August 11, 2020

Can Egg Yolks Help Fight Celiac Disease?

The more research and awareness we have surrounding celiac disease, the more we are seeing
October 29, 2019

6 Things to Know Before Going Gluten-Free

Over the past few years, what we know about gluten and our awareness concerning celiac and gluten-free eating has skyrocketed. According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, as many as 1 in 133 Americans have celiac, while upwards of 18 million have some non-celiac sensitivity to gluten. Research, awareness, products and resources are making leaps and bounds before our very eyes concerning celiac, gluten sensitivity and gluten-free dieting. Before you begin a gluten-free diet, you should know what you’re getting into. We’ve compiled a list of six important rules of thumb for anyone about to embark on a gluten-free […]
May 28, 2019

The Uncomfortable Truth About Gluten-Free Food

The gluten-free diet has been widely adopted by people that don’t have celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Why? Well, in many cases there is a good reason to try it out, but there are also many misperceptions that lead people down the wrong path. Can eating gluten-free really make you lose weight? Are all of the processed gluten-free foods healthy, and, are they healthier because they don’t have gluten? Why are gluten-free items located in the “health food” section of my grocery store? There’s certainly a lot to discuss, so let’s look at these questions and more. I can still […]
November 6, 2018

The Secret To Eating Gluten

Scientists have discovered a new way in which celiac patients may be able to digest gluten – with the help of an enzyme extracted from carnivorous plants. Pitcher plants, which have a cup-like shape
June 28, 2018

5 Reasons to Test for Celiac Before Going Gluten-Free

A rapidly growing number of people are turning to gluten-free diets to cure all kinds of ailments. If the removal of gluten results in symptoms decreasing or disappearing, then all is well, right? Not so fast. There are very important reasons to get tested for celiac disease before you eliminate gluten from your diet, and we’ve got the 5 main reasons detailed for you here. The Gluten-Challenge If you decide to test for celiac later on, you’ll have to do a gluten challenge. Celiac testing (which includes blood tests and an endoscopy), looks for your body’s reaction to gluten and […]
April 10, 2018

What’s Up, Doc? Gluten-Free Carrot Cake

When I was diagnosed with celiac, I went through a period of grieving for carrot cake. The delicious combination
February 27, 2018

Gluten-Free Pizza At Home: The Best Mixes

As celiac awareness has grown in recent years, a number of chain and local pizzerias have ventured into the world
October 3, 2017

Back to School? Gluten-Free Lunch Ideas

Preparing school lunches for our gluten-free kiddos is no simple task. While kids can often times be picky eaters making mealtime complicated no matter the location, school lunches introduce even more factors: Will the food keep until lunch time? What if his lunch is different from everyone elses and he is embarrassed? What if the other kids make fun of him? What if he doesn’t understand the severity of his intolerance and is buying school lunch without telling me? Read on for tips on how to navigate this process, and suggestions for gluten-free lunch ideas that your munchkins will love! […]
August 8, 2017

The 4 Biggest Mistakes People Make When Going Gluten-Free

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. But let’s be honest — sometimes it’s hard to know when you’re making a mistake. And what you don’t know, you can’t fix! So we’ve compiled the 4 biggest mistakes that people make on a gluten-free diet — I’ll bet some of you don’t even realize […]