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Celiac Disease

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Top Celiac Disease Articles

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  • 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,...
  • 7th-grader organizes 5K to benefit celiac disease

    7th-grader organizes 5K to benefit celiac disease
    Alex Morris may only be 12, but the seventh grader is going well beyond her years in organizing a 5K race to benefit a celiac disease charity. Alex, a student at Naperville's Washington Junior High, like many Americans, suffers from the incurable...
  • 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,...
  • Migraines show a link to gluten in some cases

    Migraines show a link to gluten in some cases
    Migraines can be a sign of celiac disease, researchers say. Celiac patients had a greater incidence of headaches — and severe headaches, at that — than a control group in a study published last year by researchers at Columbia University in...
  • 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....
  • Holiday cookie exchange: More recipes

    Holiday cookie exchange: More recipes
    The Chopping Block: Ginger molasses spice cookies with holiday sprinkles Chef Sara Salzinski of the Chopping Block (222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 312-644-6360, thechoppingblock.net) makes these cookies with her kids — Delilah, 8, and Jake, 4....
  • How to stay gluten-free and still love the Thanksgiving feast

    Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or guests who are allergic to nuts. But more people are choosing to eat gluten-free or learning they must do without gluten. And with pie crusts...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Frequent headaches and tummy aches not always serious

    I see a fair number of children between the ages of 4 and 7 who complain about headaches and tummy aches. This is a common age for children to begin talking about aches and pains. I know this from personal experience, as I had a child who for several...
  • Gluten-free Thanksgiving: Be alert ... but enjoy!

    Gluten-free Thanksgiving: Be alert ... but enjoy!
    Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or people allergic to nuts. But gluten-free is another matter. Increasing numbers of people are choosing to forgo gluten (or learning they must...