September has done its best to hang on to summer, but over the past few days I've finally begun to feel fall creeping up. Leaves are beginning to change, evening outings require jackets, football season is upon us, and my son got his annual apple picking permission slip sent home. Fall is here!
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A new study published in the journal Gut has found that wheat can cause an immune reaction in people without celiac disease, confirming that there appears to be a biological explanation for non-celiac wheat sensitivity.
Having to swear off of most grains in order to successfully maintain a gluten-free diet can mean missing out on a host of important vitamins and nutrients. Additionally, many of the gluten-free foods gracing grocery store shelves and on restaurant menus have replaced flours and glutenous starches with rice, corn, and potato alternatives.
A new vaccine that can protect celiac sufferers against gluten exposure could be closer than you think. NexVax2, a vaccine that stops the body from reacting to gluten, could allow celiac patients to eat a normal diet.
After repeated shareholder pressure, Starbucks has finally decided to expand their options to accommodate to the needs of the gluten-free community.
Since the gluten-free selection at Starbucks is slim, this is very exciting news!
It is a common misconception that those with celiac disease get completely well after starting a gluten-free diet. While many do, others continue to deal with pain and discomfort, experiencing something known as nonresponsive celiac disease.
If there is one thing that people with celiac and gluten intolerance spend time on, it's food. Reading about it, shopping for it, cooking it, label reading, recipe testing, product comparing, you name it, we do it. After all of this time consuming effort that goes into our food - who has tie to actually cook? This is precisely what makes gluten-free meal delivery services so appealing to us.
I'm going to tell you all something that you probably already know. Regardless of the plethora of gluten-free breads and baked goods out there, one thing continues to remain certain: none of them taste all that good. But you may want to start to get excited, because it looks like that may be about to change.
A drug to treat celiac disease could very well be just around the corner. Alba Therapeutics is on the FDA fast track, and we're here to share with you all of the details of this exciting development!
Since gluten-based foods are the primary source of fiber for Americans, those on a gluten-free diet have to be especially conscious of fiber intake.
Since those of us who have to eat gluten-free are already pretty overwhelmed with the level of attention we have to give to our diets, paying attention to fiber can be a chore. This is why we’ve compiled a few handy tricks for you [...]
Did you know that if you are diagnosed with celiac disease, you may be able to claim tax deductions for the extra costs associated with buying gluten-free food and products? While this can be a tedious process, there’s a new app that helps ease the burden!
Today we’re excited to feature one of our own: Noreen Fitzmaurice has been a member of the CeliAct community for years now, and we are excited to share with all of you her gluten-free business, The Celiac Cakery! An at-home bakery specializing in gluten-free baked goods, including birthday cakes, donuts […]
While an estimated 1% of the population suffers from celiac disease, a whopping 29% of the American population say they’re trying to cut back or eliminate gluten from their diets. So why are so many people avoiding gluten if only 1% of the population has celiac disease? […]
Get the scoop on the bread that’s been named one of the top health trends of 2016. Cloud bread is the new gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb bread that more and more people are beginning to swear by. It’s hard to believe that bread can be made out of 3 incredibly simple ingredients.
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