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Dietitians’ Favorite Gluten-Free Recipes

When you first go on a gluten-free diet, it is challenging to get all the nutrients you need. The Mayo Clinic notes that people with celiac disease are at risk for deficiencies in iron, calcium, folate, zinc, vitamin B12, and vitamins D and K . Replacing those nutrients can be a problem, say dietitians, since […]

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Gluten Introduction and the Baby At-Risk for Celiac

Breastfeeding and the timing of gluten introduction appear to play no role in the development of celiac disease.

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How to Reduce the Risk of Cross-Contact of Gluten when Dining Out

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, […]

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Study Proves Gluten ‘Brain Fog’

Researchers warn that if left untreated, the cognitive effects of celiac disease could affect performance of everyday tasks.

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Sibling Blues and Celiac Disease

When the focus turns to one child’s celiac diagnosis, brothers and sisters can suffer feelings of neglect. Your child needs support. I’m not talking about the one who has celiac disease. I’m referring to the other child, the one who doesn’t have to worry about gluten. I recently spoke with my friend Dr. Ritu Verma, a pediatric gastroenterologist at our […]

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Jennifer Esposito Opens Gluten-Free Bakery

Actress Jennifer Esposito has opened her own gluten-free bakery in Manhattan’s East Village

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When Dairy Intolerance Joins Celiac Disease

From Allergic Living’s magazine Fall 2012 issue.  IT WAS the itch that wouldn’t quit. Melinda Dennis had developed a painful skin rash that turned out to be dermatitis herpetiformis, a sure sign of celiac disease. But this was 1990 and back then so little was known about celiac disease and its symptoms that Dennis thought she’d […]

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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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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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