Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis

Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis

Celiac disease, according to estimates, affects approximately three million Americans and as of yet, 97% haven’t been correctly diagnosed. As staggering as these statistics are, celiac disease remains largely poorly understood by the medical community. It’s no wonder, given its lack of research as compared with other autoimmune disorders. However, there is research being actively […]

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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Currently a popular method of celiac testing is a blood test, but some people with celiac disease can get blood testing multiple times and the results will nevertheless be negative. In fact, this method is inaccurate 80 percent of the time, according to Dr. Datis Kharrazian, Blood Chemistry Seminar instructor and the formulator for Apex […]

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Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

There is a common and characteristically celiac symptom that people should be aware of—dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), also known as the “gluten rash.” According to the Canadian Celiac Association, DH is “a blistering, intensely itchy skin rash.” It’s usually symmetrical in shape and is most commonly located on the elbows, knees, buttocks, and upper back. According […]

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The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Celiac patients and those with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH) (the “gluten rash”) have only one treatment option for their condition, but luckily it’s simple, effective, and non-medicinal. According to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), this treatment is “a STRICT GLUTEN-FREE DIET FOR LIFE.” DH patients may also use the drug Dapsone to suppress their symptoms. As […]

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Distilled Beverages and Gluten

Distilled Beverages and Gluten

Distilled beverages, alcohol, and vinegars are gluten-free. Distilled alcohol is also known as “spirits” or “liquor” and comes from distilling fermented foods such as grain, fruit, and vegetables. According to Living Without, research shows that gluten peptides are too large to make it through the distillation process. Watch out for liqueurs, though, which are distilled […]

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Celiac Symptoms in Children

Celiac Symptoms in Children

The symptoms of celiac disease cover a wide range and are variable from person to person, but according to the Canadian Celiac Association, there are some symptoms that seem to be particularly common among celiac children. These are: vomiting, irritability, behavioral changes, delayed growth or puberty, short stature, and dental enamel abnormalities. According to Celiacs, […]

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Testing for Celiac Disease Is Easier than Ever!

Testing for Celiac Disease Is Easier than Ever!

  I want to share with you a truly remarkable advance in celiac disease testing shared by Dr. Peter Osborne, Diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. Whereas testing for gluten sensitivity and celiac disease has been traditionally performed in a doctor’s office with blood antibody tests and intestinal biopsies, genetic testing is readily […]

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Interview with Elizabeth Goldenberg – OneSpot Allergy

Interview with Elizabeth Goldenberg – OneSpot Allergy

  I’m very pleased to share my interview with Elizabeth Goldenberg, President of Onespot Allergy, of onespotallergy.com, full of useful information on the topic of food allergies, food safety and children and much more. Nowadays many people are faced with food allergies, and you provide an incredible website/service which helps people to avoid such allergens. What led you […]

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Everyday Grain-Free Gourmet-by Jodi Bager and Jenny Lass

Everyday Grain-Free Gourmet-by Jodi Bager and Jenny Lass

Everyday Grain-Free Gourmet is a cookbook offering a clarification to and simplification of the grain-free diet and its health benefits. It also clarifies some specific points regarding the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and offers some well-researched and documented history and evidence about the diet. Bestselling authors Jodi Bager and Jenny Lass met one day while on […]

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Listen to My NABBW (National Association of Baby Boomer Women) Teleseminar on Celiac Disease

Listen to My NABBW (National Association of Baby Boomer Women) Teleseminar on Celiac Disease

I had the honor and pleasure of being featured in a NABBW (National Association of Baby Boomer Women) teleseminar on celiac disease with Anne Holmes, the “Boomer-in-Chief” of the NABBW, National Association of Baby Boomer Women. Follow the link below to have a listen or download the teleseminar as an MP3: http://attendthisevent.com/?eventid=14823489 Enjoy! Tina Turbin […]

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