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From gluten content levels to the risks of skin lotions, a lot of fiction gets mashed into gluten-free “facts”. Even our wise celiac disease community can fall prey to fiction that circulates in the media or misconceptions from confusing terminology. It’s time to dispel some of the top myths. Myth: Celiac disease is on the rise because today’s wheat […]
A California woman alleges that the Chinese food chain discriminates against those with celiac by charging more for gluten-free meals.
What seems like a harmless experiment could do more harm than good. A few years ago, a gluten-free manufacturer approached me to partner on a major social media campaign. The theme: “Try a gluten-free diet for two weeks and see how you feel.” I said no. While the promotion probably would have helped certain people identify symptoms that suggest a […]
This article originally appeared in the Winter 2015 print issue of Allergic Living magazine. For the U.S. version of this article, click here. The subject of oats and the gluten-free diet can be confusing. Here’s what you need to know. Anyone with celiac disease quickly learns that the protein gluten is found in wheat, barley, rye – […]
Researchers say that diarrhea should be no longer regarded as the cardinal symptom of celiac disease.
Grandma and the nut tray; a friend’s potluck; your boss and the gluteny restaurant. Holidays can be an allergy minefield. Not to worry, we’ve got 12 ways to say ‘No’.
The Mayo Clinic’s celiac guru talks about going gluten-free, who should screen for celiac, and his new book.
How many times have you closed your eyes, taken a bite and thought: “I hope this doesn’t make me sick?” For those of us with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, that question arises every time we put food in our mouths. Dietary compliance can seem like a black-and-white issue. You either stick to your diet, or you don’t. But there is a gray area, […]