December 1, 2020

Do You Know What Your Ideal Diet Is?

Most nutritionists agree there is no one dietary pattern that’s ideal for everyone. In addition to your unique combination of genes, medical history, cultural and family background, taste preferences and daily living patterns, you apply your own set of values to your eating approach. Some people may focus on preventing or managing disease, others on protecting the environment, some on managing weight, others on enjoying what they eat and so on. Prioritizing what matters to you can help determine your eating style. The six dietary patterns discussed here have dominated headlines over the past few years. We’ve tapped nutrition experts […]
December 1, 2020

Three Gluten-Free Desserts for the Holidays

The holidays are a time where warmth and sweetness prevail. While someone living with a gluten allergy has many options for their main course, it’s a bit tougher to navigate desserts, which are usually a gluten mine field. Having a dietary restriction used to put a damper on the holiday cheer, but with the myriad of delicious gluten-free recipes available now, it’s no longer an issue. Can we get a “pa rum pum pum pum”? For those of you ready to ring in the gluten-free holidays without sacrificing your sweet tooth, here are three delectable gluten-free desserts to enjoy while […]
November 17, 2020

Halloween for Celiacs: Beware of Gluten!

Halloween is my #1 favorite holiday: the costumes, the decorations, the spooky atmosphere, the fall foliage, and yes, of course, the treats. Halloween can bring with it a lot of situations where we are faced with new products that we are unfamiliar with. Parties, trick or treating, school events, and buying candy are just a few of the circumstances where we may find ourselves asking, “Is this gluten-free?” Adhering to a gluten-free diet doesn’t mean you have to skip out on all the Halloween fun. We’ve compiled some tips and tricks to help ensure accidentally eating gluten is one thing you do […]
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
July 28, 2020

A Gluten-Free Future – The Trends To Watch in 2020

Whether it’s for health reasons or having a medical condition such as celiac disease, more Americans are going gluten-free. Because of this, the market for gluten-free foods is bound to increase–it’s just a matter of how much. Adroit Market Research projects a compound annual growth rate of 9.5% from 2019 to 2025 for a revenue of $6.43 billion by 2025, while Zion Market Research predicts the gluten-free product market will reach $7.6 billion by 2024. As a result, many natural food companies are trying to capitalize on the trend. To understand what is happening in the space, we caught up […]
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 […]
January 8, 2019

Eating Right With Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is estimated to affect one out of 141 of Americans, or just under 1 percent of the population. The Academy of
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