Monthly Archives: December 2008

New IBS Guidelines Include Screening for Celiac Disease

-New guidelines for the treatment of IBS published by the American College of Gastroenterology include screening for celiac disease… New IBS Guidelines Offer Treatment Ideas American College of Gastroenterology Updates Recommendations for Irritable Bowel Syndrome By Bill Hendrick WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Louise Chang, MDDec. 19, 2008 — New guidelines have been issued by the nation’s gastroenterologists that are aimed ...

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Shared Genes in Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease

A 2008 study provides more evidence that there is a link between celiac disease and gluten. This article in Scientific American reviews the study. Diabetes and celiac disease: A Genetic Connection Patients with type 1 diabetes have been known to be more prone to another autoimmune disorder, celiac disease, in which gluten in wheat, rye and barley triggers an immune ...

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Gluten Free Restaurants – Philadelphia

Celiac disease – Gluten Free friendly restaurants in Philadelphia (listed alphabetically) Applebee’s Restaurant http://www.applebees.com/ Applebee Dietary Inquiries 888-592-7753 You can call this number and someone will provide information on gluten free menu items. I have spoken with them while seated in the restaurant – though you could certainly call ahead of time. Arpeggio http://www.arpeggiobyob.com 542 Springhouse Village Center Springhouse, PA ...

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Erewhon Organic Corn Flakes 11 oz. – Product Reviews

These light and crispy flakes are made with simple pure ingredients – organically grown corn and sea salt. And, Erewhon Corn Flakes are 100% natural, low in sodium, and low fat. Great taste and great nutrition! Allergy Alert: contains corn. Kosher. Ingredients: Organic corn flour, sea salt. Product does not contain: Gluten, Wheat, Soy, Eggs, Dairy, Nuts, Peanuts Nutrition Facts: ...

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Erewhon Crispy Organic Brown Rice With Mixed Berries – Product Review

Delicious organic cereal made from the actual whole grain of organic brown rice. After the rice has been carefully toasted, it is glazed with a subtle blend of honey and brown rice syrup that sparkles with sweetness. Then a delicious medley of strawberries, raspberries and blue berries is added. Kosher. Ingredients: Organic whole grain brown rice, organic brown rice syrup, ...

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Chebe Mix Gluten-Free for Pizza Crust 7.5 oz. – Product Review

This chewy pizza crust is easy to make! Mix requires addition of oil, egg, cheese (optional) and liquid (milk or milk substitute) to make pizza dough, calzones, cracker bread, and more. Yeast free and made in a gluten-free environment. Ingredients: Manoic (tapioca) flour, modified manoic starch (100% manoic), salt, minced herbs (basil, garlic, onioin, oregano, thyme). Product does not contain: ...

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Erewhon Rice Twice 10 oz. – Product Review

Delicate crisps and tender puffs of organic brown rice gives you two distinct textures in this exceptional cereal. Rice is glazed with a blend of honey and brown rice syrup that sparkles with sweetness. Besides having great taste, Rice Twice is a fat free, low sodium food you can eat out-of-hand…just bag it for snacks at school, work, or on ...

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Clif Organic Nectar Bar, Lemon, Vanilla & Cashew 1.6 oz. – Product Review

One of a family of snacks. 100% organic chewy fruit and nut natural energy bar with creamy lemon, crunchy cashews, and anti-oxident goji berries. Deliciously satisfying. No added sugar. Not genetically engineered. Allergy Alert: contains nuts. May contain trace amounts of dairy, peanuts, and soy. Ingredients: Organic dates, organic roasted cashews, organic goji berries, organic lemon juice concentrate, organic vanilla. ...

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Chebe Gluten-Free All-Purpose Mix 7.5 oz. – Product Review

The chewy texture and flavor of this product prove that wheat is not necessary to make good bread. Requires the addition of oil, eggs, and liquid (milk or milk substitute or water). Yeast free and made in a gluten free environment. Ingredients: Manoic (tapioca) flour, modified manoic starch (100% manoic), iodine-free salt, cream of tartar, sodium bicarbonate. Product does not ...

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Six Facts About Celiac Disease in the United States You Need to Know

by John Libonati Here are six important facts about celiac disease in the United States: 1. Doctors do not understand celiac disease. 97% of celiacs are not diagnosed. Diagnosis takes over 10 years on average and follow up treatment is poor. 2. Doctors do not understand nutrition. Medical schools do not teach it, so doctors generally do not look for ...

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