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Eating Safely at Family BBQ

Q: Can you give me tips on how I can eat safely at barbecues? A: Summer is a great time for eating and socializing outdoors, and there are plenty of menu options for those with celiac disease. Here are some tips for a stress- and gluten-free barbecue season: Planning – Call ahead to find out […]

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Are Oats OK on the Gluten-Free Diet?

Q. I’m confused about the use of oats in the gluten-free diet. I thought oats were not safe but now I hear they are allowed. What’s the truth? Shelley Case: In a sense, you’re right on both counts. Historically, oats were not allowed on the gluten-free diet (GF diet) used to treat those with celiac […]

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About Using Gluten-Free Flours

Q: I love to bake, but since my celiac diagnosis, I’m still learning about substitutes for wheat flour. What are the best alternatives for different types of baking? A: Learning how to bake with alternatives to wheat flour is both an art and a science. A variety of gluten-free flours and starches can be substituted, […]

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About Hidden Gluten

Q: Despite my efforts to avoid gluten, I occasionally still have symptoms. What are some of the less obvious sources of gluten, and what should I be looking for when checking labels? A: Gluten is the general name for specific proteins in the grains wheat, rye and barley. Although their presence is evident in baked […]

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Celiac Disease and Anemia

Q: After years of battling anemia, I’ve finally been diagnosed with celiac disease. How are the two related, and what can I do to reverse the anemia? A: Anemia is one of the most common symptoms of undiagnosed celiac disease. In the Canadian Celiac Association Health Survey*, published in 2007, 66 per cent of adults […]

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South Asian Grilled Chicken

Serves 4-6 Free of: Gluten and all top allergens Chicken Ingredients 1 whole organic chicken, rinsed and cut into 8 4 tbsp (60 mL) whole coriander seeds 2 tbsp (30 mL) whole mixed peppercorns 2 tbsp (30 mL) fresh garlic, roughly chopped 1 tsp (5 mL) coarse salt 1 tsp (5 mL) olive oil Bunch […]

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Learning to Cope Gluten-Free

Three women share their stories of adapting to the GF diet.

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Celiac Disease: Fertility’s Thief

The View’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck learned that celiac disease was the culprit thwarting her attempts to get pregnant. She’s by no means alone. From the Fall 2009 edition of Allergic Living magazine. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is used to getting what she goes for. “I came of the mentality that if you work hard for something, you have […]

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Symptoms of Celiac Disease in Children

Children with celiac disease tend to be sickly, small and irritable. But once gluten-free, the turnaround is nothing short of astounding. Janet Smith was sure she wasn’t overreacting. Her 18-month-old daughter Heather had terrible symptoms: she was throwing up eight times a day, her stomach was bloated, and her diapers needed to be changed constantly. […]

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