Gluten-Free Crave Cookbook Giveaway!

Gluten-Free Crave Cookbook Giveaway!

Years ago I cam across a company called Crave Bakery. Impressed doesn’t even describe how I felt about their delicious desserts. I was a recently diagnosed celiac and it was really hard for me to find good gluten-free baked goods that didn’t taste like crap or “good for being gluten-free”. Crave Bakery gave me hope […]

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Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Could a Gluten Insensitivity Be Causing Your Child’s ADHD? – Guest Blog

Diagnoses for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, are on the rise. The symptoms of ADHD have long been a problem in a number of children, though the classification of ADHD as a disorder is relatively recent. The statistics show a large discrepancy in the number of children diagnosed with ADHD, ranging anywhere from five […]

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Philosophie Superfood Powder – Gluten-Free Review

Philosophie Superfood Powder – Gluten-Free Review

“What exactly is a superfood?” may be a question you are asking. Simply put, superfoods are vibrant, nutritionally dense foods that offer tremendous dietary and healing potential. It can be hard to keep our nutrition well in such a toxic environment. Processed foods left and right. I find myself pooping vitamins left and right trying […]

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Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

Celiac Blood Testing is Only 20 Percent Accurate

  According to estimates, one in every hundred Americans has celiac disease (CD), but only three percent of them have been properly diagnosed. Once CD is diagnosed, treatment is simple—a gluten-free diet. As an author, researcher, and gluten-free advocate, I work hard to raise awareness for celiac disease (CD) and gluten issues with the goal […]

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Little Soya Gluten-Free Soy Sauce – Review

Little Soya Gluten-Free Soy Sauce – Review

Being a diagnosed celiac doesn’t allow for “a little bit of gluten” or just a dash for thickening or anything of that nature. They key to my health and happiness is being 100% gluten-free all the time. Being gluten-free as long as I have makes this easy as I have reorganized my life and educated […]

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Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

Nick and the Shrinking Inner Spaceship- Book Review

A lot of change has occurred in the gluten-free community and field in the last few years. Even since I was diagnosed 6 years ago a lot has happened. More and more young kids are getting diagnosed correctly with celiac disease. This means for them, that they get to skip the years and years of physical discomfort, emotional […]

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What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What’s All This Talk about Xanthan Gum?

What is xanthan gum anyway? A fundamental gluten-free baking ingredient, xanthan gum appears in many of our store-bought gluten-free goodies and in our recipes, so it’s about time you learn more about it! Classified as a polysaccharide, a type of carbohydrate, xanthan gum is found in foods, cosmetics, and industrial substances. It is made through […]

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The Gluten-Free Diet: Can Non-Celiacs Benefit?

The Gluten-Free Diet: Can Non-Celiacs Benefit?

Over recent years, avoiding gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has become increasingly popular among Americans. Many people on the gluten-free diet have celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten that can affect the entire body, in particular the small intestine, causing serious health problems. A study is suggesting that people […]

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Celiac Disease Foundation:  Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Celiac Disease Foundation: Informing and Supporting the Celiac Community

Although a celiac disease (CD) diagnosis can mark the happy ending to years of mysterious painful physical and mental symptoms, it also represents the beginning of a whole new lifestyle. Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, has only one treatment, a gluten-free […]

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Study Shows Celiac Disease Incidence Increases with Age

Study Shows Celiac Disease Incidence Increases with Age

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease triggered by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, is estimated to affect about 3 million Americans, or one percent of the population. Of the celiac population, only 3% have been correctly diagnosed. These numbers may seem particularly staggering, but in fact the results of a new study […]

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Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

As a children’s author, researcher, and humanitarian, I have been growing increasingly alarmed at the growing number of autism diagnosis. Whereas in the 1980s, a study shows that 4 in every 10,000 children exhibited signs of autism, a study conducted recently by Cambridge University’s Autism Research Center showed that approximately 1 in 60 children have […]

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Vitamin D Receptors: Understanding Gut Function

Vitamin D Receptors: Understanding Gut Function

If you’ve been staying in the know about the latest medical research, you’ve likely heard something about the importance of the balance of gut flora and its connection with infections and disease, particularly inflammatory bowel diseases, which makes it a vital subject of medical research. The latest study, published in the American Journal of Pathology […]

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Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

Signs of Celiac Disease in Your Child

It was once believed that celiac disease, caused by an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, was only experienced by children and that most of them would outgrow it. To us these days, such an idea is preposterous, however it indicates something hopeful to us celiac parents—it is possible […]

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Refractory Celiac Disease Incidence May Be Higher Than Once Thought

Refractory Celiac Disease Incidence May Be Higher Than Once Thought

For most celiac patients, treatment on the gluten-free diet marks the turning point for their health. It can take a few months for the villi of the small intestine to heal, but eventually their symptoms are alleviated and they are able to absorb the nutrients in their food. Unfortunately, there is percentage of celiacs who […]

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Probiotics: An Answer to Celiac Disease?

Probiotics: An Answer to Celiac Disease?

Celiac disease, an autoimmune reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, affects about one percent of the population and 3 million Americans. In spite of this statistic, the disease remains one of the least-researched autoimmune disorders and is in fact the only one not supported by government funding. In the face […]

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Gluten-Digesting Enzyme Product: A Must for Celiacs

Gluten-Digesting Enzyme Product: A Must for Celiacs

I’d like to recommend a product for my readers and welcome any feedback you have. Gluten Sensitivity Formula, developed by Advanced Bionutritionals, is an advanced gluten-digesting enzyme product, which is a must for celiacs and gluten-sensitive people. Sometimes, no matter how diligent you are in your gluten-free diet, accidental ingestion of gluten happens. That’s why […]

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Celiac Disease Associated with Asthma Risk

Celiac Disease Associated with Asthma Risk

Over the years, researchers have been discovering more and more about celiac disease, an autoimmune disease which is caused by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye.  Studies have linked the disease to a variety of other medical conditions, such as irritable bowel syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and osteoporosis. Researchers have now found a […]

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Read Gluten Toxicity eBook by Celiac Nurse

Read Gluten Toxicity eBook by Celiac Nurse

With the advent of the latest medium, the eBook, the celiac community has been able to stay informed more conveniently than ever about their disease and gluten-free living. A handful of eBooks have caught my attention, some of which I’ve mentioned on my Gluten Free Help Blog at GlutenFreeHelp.info, but one particular eBook stands out […]

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Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.2

Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.2

FOR PART ONE OF THIS INTERVIEW CLICK HERE. Cont. What is it like having the only GF store in LA? It’s kind of like being a food Santa Claus.  Sure you can find some of our items in other markets – we have to carry the national top sellers.  But there are those special items […]

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Celiac Disease Prevalence Is on the Rise

Celiac Disease Prevalence Is on the Rise

According to estimates, 3 million Americans suffer from celiac disease (CD)—approximately 1% of the population, and only three percent of them have been correctly diagnosed. As startling as that sounds, according to a news article on Medscape Today, the incidence of CD has increased markedly over the last three decades, perhaps even as fourfold, and […]

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