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Why You Should Test For Celiac Before Going Gluten Free

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 […]

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Need to Know: Oats and the Gluten-Free Diet (Canada)

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 – […]

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Non-Classic Symptoms of Celiac Disease on the Rise

Researchers say that diarrhea should be no longer regarded as the cardinal symptom of celiac disease.

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Winter 2015 – U.S. Edition

To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. New Year, New Allergy Attitude: Start 2015 off right by learning how to talk the most effective allergy talk.  Holiday Gift Guide: Sensational shopping ideas for the allergic and gluten-free ones on your list this year. Renovating Your GF […]

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Jennifer Esposito’s Incredible Journey with Celiac Disease

We’ve seen her acting chops in many roles – from the movie Crash to the TV shows Blue Bloods and the former Spin City. But now we’re getting to know Jennifer Esposito in close-up, as a member of the celiac disease community. After many years of doctor visits and symptoms from stomachaches to frightening panic […]

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Injecting Health into the Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten-free food choices are a great thing, but now we need nutrition along with taste. The gluten-free market is exploding with a growing number of widely available specialty products. This is welcome news for those who need to follow a gluten-free diet. But while you rejoice over the many choices available at the supermarket and online, you also need to be aware that […]

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Tips for Healthy Gluten-Free Eating

Steps to follow to ensure you’re getting enough nutrients on the gluten-free diet. Choose naturally gluten-free and nutritious foods such as lean meats, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts, seeds, legumes, fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and low fat milk and milk products. Increase your intake of whole grains including amaranth, buckwheat, millet, oats, quinoa, sorghum, teff and rice (black, brown, […]

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A Celiac Story: From Cancer Diagnosis to Gluten-Free Health

When I was a toddler, my parents took me to every specialist under the sun to solve the mystery of why their only child was so sick.

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Teff: A Surprising Addition to the Gluten-Free Diet

Teff, a major cereal crop of Ethiopia, is the smallest of all grains in the world. About 100 to 150 teff grains equal the size of one wheat kernel. Teff grains range in color from milky white to almost black. White, red and brown varieties are the most common types found in Ethiopia, while brown […]

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Frustration and Isolation on GF Diet

Those living with celiac disease are experiencing frustration and

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