If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease, or you cook for someone who eats a gluten free diet, you might have questions about some of the foods. Take gluten free bread, for example. Isn’t gluten one of the main ingredients of most bread? How does gluten free bread work? Here are some of the most common […]
When you think of advancements in technology, often things like cell phones, airplanes, and medical procedures. But if you live with a gluten-free diet, there are some pretty fabulous tech tools for you as well.
When you talk about what celiac disease is, you often have to talk about what the disease is not. While ‘celiac disease’, ‘gluten allergy’, and ‘gluten sensitivity’ or ‘intolerance’ are often lumped together in the media, they are three different gluten related disorders. While these medical issues frequently share similar outward symptoms, the causes of […]
As gluten free products line more and more shelves in the grocery store, consumers are starting to question their consumption of gluten and whether or not gluten is a healthy item to have as part of their daily diet. People who have celiac disease don’t have much of a choice when it comes to eliminating […]
In the days of old, gluten-free could have typically was described as taste-free. Muffins crumbled, cupcakes were dense and flavorless, and the bread — let’s not even talk about the bread. Now, it is so encouraging and exciting how far gluten-free foods have come! What was once tolerated is currently anticipated, what used to be […]
Thank you to Greg Haver for contributing this week’s article. This is one of those moments where I would typically laugh because it reminds me of all the products labeled “gluten-free” that don’t typically have gluten. It’s like slapping a gluten free sticker on a pack of plain raw chicken or on a bottle of […]
It is likely that at one point in your life, you have encountered a stressful situation such as loss of a loved one or job, a big move or illness or any traumatic incident. Naturally, your body is designed to recover from life’s day-to-day stressors, however, there may be times when stress becomes severe and […]
Though currently, the only treatment for celiac disease is a diet that is 100% gluten-free, there is hope on the horizon for a new treatment that could help those afflicted have a better tolerance for wheat substances.
Contrary to what the title of this article may lead you to believe, you actually cannot be allergic to gluten. Not to say gluten does not offer up its own set of issues. In fact, there are three disorders you can attribute to gluten on a scientific basis: celiac disease, wheat allergies, and non-celiac gluten […]