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Celiac Disease

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Top Celiac Disease Articles

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  • Should you go gluten-free? What you need to know

    You may have noticed that gluten-free options are everywhere these days. It's easy to find just about any food that involves grains, including breads, cookies, breakfast cereals, and snack bars in gluten-free form. So, should you go gluten-free? The...
  • DePuma's Gluten Free Pasta

    DePuma's Gluten Free Pasta
    Successful chef John DePuma put his culinary talents to good use at home after his wife, Gina, was diagnosed with celiac disease and was restricted to a gluten-free diet. Not wanting her to sacrifice eating pasta, DePuma spent his days off from work...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...