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Celiac Disease

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Top Celiac Disease Articles

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  • Emeril Lagasse's daughters are out with a new gluten-free cookbook

    Emeril Lagasse's daughters are out with a new gluten-free cookbook
    Jilly Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson — yes, that Lagasse — set out to write a book that celebrated the foods they love — made in a way they can eat them. Neither of Emeril Lagasse’s daughters can eat gluten. “That's...
  • When babies eat first gluten doesn't change chance of celiac disease, study says

    When babies eat first gluten doesn't change chance of celiac disease, study says
    Parents with celiac disease often jump through hoops over breastfeeding and when to give children their first bread or other food containing gluten, but a study published Wednesday suggests it doesn’t matter much in terms of whether the child will...
  • Cyclist's widow: Newport crash 'took everything from me'

    Cyclist's widow: Newport crash 'took everything from me'
    When Sandra Eagleson describes how much her late husband loved her, she uses her celiac disease as an example. Shaun Eagleson didn't need to go gluten-free, but he decided to do so to eliminate the slim chance that he could cross-contaminate his wife'...
  • Fitness Files: What to glean from gluten news

    I like curling up with a good health article, including the ones in magazines from my neighborhood health food store. What I read makes sense: Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are on the rise. You're not eating your ancestor's wheat. New wheat,...
  • Fitness Files: Inside the medical wheat field

    "Do you see 'Complaint Department' written across my forehead in flashing neon?" I asked my husband as I hung up from my niece's call. She was in pain as usual, bloated, cramping and working in a very small space. "Co-workers can hear every bathroom...
  • Travel Q&A: Peanut ban on plane irks flier

    Travel Q&A: Peanut ban on plane irks flier
    Q: My husband and I were on a Delta flight from Boston to Detroit. Shortly after takeoff, the captain announced that there was a passenger with a peanut allergy, so no peanuts would be served. I wondered if it was common practice to inconvenience an...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Food allergy or food intolerance? The symptoms vary

    Walk down the aisles of your local supermarket, and you'll see something you likely wouldn't have encountered a decade ago--shelves devoted entirely to gluten-free cereals, breads, muffins and other foods. Restaurants have also jumped on the bandwagon,...
  • Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say

    Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say
    Kristine Kidd, who has celiac disease and has written a cookbook on gluten-free foods,  says she likes to use polenta, nut flours, buckwheat and the like — avoiding for the most part “white starches” that don’t contain wheat but...
  • Jimmy Kimmel asks: Just what is gluten anyway?

    Jimmy Kimmel asks: Just what is gluten anyway?
    If your Whole Foods or Sprouts has a whole section devoted to products that have no gluten, it must be bad, right? If your friend says so, you'd better avoid gluten, right? In fact, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel says it seems to him that in Los Angeles,...