Archive for December, 2010

 

Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN

Understanding and Treating Selenium Deficiency in Celiac Disease

December 7th, 2010 by Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN


Selenium is a trace mineral required for good health. We should not be complacent about the small amount of this essential nutrient needed because not having enough of it has serious consequences.

Selenium is required for antioxidant protection, DNA repair, thyroid hormone activation, immune system enhancement, production of prostaglandins, muscle function and protection against cancer. (more…)


Jennifer Harris

Gluten-free Holiday Giveaway Galore Ends December 15th

December 2nd, 2010 by Jennifer Harris

Katie Chalmers, author and illustrator of the new children's book, Mommy, What is Celiac Disease? is offering the “Gluten-Free Holiday Giveaway Galore x10!” to 10 lucky winners.

You can enter to win 1 of 10 holiday gift bags loaded with gluten-free goodies and treats for children on the gluten-free diet by visting the sites of the 10 blogger chosen to host the giveaways. 

The contest runs from Wednesday, December 1st - Wednesday December 15th and each gift bag contains:

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