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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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.
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:
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.
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?
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.
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 [...]
While the obvious culprit when it comes to gut health is diet, what many people don’t know is that stress can also be a significant factor in maintaining digestive health.
Studies are consistently showing a link between the body’s level of stress and gut health, so we’ve decided to explore this issue further and bring you what you need to know ...
We’ve all been there. Accidental gluten exposure, or “getting glutened,” can wreak havoc on your system and leave you with some pretty serious symptoms to manage.
The good news is, there are steps you can take to help your body heal and recover. Help your gut combat the trauma with these 5 important steps! [...]