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Gluten’s Role in Autism

A scientist sets out to prove that gluten and a leaky gut may be causing 20 percent of autism disorders.

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Actress’s Battle with CBS over Celiac Disease

Actress Jennifer Esposito is upset that she’s been put on unpaid leave from the TV series “Blue Bloods” because of issues with her celiac disease.

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Celiac Patients Getting Poor Follow-up Care

A recent Mayo Clinic study finds that 65 percent of celiac disease patients do not receive adequate long-term care following their diagnosis.

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Sunflower Flax Bread

Looking for something different for your morning toast? Try this crunchy, nutty loaf. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingredients 3/4 cup sorghum flour – 175 mL 2/3 cup amaranth flour – 150 mL 1/3 cup flax flour – 75 mL 2/3 cup potato starch – 150 mL 1/3 […]

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Ancient Grains Bread

A quartet of healthy grains – sorghum, amaranth, cornmeal and quinoa – combine in a soft-textured, nutritious loaf that’s perfect for sandwiches. By Donna Washburn and Heather Butt Makes 15 slices (1 per serving) Ingedients 1 cup sorghum flour – 250 mL 3/4 cup amaranth flour – 175 mL 3/4 cup cornmeal – 175 mL […]

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Guide for Talking to Family About Celiac Testing

The following information is courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Having a relative with celiac disease increases your risk of developing celiac, but many parents, siblings and family members are resistant to getting tested. Earlier this year, NFCA collaborated with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston […]

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Cooking Whole Grains on Gluten-Free Diet

Whole grains are an important part of the gluten-free diet since they contain nutrients such as B vitamins, vitamin E, iron, magnesium, fiber, protein, antioxidants and phytochemicals (naturally occurring plant chemicals). Regular consumption of whole grains can lower the risk of heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and certain cancers. They also play a role […]

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Is It Safe to Eat The Airline’s Gluten-free Food?

An increasing number of airlines are now offering gluten-free meals and snacks. But if you’re living with celiac disease, the risk of food cross-contamination is always a worry. Allergic Living asked some leading members of the celiac community for their thoughts on the big question of whether: to eat or not to eat at 35,000 […]

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Control Your Weight on the Gluten-Free Diet

You’ll hear of celebrities like Russell Crowe and Miley Cyrus lauding the gluten-free life as their ticket to weight loss. The word is that Lady Gaga, in the quest for onstage bloat control, doesn’t allow her dancers to eat wheat. But it’s time for a reality check: the truth is that many people who give […]

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Chips Are Canada’s First Certified Gluten-free Food

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 […]

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