Canada has its first officially certified gluten-free product: Lay’s potato chips. In order to obtain the designation, four facilities in Canada and one in Mexico were certified under the Canadian Celiac Association’s Gluten-Free Certification Program. The chips, made by Pepsico Canada, for the most part have always been made without gluten, but now customers can […]
Having chronic migraines could be a sign of celiac disease, according to a new study from researchers in New York. After studies in Europe showed a link between celiac disease and a high prevalence of migraine headaches, Dr. Alexandra Dimitrova, a neurological resident at Columbia University Medical Center, under the supervision of Dr. Peter Green […]
Having chronic migraines could be a sign of celiac disease, according to a new study by New York researchers.
Portland, Oregon – April 17, 2012 – Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, the Milwaukie, Ore.-based leader in whole grain foods, has unwrapped Bob’s Birthday Club, a birthday rewards program for children with autism. By making a minimum donation to Autism Speaks, adults can enlist a child in the club, and in advance of that child’s […]
This Mother’s Day story is a readers’ favorite. First published in May, 2012, it has an update at the end for 2015. I’M NOT a big fan of amusement park rides: the kiddie train or a quick spin on the carousel horse is about my speed. On the day our son had his first anaphylactic […]
While Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and other celebs embrace the gluten-free diet for weight loss, the truth is: for most people who adopt the diet for celiac disease, the results are quite the opposite. In a 2006 study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, a whopping 81 percent of celiacs on the gluten-free diet […]
Miserable – that’s how Christine Auman describes the 12 years of her life before her celiac disease diagnosis. She was bowled over by fatigue, anemia, swollen joints, vitamin D deficiency, heart problems, dental problems and more. “I was passed around from doctor to doctor,” recalls the Doylestown, Pennsylvania mother of two. “Nobody could diagnose me.” […]
Singer Miley Cyrus wants you to know that she’s not succumbing to an eating disorder. She’s just lost weight because of what she calls her “gluten allergy”.
It sounds like celiac disease and it feels like celiac disease – but it’s not. Physicians are now being advised to consider symptoms such as stomach bloat, fatigue and muscle and joint pain when diagnosing non-celiac gluten sensitivity, a relatively new condition on the spectrum of gluten-related disorders. “There is tremendous confusion when it comes […]