Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Gluten free diets: More harm than good?

By Suzanne Kennedy (WJLA) – You’ll notice more and more gluten free products on grocery store shelves these days as many people turn to gluten free diets. But are they doing it for the right reasons? Doctors are warning about cutting gluten out of your diet. Read more:–99788.html#ixzz2s1Alyp6H Follow us: @ABC7News on Twitter | WJLATV on Facebook    

7 Things Only Gluten-Free People Understand

From: The Huffington Post Despite the trendiness of going gluten-free, only about 1 in 133 people truly have celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder that causes damage to the small intestine when gluten is ingested. Another small group have a condition doctors call “non-celiac gluten sensitivity” that can also produce symptoms.  read the full article here:  

Potential benefits of a gluten-free diet, from the April 2013 Harvard Health Letter

“It’s a popular diet of the moment, but it really does seem to provide some improvement in gastrointestinal problems for a segment of the population,” says Dr. Daniel Leffler, an international authority on celiac disease and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. Read the whole article here:

The Basic Diet (What I Can Eat)

** This article is from Is it Gluten Free? A Basic Diet Guide for Celiacs Getting the gluten-free diet right is easy when you know the ground rules. Follow the guidelines below and you will be on your way to a happy, healthy gluten-free life. This material is not intended to provide medical advice, which […]

Dr. Oz’s Wheat Belly Diet

At Restaurants, Gluten-Free Is a Tough Recipe – from Wall Street Journal

By JULIE JARGON Dec. 15, 2013

Taste-Off: The best frozen gluten-free pizzas — and the worst

By Jolene Thym For the Mercury News People with celiac disease may have thought that their days of cheesy, gooey, glorious pizzas were over. But these days, you can find great gluten-free pizza at many restaurants and supermarkets. (Mark Boster/Los Angeles Times/MCT