Study Finds 1 in 5 Children With Celiac Disease Sustain Intestinal Damage Even on a Gluten-Free Diet

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In a new medical study, researchers from MassGeneral Hospital for Children (MGHfC) and Boston Children’s Hospital (BCH) were surprised to discover that nearly one in five children with celiac disease sustained persistent intestinal damage, despite strict adherence to a gluten-free diet.1 These findings are consistent with research in adults, which showed that more than 33 percent of adult patients on ...

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8 Must Have Gluten-Free Recipes for a Fabulous Thanksgiving Dinner

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It is fall here in the United States. The weather is getting colder and the leaves are dropping. An important holiday is fast approaching. Thanksgiving! This wonderful holiday was created when the colonial settlers ate with Native Americans who helped them survive the previous hard winter. Now we celebrate friends and family, give thanks for everything we have and EAT, EAT, ...

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Does Celiac Disease Affect More Than 1% of the Population?

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Jaqui Karr, the best-selling author, speaker and corporate consultant, recently wrote a read-worthy article in Whole Foods Magazine, “The Celiac 1% Myth and Why the Real Numbers Matter.” Karr claims the celiac disease prevalence of 1% is a myth, that the real number is much higher. She says the one percent number is based on a 2003 study of .00004 ...

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German Researchers Discover New Wheat Proteins “Natural Pesticides” That Cause Inflammation and Worsen Chronic Health Conditions

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In the M. Night Shyamalan thriller, The Happening, a worldwide plague strikes humanity that causes anyone affected to kill themselves. The trigger turns out to be a substance released by plants into the air that affects the minds of humans. According to the movie, plants developed the toxin to save themselves from humans. As we discover more about gluten, lectins ...

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German Researchers Create More Reliable Method for Measuring Gluten In Food

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The options for gluten-free foods are growing for for people with celiac disease, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, and wheat allergy. German scientists, reporting in the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, have developed a more reliable way for manufacturers to detect gluten in purified wheat starch, a common ingredient in foods labeled gluten-free.1 https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2016-10/acs-tid101216.php ↩

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Chipotle Mexican Grill Gluten-Free Menu

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is a fast food chain with over 2,000 locations in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Germany, and France. The company specializes in tacos and burritos and has released a mission statement called Food with Integrity, which highlights its efforts in using naturally-grown ingredients, and serves more naturally raised meat than any other restaurant chain. The only gluten-containing food ...

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Take the Health Guide Everywhere You Go!

Wouldn’t it be great to show your doctor how your symptoms are related, or which nutrient deficiencies are affecting your treatment, while you are sitting right there in his office? What about those disbelieving family members who say it’s all in your head, but suffer from symptoms you know stem from celiac disease? (We all know what that is like!) ...

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Decreasing Inflammation – Important

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Hey there! I have a super important message for you about inflammation. We all know inflammation is bad. Advertisements for medicines on the TV talk about it all the time, blaming it for everything from heart disease to arthritis. Inflammation is bad. It is so bad that we include decreasing inflammation as a part of treating every condition in our ...

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