Awareness of food allergies is on the rise and wheat allergy is at the top of the list. The availability of wheat free food products makes dealing with an allergy to wheat more manageable. How do you know if you have an allergy to wheat products? Know the symptoms of an allergy to wheat.
The medical community has long debated whether gluten sensitivity in people not diagnosed with celiac disease is a real medical condition or rather a popular self-diagnosis for those following the latest gluten-free diet fad. A new study by researchers at Columbia University shows that gluten sensitivity is indeed a legitimate medical disorder, although the causes […]
As more of the population are embracing healthy eating, there are many struggles with wheat free vs gluten free foods. While both seem to be closely related, it depends on what restrictions in your diet need to take place. Let’s explore the differences and similarities in this post.
By now you likely know that celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder caused by damage to the lining of the small intestine. This damage occurs when the specific substance, gluten, is consumed. Found in rye, wheat, barley and even some oats, gluten attacks the lining and prohibits the intestine from performing its necessary job of absorbing necessary components […]
A healthy diet requires healthy food and recipes. There are a few essential kitchen tools which make food preparation easier. When you have the right tools in your kitchen, it is likely you will make healthier choices. Many of the kitchen tools we found to reduce food preparation time, reduces fat and makes healthy food option fun […]
With all the information on the web with respect to healthy eating tips, how can you be sure that you are doing the right things for your body? If you focus on the numbers, grams of protein, saturated fats, sugars, et cetera, it is very easy to quickly become overwhelmed, drawing your focus away from […]
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 […]
A brain disorder means that the brain cells have been destroyed or there is a degeneration in those cells. According to Healthline, “When your brain is damaged, it can affect many different things, including your memory, your sensation, and even your personality. Brain disorders include any conditions or disabilities that affect your brain.” This includes those […]
If someone you know and love has been diagnosed with celiac disease, all you want to do is help them. They have to walk the path, but that doesn’t mean you can’t walk alongside them, supporting them along the way. What should you do? What is most helpful? Here are a few ways you can […]
The pain, bloating, chronic stomach, and intestinal upsets have sent many to the doctor. The unfortunate part is gut issues do not have an immediate diagnosis or effective treatment immediately. Over time the patient’s gut problems escalate and a general decline in health commences. All of this leads to the general assumption of the typical […]