Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Autism-Vaccine Author Defends His Research

Dr. Andrew Wakefield, who published a study in 1998 about the possible link between autism and vaccines which was subsequently questioned and discredited by the medical community, has defended his work in an interview on CNN. Dr. Wakefield’s work has been discredited over the past several years, and ten of the eleven doctors who were […]

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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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Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis

Celiac Disease: A Look into its Pathogenesis

According to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), the pathogenesis—that is the cause and development—of celiac disease consists of three factors: “genetic, environment and immunologic.” With regard to genetics, the CCA points out that more than 97% of celiac patients have the genetic markers HLA DQ2 and/or HLA DQ8. Celiac disease is now known to be […]

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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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Dermatitis Herpetiformis Treatment Explained

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Treatment Explained

Dermatitis Herpetiformis (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. People can experience the rash on other parts of the body, and severity of symptoms can vary. Just as with celiac disease, the prescribed treatment is the […]

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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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Associated Celiac Conditions

Associated Celiac Conditions

Celaic disease, which has a wide variety of symptoms in itself, often is attended by other health conditions. According to the Canadian Celiac Association, for this reason, it’s recommended that people with celiac disease symptoms or a family history of celiac disease get tested for the following associated conditions: -Osteoporosis -Type 1 diabetes mellitus -Other […]

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The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook

The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook

Author Mary Capone teaches us fine classic Italian dishes from her roots in the Italian Countryside. Upon reading The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook, I felt a sense of warmth from the author as she opened her heart and the doors to her “world”—her past, her family, and her heritage. Mary grew up in New York in […]

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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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G-Free FOODIE Launches…

G-Free FOODIE Launches…

Good news for the tech-savvy gluten-free community! G-Free Foodie, a comprehensive gluten-free resource website (http://gfreefoodie.com) has launched an updated version of their App, called the “Gluten Free Ultimate Solution” App. Whereas the previous version was only available online and for the Android, this latest app can be downloaded to Apple devices from iTunes. The app […]

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Celiac Resource Guide by Julianne Karow

Celiac Resource Guide by Julianne Karow

Author Julianne Karow’s husband was diagnosed with celiac disease, opening their eyes to a world unknown to them before the shocking day of the diagnosis. Walking out of the doctor’s office without guidance, living in a small town with no active celiac groups, Julianne was at a loss. She was the cook and grocery shopper […]

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Eat Well, Feel Well- by Kendall Conrad

Eat Well, Feel Well- by Kendall Conrad

Kendall Conrad has done a lovely job of recreating her gourmet recipes and customizing them to suit the principles which healed her child’s body- More Than 150 Delicious Specific Carbohydrate Diet(TM)-Compliant Recipes. Author Kendall Conrad was faced with the fact that her youngest child’s gut and immune system had been severely compromised after her first […]

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The Super Allergy Girl Cookbook by Lisa Lundy

The Super Allergy Girl Cookbook by Lisa Lundy

Cooking without gluten and dairy and all the other most common allergens can be a daunting experience, especially when dealing with an allergic child. The Super Allergy Girl Cookbook is an empowering book full of answers to your child’s or any allergic person’s needs, including the celiac’s. This cookbook contains 132 pages of Lisa’s discoveries […]

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C-Sections & Celiac Disease Risks to Offspring

C-Sections & Celiac Disease Risks to Offspring

Ther is a lot of specualtioas to what makes celiac disease symptoms ( or hidden symptoms) “flare up” in babeies and children of all ages. This is an intersting new article released May 18th, 2010- Health Day News –  Children born by cesarean section may be more likely to develop celiac disease, a chronic digestive […]

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Gluten Sensitivity:Problem or Myth-by Dr.O & his informative VIDEO!

Gluten Sensitivity:Problem or Myth-by Dr.O & his informative VIDEO!

Dr. Peter Osborne ( Dr. O) has graciously offered to supply monthly, up-to-date, helpful and important information about gluten and celiac issues. Dr. O is the Clinical Director of  Town Center Wellness and a Diplomate with the American Clinical Board of Nutrition. Many people today are going on gluten free diets.  You can find extensive gluten free […]

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Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Celiac Disease by Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD, LD

Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Celiac Disease by Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD, LD

Kimberly Tesser, RD and LD, is a consulting dietitian in Brunswick, Ohio with a wealth of knowledge in her field of expertise and interest, celiac disease. She is no novice to the world of writing. She carries a history of published books of her own as well as has a co-authorship to her credits. Tell […]

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Fun & Fabulous Grain-Free Breakfast Recipes by Lisa Bishop

Fun & Fabulous Grain-Free Breakfast Recipes by Lisa Bishop

We can all get quite tired of the basic egg recipes, pancakes and maybe some gluten-free toast for breakfast. Look no further. Lisa Bishop has authored an entire book devoted to not only gluten-free breakfast but the added step of a grain-free breakfast. Many recipes are simply coconut flour, flax, or neither, or offer unusual […]

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Healthier Without Wheat by Dr. Stephen Wangen, The Gluten-Free Doctor

Healthier Without Wheat by Dr. Stephen Wangen, The Gluten-Free Doctor

Author Dr. Stephen Wangen has presented wonderful in-depth research at one’s disposal in identifying if one has a problem with wheat or gluten or not. With over 10 years in this field, working in his clinic and testing thousands of patients, Dr. Wangen speaks from a position of experience and immense respect for others working […]

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Gluten- Free Probiotic Product- Bio-K Plus

Gluten- Free Probiotic Product- Bio-K Plus

After my personal success with Bio-K+, which has their home base in Canada, I reached out to find out more about this company. Bio-K+ started with two people and a vision, which all merged into a reality. Dr. Francois-Marie Luquet and Mr. Claude Chevalier met over twenty years ago at a dairy industry conference and […]

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Researching “Mind-Body” to Treat Celiac Disease

Researching “Mind-Body” to Treat Celiac Disease

As you know, treating celiac disease with a gluten-free diet can  be quite a challenge, as even just the smallest exposure to gluten can cause damage to the small intestine and make us celiac quite sick. With this in mind, Dr. Ali Keshavarzian, vice chairman of medicine and gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center, has […]

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