As we all know, celiac disease is an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It is also hereditary, meaning that it runs in families. Aside from those, it can develop at any age after people start eating foods or medicines that contain gluten.
For those of us suffering from celiac disease, dining out can often be a scary proposition. Not only is there concern about healthy, gluten-free options, there is the added threat of cross contamination. That’s why when there was news recently of a gluten sensor on the market, our ears perked up. Testing food before consumption […]
If you’re looking for an easy way to boost your memory, fight depression, fight autoimmune disease and to reap so many more benefits of one little thing… look no further than Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids refer to a polyunsaturated fatty acid that is essential to the human body that influences some of its […]
Celiac disease is an intestinal digestive disease that causes your body to react when you consume gluten. About 1 out of every 100 Americans suffers from this kind of disease and it is typically passed down genetically (so you can thank your parents for that one). While there are some far more common symptoms of […]
Gluten allergies have seemingly increased in recent years. Or, at the very least, more attention has been given to gluten and, in some instances, the need to live a gluten-free lifestyle. If this is something you are considering you will want to educate yourself on what it entails. This includes these five things that you […]
It’s warm outside and you may not feel like cooking a big meal. A fast meal that can is delicious and tasty – and also gluten free – is something every busy family needs. How about considering topping one of the best gluten free pizza crusts with fun toppings and throwing it on the grill? It’s […]
Held each May, Celiac Awareness Month is an event recognized throughout the United States to help raise awareness about celiac disease. Supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, and other organizations, the goal is to provide support for those affected with the disease. In today’s post, we’ll talk about what celiac disease is, and offer […]
The internet is exploding with ideas and inspiration, which can be exciting yet daunting too. While it can be fun to spend hours scrolling through feeds, sometimes we just want to cut to the chase with relevant (gluten-free and celiac) info to inspire us with great recipes, product ideas, and information. We decided to revisit […]
If you were recently diagnosed with celiac disease, you already understand how important it is to properly read a food label. The key is to stay gluten-free, and that begins by finding gluten on food labels.