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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 Dessert Recipes

Whether you’re gluten intolerant or have celiac disease, finding dessert recipes that are free of gluten is essential – and doesn’t have to be difficult. Try these gluten-free dessert recipes from the Allergic Living kitchen so you can have your proverbial cake and eat it, too. Gluten-Free Lime Cupcakes Made with almond and coconut flour, […]

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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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Valentine’s Day: The Allergy-Friendly Candy List

Here’s some sweet news for all you last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers: Supermarket and drugstore seasonal candy finds are becoming more and more allergy-friendly and gluten aware. We found several options right in the local aisles. Updated for 2014 with files from Erin Stevenson  Available in the United States and Canada • Double your love this […]

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Making Allergy-Friendly Chocolates

By Pamela Lee At holiday time, making your own chocolate goodies is a crafty and fun-filled afternoon. Following are my recipes for: chocolates, ganache frosting and chocolate clay figures and bouquets. All are free of: The top 8 allergens, sesame and gluten. Enjoy! Homemade Chocolates Try whipping up some professional-looking chocolates. You’ll need store-bought molds […]

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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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Allergic Living’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide

Cool ideas for the allergic or GF person on your list!

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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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The Lobby That Took the Cake

Hats off to the organizers of 1 in 133, the Gluten-Free Food Labeling Summit. In a matter of weeks, John Forberger, the tweeting, gluten-free triathlete (@GlutenFreeTri) and Jules Shepard (@JulesGlutenFree) managed to gather hundreds of supporters together in Washington for the impressive May 4 summit. The purpose? To send the message to the Food and […]

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