Dedicated Gluten-Free Oats- Cream Hill Estates

Dedicated Gluten-Free Oats- Cream Hill Estates

  Fulfilling the requirements of both the Canadian and U.S. government standards for gluten-free (https://glutenfreehelp.info) facility certification is no easy task. Ask Beth Armour of Cream Hill Estates, Canada. Cream Hill Estates routinely undergoes painstaking and expensive tests to eliminate any and all possibilities of cross-contamination. The complicated and demanding process begins with the transportation […]

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Which Green Tea Brands Are Gluten-Free

Which Green Tea Brands Are Gluten-Free

It seems to me that tea is typically gluten-free unless it has additives, but the teabags could possibly have gluten ingredients. Here a re a few familiar names which you may have on your shelves: Lipton’s Green Tea: The decaf is perfect when you want to enjoy the taste of green tea without the caffeine […]

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Author Connie Sarros Acknowledges Tina Turbin

Author Connie Sarros Acknowledges Tina Turbin

Congratulations to Tina Turbin! Some people accomplish extraordinary things. When they do, it’s nice to recognize them and applaud them for their accomplishments. Tina Turbin is one of those people. She’s well known by many of you because of her involvement in the celiac community. Who is Tina Turbin? Tina is an activist in two main fields: […]

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Help Your Celiac Child Get Enough Fiber in His Gluten-Free Diet

Help Your Celiac Child Get Enough Fiber in His Gluten-Free Diet

It’s important to realize and meet the challenge of getting enough fiber in your child’s new diet, and it’s easy, too. Why is that it’s more difficult to get enough fiber in a gluten-free diet? Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, grains which are high in fiber. Rice flours and the […]

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U.S. Way Behind in Gluten-Free Awareness

U.S. Way Behind in Gluten-Free Awareness

     Celiac disease in America affects three million citizens, but only one out of every hundred of its sufferers has been diagnosed. The average American has never heard of the disease, and it doesn’t occur to the average American doctor to test for it.       There are several organizations in the United States which are […]

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Why it’s Important to Raise the Celiac Diagnosis Rate

Why it’s Important to Raise the Celiac Diagnosis Rate

     As more and more people are diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, awareness for the disease will increase, leading to more and more proper diagnoses. It is estimated that only three out of every hundred sufferers of celiac disease has been correctly diagnosed. In addition to increased diagnoses, the availability of gluten-free foods […]

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Increased Awareness of Celiac Disease in U.S. Brings Increased Support

Increased Awareness of Celiac Disease in U.S. Brings Increased Support

     In the United States, a slightly increased rate of celiac diagnosis among adults has already lead to increased support. Gluten-free foods and gluten-free recipes are more readily available than ever. The Gluten-Free Restaurant Awareness Program (GFRAP) assists in the mutually beneficial relationship between people diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance and restaurants, resulting […]

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Celiac Diagnosis Is on the Rise

Celiac Diagnosis Is on the Rise

     There is good news for the millions of Americans who suffer from celiac disease, or coeliac disease, and gluten intolerance—celiac diagnosis among adults is on the rise. Not only does this mean that more and more people are experiencing relief for their painful symptoms, but the door is opening for gluten intolerance support around […]

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Dr. Oz, Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Dr. Peter Green Expose the Celiac Epidemic!

Dr. Oz, Elizabeth Hasselbeck and Dr. Peter Green Expose the Celiac Epidemic!

The topic of today’s Dr. Oz Show (airing across the USA) will be on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet, and an amazing story of a woman who lost 80 pounds as a result of cutting out gluten, with special guests Dr Peter Green and Elizabeth Hasselbeck.  Visit the show website here and be sure to check your local listings (available […]

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Celiac Disease Research Needs Support

Celiac Disease Research Needs Support

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University is one of the major research centers around studying and bringing awareness to this disease which affects an estimated three million Americans. It is one-hundred percent focused on studying celiac disease and carries out research connecting it with various other diseases which it is believed to lead to […]

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Proceeds from Danny the Dragon CD Supports Celiac Disease

Proceeds from Danny the Dragon CD Supports Celiac Disease

If you’ve been keeping up with me as the children’s author of the Danny the Dragon series, you’ve probably heard me talk about the new Danny the Dragon CD, which is now released, containing a reading of Danny Meets Jimmy by a talented vocal artist followed by a compilation of ten original classic songs by […]

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Misdiagnosing Has To Stop

Misdiagnosing Has To Stop

Everyone knows I am an avid supporter of Celiac Disease Research and that I am very involved in a major project to gain government support for the only auto-immune disease which the government does not support. Why? Because the drug companies and pharmacies do not make money off of this disease because the simple solution […]

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Resounding Success at the Sesame Street Halloween Concert!

Resounding Success at the Sesame Street Halloween Concert!

Between the terrific press coverage and the wonderful turnout and the lovely musical performance, the Sesame Street Halloween Concert at Pasadena City College was a resounding success! (Please see blog entry from 10/27/09 for full details about the Concert). View a sample of our press coverage here at one of the many news sites that covered […]

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Sesame Street Halloween Concert – Tonight is our Big Debut!

Sesame Street Halloween Concert – Tonight is our Big Debut!

Today is the big day and we’re absolutely thrilled to be a part of the Sesame Street Halloween Concert! To have this opportunity to introduce my Danny the Dragon children’s series (new audiobook/CD entitled: Danny the Dragon DREAMs – profits from the CD are donated to Dr. Peter Green’s Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical […]

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Tina Turbin to Raise Celiac Awareness at the Sesame Street Halloween Concert!

Tina Turbin to Raise Celiac Awareness at the Sesame Street Halloween Concert!

As many of you know, I will be participating in the “Sesame Street Halloween” Concert (performed by the Pasadena City College Orchestra) at Pasadena City College on October 30th 2009, at which I will also be raising awareness about celiac. At this point the excitement is indeed mounting as this is Pasadena City College’s biggest and most […]

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Tina Turbin to Announce her Cause at Pasadena City College Orchestra Concert

Tina Turbin to Announce her Cause at Pasadena City College Orchestra Concert

John A. Sexson Auditorium – main performing arts venue on the campus of the Pasadena City College. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the distinguished conductor of the Pasadena City College Orchestra. On October 30th, as part of a very special “family” concert that the Orchestra will perform to an audience of 2,000,  we […]

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My Gluten-Free Cupcake Parties Are Really Fun!

My Gluten-Free Cupcake Parties Are Really Fun!

There is so much happening and such wonderful people reaching out to us to come to schools, events, hospitals and venues.  Thank you everyone! I am heading to Los Angeles right after my very popular  Halloween Cupcake Party I am hosting with a terrific team of children and parent bakers. I only have 100% Gluten-Free Parties! […]

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