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Celiac Disease

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  • Resources and support in Connecticut for people with Celiac disease

    October is Celiac Awareness Month, and studies show that Celiac disease is on the rise – there are four times as many cases, according to one 2009 study, than there were 50 years ago. The disease affects the small intestine, which is damaged by...
  • Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory

    Gluten-free label rule to take effect, but its use won't be mandatory
    Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Tuesday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders. "The gluten-free diet for someone with celiac disease...
  • Is Gluten Just Another Buzz Word

    Is Gluten Just Another Buzz Word
    As a lifestyle expert I pay close attention to trends, and gluten is one topic gaining increasing popularity. And, it’s not just a buzz word. Gluten is a major concern for many. But, what exactly is gluten, and how do you know if you are gluten...
  • First federal gluten-free regulation takes effect

    First federal gluten-free regulation takes effect
    Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled “gluten free” take effect on Friday — a “major milestone,” says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders. “The gluten-free diet for...
  • Spelt: Ancient grain has resurfaced as a nutritional superstar

    THE FOLKLORE Spelt enjoys a rich past as one of the most popular grains in ancient times. Yet, despite its role as a staple in ancient civilizations, and as a healer of illness in the Middle Ages, spelt lost its luster in the U.S. with the modern...
  • 3 gluten-free croutons that do the trick

    3 gluten-free croutons that do the trick
    These days, people might be more inclined to add toasted pecans or a handful of pumpkin seeds to give a salad some interesting crunch. But if you are a crouton fan and you don't eat gluten, you still have some choices -- other than making your own....
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Restless legs might improve with nutritional changes

    Q: I have restless legs syndrome. Can diet help? A: We don't know what causes restless legs syndrome, but we do know that it causes unpleasant or painful sensations in the legs. This could include tingling, pulling, or crawling, along with an urge to...
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...
  • For the gluten-free, a good dinner of pasta and bread

    For the gluten-free, a good dinner of pasta and bread
    Pasta and bread – not really the first dinner menu that comes to mind for people who don’t eat gluten. But it was the husband’s meal last night, thanks to gluten-free versions of both. The bread was a focaccia from Canyon Bakehouse,...
  • Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers

    Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers
    Amy Soergel's lip gloss was making her sick. The problem, she realized, was gluten — hydrologized wheat protein, to be exact. Then she went to the hairdresser who used a shampoo that made her neck burn. Again, it contained gluten. "There's...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Think twice before giving up grains

    Environmental Nutrition Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains -- especially in their whole form -- provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and...