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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High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Chicken Strips – Recipe

High Voltage Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Chicken Strips – Recipe

This recipe will vamp up your chicken and make your grain-free diet a whole lot easier. I am always having to come up healthy alternatives for my grain-free lifestyle and this is one that you can’t go wrong with. Even the boys at Crossfit High Voltage who can’t cook should be able to do this one. […]

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Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

Gluten-Free, Paleo, Dairy-Free Quiche – Recipe

(More Pictures below of all the steps) I used to not be a fan of quiche. As I got older my taste in food changed and now I am a bit obsessed with it. It’s hard finding it at a restaurant gluten-free though and nearly impossible to find it grain-free and paleo. I tried once […]

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Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

Nonresponsive Celiac Disease Explained

You’ll often hear me say that those of us diagnosed with celiac disease should be grateful for a couple of reasons. First of all, of the estimated 3 million Americans with the disease, only 3% of them have been lucky be correctly diagnosed. Secondly, once diagnosis has been made, treatment is simple and non-medicative—the gluten-free […]

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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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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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The CELIAC List: A Valuable Resource for the Gluten-Free Community

The CELIAC List: A Valuable Resource for the Gluten-Free Community

On the gluten-free diet, you’ve likely come across some of the challenges. Especially when you’re new to the diet, the amount of foods that are off-limits and the number of hidden sources of gluten can seem overwhelming.  For many, the gluten-free diet is more like a gluten-free lifestyle, requiring major changes in several arenas of […]

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The Benefits of the DNA Home Testing Kit

The Benefits of the DNA Home Testing Kit

As an author, researcher, and gluten-free advocate, I’m always searching for ways to improve life for the gluten-intolerant community, especially for innovative tools and technology. The gluten-intolerance home testing kit, which make use one-hundred percent accurate genetic testing, is an example of the cutting-edge advance the gluten-intolerant community can benefit from. The statistics are staggering, […]

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Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

Gluten-Free, Grain-Free Cashew Butter Cookies

If you like peanut butter cookies, you’ll love these cashew butter cookies.  Watch out, these gluten-free, grain-free cookies will go fast! INGREDIENTS: 2 c roasted cashew butter 1 c ground fine cashew flour (from raw cashews) 10-12 tbsp raw honey, heated 1 tsp baking soda 1 tsp vanilla bean paste or ground vanilla beans   […]

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Takes on the Next Gluten-Free Frontier—Medications

Takes on the Next Gluten-Free Frontier—Medications

Celiac disease, an autoimmune disease caused by gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, affects nearly three million Americans; ingestion of this gluten, which is toxic to them, results in an attack of the villi which line the small intestines, preventing proper absorption of vital nutrients and resulting in a wide variety of […]

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Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.1

Pam MacD’s – A Friendly Gluten Free Market Pt.1

With celiac disease awareness on the rise we are all hearing about more and more gluten-free products. Now that we have so many gluten-free companies where do we go to get them? Sure, there is that little three foot area of items at the grocery store but if you are like me you look it […]

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Celiac Suffering is Put to an End: A Gluten-Free Success with Carrie Pierce.

Celiac Suffering is Put to an End: A Gluten-Free Success with Carrie Pierce.

As if women don’t have to go through enough as it is, then they hit that later stage of life of menopause and think “ why oh why?!” Menopause is a subject many are having to face and not enough people talk about openly. Carrie Pierce and Gail Edgell are two women that decided to […]

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Gluten-Digesting Enzymes: Dr. Nan Kathryn Fuchs, PhD offers Insight

Gluten-Digesting Enzymes: Dr. Nan Kathryn Fuchs, PhD offers Insight

After their diagnosis, celiac patients are put on the gluten-free diet, which is the only treatment option currently available. The diet requires total elimination of gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, which when ingested causes an autoimmune reaction in celiacs which results in damage to the absorptive finger-like projections that line the […]

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Research Shows Hope for New Enzyme Therapy for Celiac Disease

Research Shows Hope for New Enzyme Therapy for Celiac Disease

Gluten, a protein component of grains and cereals, is a common food allergen that poses a serious health risk to millions of Americans. It’s estimated that one percent of the population has celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune reaction to gluten. The treatment for the disease is a simple and effective one—the gluten-free diet—but it can […]

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The Benefits of Gluten-Digesting Enzymes

The Benefits of Gluten-Digesting Enzymes

As an author, researcher, and gluten-free advocate (glutenfreehelp.info), I’m always on the lookout for ways to help manage a gluten-free diet. As awareness about gluten intolerance increases in the United States, I’m finding that more and more companies are committing themselves to serving the gluten-free community. One such company, Advanced Bionutritionals, stands out for their […]

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Could Coffee Be Harmful to Celiacs?

Could Coffee Be Harmful to Celiacs?

Coffee is 10% protein. According to Dr. David Clark, the protein in coffee can cause the same kind of reaction that gluten does in people who are sensitive to gluten. Watch the video below and see for yourself if this morning ritual will have to be replaced. Video (4:34): http://www.therealfoodchannel.com/page/11637.html   Miranda Jade Turbin www.GlutenFreeHelp.info

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Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Study Shows Quinoa May Not Be Safe for Celiacs

Quinoa has been gaining popularity as a substitute for grains among celiacs. People write in a lot about this high-protein wonder seed, it’s in tons of gluten-free recipes, and you can find it in  gluten-free pastas, baked goods, and other wheat alternatives.      Testing at gluten levels usually less than 20 ppm, quinoa has been […]

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