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Celiac Disease

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  • Symptoms of celiac disease and how to go gluten-free

    Symptoms of celiac disease and how to go gluten-free
    As many as 1 in 133 Americans may have celiac disease and an estimated 2 million people remain unaware that they are affected by it.   Celiac disease relates to gluten, a protein compound found in most grains, breads, and cereals. Contrary to popular...
  • Mrs. United States 2011 embraces paleo lifestyle

    Mrs. United States 2011 embraces paleo lifestyle
    Two years ago, Mrs. United States 2011 Shannon Ford was diagnosed with celiac disease, an intestinal disorder triggered by eating gluten. Since then, she has embraced "a paleo lifestyle" that includes eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts and...
  • Should everyone go gluten free?

    Should everyone go gluten free?
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets. Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
  • Many new diet books avoid food extremes

    Many new diet books avoid food extremes
    It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013. The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....
  • East Lakeview gains two gluten-free restaurants

    East Lakeview gains two gluten-free restaurants
    A year and a half ago, plagued with what appeared to be a sinus infection and recurring low energy, Ed O’Brien had his doctor run a number of tests to find out why he felt so run down. The test led to two results: A diagnosis that O’Brien was...
  • One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease

    One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One percent of non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. - close to two million Americans - have celiac disease, but most are not aware they suffer the gluten-intolerance problem, according to a new study. The results back up earlier...
  • Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone

    Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone
    After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet. Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
  • Shari and Judi Zucker dish on healthful, tasty snacks

    Shari and Judi Zucker became vegetarians as teenagers, shared high school records in the mile and two-mile and became authors together at 17. "We've been walking our talk — running our talk — since we were 16," says Judi. Their first book,...
  • Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market

    Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market
    Who needs wheat anyway? The market for gluten-free foods and beverages is booming, with double digit growth over the last four years as more consumers find themselves diagnosed with celiac disease and food allergies. The market for products without the...
  • Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi

    Wedded: Lauren Webb and Brennan Tolstoi
    Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012 Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...