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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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Migraines Linked to Celiac Disease

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 […]

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Comparing Gluten-Free Cereal & Oatmeals

Shelley Case lets you know what’s in your favorite GF cereal.

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Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity: What Are the Differences

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 […]

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Yes, Celiac Disease Can Develop As a Senior

It was the last thing Tom Hopper, then 65, expected to hear

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When Celiac is Silent

Some have so few symptoms that they don’t realize gluten is a big problem.

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From Sickness to Advocacy: A Gluten-Free Journey

There were days that the fatigue was so bad that Shelia Cafferty could barely haul herself out of bed. She had hay fever, she kept breaking out into inexplicable rashes, she felt bloated all the time. Without answers and feeling awful continuously, soon, she sank into depression. “I knew something was really wrong,” she recalls […]

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Allergy-friendly School Snacks

All kids hate to feel different and just want to fit in. So imagine how your allergic student feels when his teacher wants to give out treats during an activity, celebration or party, but has nothing for the child with allergies. Indie Candy to the rescue! The Alabama-based company, which ships to the U.S. and […]

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownies

These gluten-free chocolate brownies are made with a surprising ingredient: black bean flour. Makes 16 servings Free of: Gluten Ingredients 1/2 cup (125 ml/1 stick) unsalted butter or buttery spread 3/4 cup (175 ml/about 6 oz) bittersweet chocolate chips 1 1/4 cups (300 ml) sugar 3 large eggs, room temperature 1/2 cup (125 ml) black […]

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Gluten-Free Seal Coming to Canada

Trying to figure out what products are really gluten-free can be a shopping headache. Canada’s newly enhanced allergen and gluten labelling rules, coming into effect next year, will certainly help, but there will still be fine print and confusing “may contain” statements to navigate. Now the Canadian Celiac Association is trying to make its mark […]

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