Monthly Archives: February, 2014

New Research Says Gluten and Carbs Damage Your Brain, But is it True?

Excerpt from this article by Joe Leech:  Carbs and brain cognition The hypothesis that high carbohydrate food consumption affects our memory has gradually emerged due to the increasing rate of dementia (all forms) and a Western societal diet which makes it increasingly simple to eat them. Humans never used to eat much gluten, and dementia […]

Churches help worshipers seeking gluten-free communion

February 23, 2014 7:00 am  •  DAVID WAHLBERG | Wisconsin State Journal  Mary Lee Rossmaessler — who has celiac disease, a problem with gluten — has a special arrangement for communion at St. Dennis Catholic Church in Madison. She avoids taking a wafer and drinks out of a separate cup. Sometimes other people dip wafers, containing gluten, […]

Before Going Gluten-Free, Make Sure It’s Necessary

Excerpt: When teens go gluten-free, they are much more likely to become overweight, and to eat less fiber, calcium and iron but consume more fat. http://www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2014/02/20/is-avoiding-gluten-a-risky-fad-or-a-healthy-diet/before-going-gluten-free-make-sure-its-necessary

Here it is: The Gluten Free Girl Scout Cookie!

  Excerpt:  It’s a chocolate chip shortbread cookie — made with a mix of rice and tapioca flours instead of wheat — that will only be available in certain test markets this year. It’s great news for the millions who have had to bypass the cookies in the past due to Celiac disease or gluten […]

Olympians are eating Gluten free!

  Many of the Olympians from the United States and Canada are eating Gluten free. Dasha Gaiazova, a cross-country skier and two-time world cup medalist who is currently competing at Sochi, is serving as a Fitness Guru for Glutino Foods. Dasha draws from her personal experience as an athlete to offer tips on maintaining a […]

Gluten Free Comic