A common misconception when starting a gluten-free diet is that grains are completely off-limits. This is not only inaccurate, it is also the opposite of a healthy gluten-free diet, which should be full of whole grains.
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Papa Johns recently began serving their new Ancient Grains 9.99 Gluten-Free Pizza. The new crust has quite a list of ingredients -- including sorghum, teff, amaranth, and quinoa. It is even manufactured in a gluten-free facility. But there's one catch.
While we know that celiac disease has a genetic component, precisely what causes the disease to appear continues to puzzle researchers.
A new study is beginning to shed light on this. Researchers recently discovered that infection with reoviruses may play a role -- a finding that could be bringing us closer to a vaccine for celiac disease.
To say that there are hurdles involved when learning to navigate a gluten-free lifestyle is quite the understatement.
Learning to manage this new lifestyle and all of the changes it brings can result in a lot of mistakes, but sometimes mistakes can be good. Mistakes allow us to learn from experiences and to improve.
Popular chicken-based fast food chain Chick-fil-A announced Monday the debut of a new gluten-free bun.
Chick-fil-A's new bun will cost an extra $1.15 and comes individually packaged so that customers will have to assemble their own sandwiches, avoiding cross-contamination from the kitchen.
When thinking about controlling celiac disease, one generally thinks about food -specifically, adhering to a strict, gluten-free diet. But recent research is suggesting that this may be only a piece of the puzzle. In addition to diet, moderate exercise could also help with managing celiac disease.
One of the downsides of following a strict gluten-free diet is that you lose a lot of your fiber sources, as many fiber-rich foods are wheat-based.
Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet for numerous reasons:
Millions and millions of people around the world have completely eliminated gluten from their diets. As awareness of celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity grows and diagnostic capabilities improve, these numbers show no sign of shrinking.
With the gluten-free food industry as booming as ever, there are new snacks popping up at the grocery store at an alarming rate. The food industry has been doing their best to answer the desires of consumers, who want their snacks to be three things: gluten-free, relatively healthy, and yummy.
The reality of a vaccine used to treat celiac disease has gotten even closer. Researchers working on a vaccine to protect those with celiac from gluten-exposure have successfully moved forward to the next round of clinical trials.
If you're like me and have been eating gluten-free for a long time, then you know that the gluten-free pasta section of your grocery store has, to put it lightly, grown. Gone are the days of one type of gluten-free pasta on the shelves and while it's nice to have so many options, it can frankly be confusing and overwhelming.
Addressing the gluten-status of coffee can be tricky to navigate. While coffee in its purest form is 100% gluten-free, why do so many people report experiencing adverse reactions after drinking it? We looked into this common occurrence and found three main reasons why this is potentially happening.
February is upon us, and gluten-free dieters are doing what they do whenever any food-related holiday starts to creep up: wondering what in the world is gluten-free!
Never fear! Whether you're searching for a gift for your sweetheart, picking out candy for your kids to pass out at school, or just want to indulge in some sweets at home, we've got you covered.
While roughly 40% of people in the United States have the genes that predispose them to celiac disease, the disease is only present in an estimated 1% of the population. Why are so many people genetically predisposed to develop celiac able to tolerate gluten just fine?
Winter mornings can be tough. Waking up when it's still dark out, the cold of the floor when climbing out of bed and the thought of the inevitable frosted car windshield never fail to make me want to crawl back under the covers.
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