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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 […]
By Alisa Fleming Sunflower seeds offer a nutritious, mayo-free base to this rich salad dressing. I prefer to serve it on the side for a wonderful lunch or dinner presentation. For a lighter side salad that will serve six, simply omit the chicken. Makes 4 servings Free of: gluten and all top allergens Creamy Maple Dressing […]
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 – […]
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 […]
Breastfeeding and the timing of gluten introduction appear to play no role in the development of celiac disease.
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, […]
Researchers warn that if left untreated, the cognitive effects of celiac disease could affect performance of everyday tasks.
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 […]