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Is gluten intolerance the cause of your health problems? (

AMIE VALPONE, Contributor12:06 a.m. EST December 6, 2016 What you may find shocking is that many people who suffer from gluten intolerance actually don’t have any digestive symptoms at all. That’s right. You don’t need to have bloating or gas or other digestive discomforts to have an intolerance to gluten. Gluten intolerance is becoming a […]

Is Gluten-free good for children? (The Daily Meal)

Many people now choose gluten-free products, while others call it a fad. Worldwide, diagnoses of celiac disease are on the rise. The gluten-free food industry is blossoming even faster, growing 135 percent from 2013-2015 with sales worth $11.6 billion. What attracts people without celiac disease to go gluten-free? Is it worthwhile, or even beneficial? Dr. […]

5 Things You Need To Know About Gluten

Excerpt:  Bread, made from grinding wheat into flour, is one of the oldest recorded human foods; we’ve been digesting gluten for a very long time. The gluten-free fad has developed in response to many things, from the increasing awareness of celiac disease (though, as we’ll discover, sometimes awareness doesn’t lead to diagnosis) to the discovery […]

The Best Gluten-Free Option At Every Major Fast-Food Chain (Huff Post)

by Kristin Hunt Gluten intolerance can be a real jerk. Half your friends think you’re lying about your convulsing tummy, and getting past the drive-thru without asking 15 necessary questions is a near impossibility. We can’t do anything about your questionable taste in friends, but we can at least save you some time on your […]

Avoid the Gluten-Free Trap (from the Huffpost)

The majority of potato chip brands have always been gluten free. Yet, when someone is grabbing a bag at the grocery store, or offering you some at their house, they announce “they’re gluten-free!” as if that’s some sort of health benefit. Sadly, many are picking up gluten free breads, cookies, and crackers thinking that these […]

‘Gluten-free’ probiotics often contain gluten, study finds

Many probiotic supplements contain small amounts of gluten, but whether such traces are harmful for people who can’t eat gluten is still unknown, a new study finds. The researchers tested 22 popular probiotic supplements, most of which were labeled as “gluten free.” More than half of these products (55 percent) had detectable levels of gluten, […]

6 Surprising Results of Going Gluten-Free

From: It’s not news that going gluten-free has tremendous health benefits for celiacs. Healing of the intestinal lining, proper absorption of nutrients, and mental clarity are just the tip of the iceberg. Given the symptoms of untreated celiac disease, these improvements as a result of a gluten-free diet aren’t surprising. What is surprising is how […]

Is a gluten-free diet really good for our health?

Gwyneth Paltrow, Ryan Gosling and Jenny McCarthy are just some of the celebrities who have adopted a gluten-free diet – not necessarily because they have a gluten intolerance, but because they deem the diet to be healthier. As such, the diet seems to have become the latest “trend.” It is estimated that around 1.6 million […]

Test your gluten-free knowledge

By Mayo Clinic News Network For individuals with celiac disease, eating out can be problematic — even life threatening. My husband has celiac disease and that I’m always looking for tips to share about living gluten-free. A recent initiative caught my eye — and the attention of my husband. The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness […]

Celiac disease showing up in many forms and at all ages (from Reuters)

BY JANICE NEUMANN (Reuters Health) – A classical set of celiac disease symptoms no longer reflects the profile of most newly-diagnosed patients, according to a new study from Italy. Instead, doctors need to take other symptoms into account and consider the possibility of celiac disease, even when patients don’t fit the old image of the […]