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Celiac Disease

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  • 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...
  • What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten

    What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten
    What is gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). What problems prompt people to avoid gluten? Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
  • Going gluten-free more common, but not necessarily easier

    Going gluten-free more common, but not necessarily easier
    For more than 20 years, Kristine Kidd tasted what came her way as the food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. But she never felt great. "I had digestive issues my whole life," she says, but 21/2 years ago, the aching joints, bloating, fatigue and digestive...
  • Resources for celiac disease

    Resources for celiac disease
    A by-no-means exhaustive list of resources follows. Please send us your favorites. Celiac Disease Foundation, based in Studio City. Information, seminars and product shows, children's summer camp. Mayo Clinic. Information on health and gluten-free...
  • A guide to finding the best gluten-free bars, plus a favorite

    A guide to finding the best gluten-free bars, plus a favorite
    We’ve been checking out the many energy and snack bars on the market, and it seems there are plenty of choices for people who need or want to avoid gluten. Some of them announce it on the front of the label; others require closer reading of the...
  • Gluten-free and loving it

    Gluten-free and loving it
    Let's get this straight, people: Gluten-free is not a fad. It describes what happens to your diet after you are diagnosed with an autoimmune digestive disorder called celiac disease. It's not an allergy, and it's not some badge of stylish eating. No,...
  • Examining body and mind through medical research

     Examining body and mind through medical research
    The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing. After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...
  • More gluten-free pizza choices

    More gluten-free pizza choices
    Pizza is a year-round comfort food favorite, but I'd wager there's an uptick in demand with fall tailgates and after-school activities. But for those who live with food allergies, even simple comfort foods, such as pizza, are off the table. For example,...
  • Poor coping skills hurt kids' quality of life

    Poor coping skills hurt kids' quality of life
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids who dwell on or "catastrophize" chronic stomach pain are likely to have lower quality of life than children with a better attitude, but parents can help their kids learn to cope, German researchers say. The new study also...
  • Gluten-free chocolate cookies, even Trader Joe's Joe-Joe's

    Gluten-free chocolate cookies, even Trader Joe's Joe-Joe's
    When I saw gluten-free Joe-Joe’s chocolate sandwich cookies on my last trip to Trader Joe’s, I thought I’d check out some chocolate options. I easily found six in supermarkets. They’re all pretty good, and some are much better...
  • Alba Therapeutics names new CEO

    Alba Therapeutics names new CEO
    Baltimore biotech firm Alba Therapeutics said Monday that it has promoted its president to CEO. Wendy Perrow, who had also served as Alba's chief operating officer, has worked as an executive at the company since 2008. Her previous experience includes...