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University Finds Gluten-Free Diet Can Lead to Lower Cholesterol and More Fiber

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-The Go Gluten-Free study assessed the affects of a gluten-free diet on digestive health and fatigue in healthy people, without celiac disease. This was the largest study of its kind in the United Kingdom. Participants ate a gluten-free diet for three weeks and then went back to their regular diet. The independent research was performed by Rowett Institution of Nutrition ...

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Dunkin’ Donuts Tests Gluten-free Products

That’s right. Dunkin’ Donuts is the latest nationwide chain to try out gluten-free. According to its website, Dunkin’ Donuts is the world’s leading baking and coffee chain, serving more than 3 million customers per day. Now Dunkin’ Donuts has determined “it’s time to bake the donuts” gluten-free style. Dunkin’ Donuts is testing gluten-free muffins and donuts in select stores in the Boston ...

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Gluten Free Works Launches Celiac Disease e-Newsletter for Support Group Leaders

December 7, 2012: Port Charlotte, Florida. Gluten Free Works Inc. announced the launch of its newest online publication, Celiac Disease Today. In our ongoing efforts to help people get well and stay healthy, living gluten free, Gluten Free Works is proud to distribute the first issue of Celiac Disease Today, a special new monthly e-newsletter for gluten-free support group leaders.  As the name ...

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Simply Gluten Free Magazine Embraces Gluten-free and Allergen-free Living

There is a new magazine dedicated to gluten and allergen-free living set to hit the market this Fall called Simply Gluten Free. Carol Kicinski, author, blogger, and speaker, is behind the new bi-monthly publication and its mission to provide knowledge and support to those seeking optimum health for themselves and their families. The magazine, which will also be published in digital format, will ...

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Olmesartan Blood Pressure Medicine Linked to Celiac Disease Type Villous Atrophy

I just received an email from the Celiac Disease Research Center at Columbia University regarding a study showing a possible association between a blood pressure medication and villous atrophy. The blood pressure medication is called olmesartan and it is also known as Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, and Olmetec. According to this article, the three-year study was conducted by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, ...

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Smart Balance Acquires Udi’s Healthy Foods for $125 Million Increases Stake in Gluten Free Market

The gluten-free food industry is exploding due to increased diagnosis of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people, while gluten sensitivity is believed to affect up to 10% of the population. The gluten-free market is one of the fastest growing industries, with 20%+ growth per year with US sales increasing from under ...

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Alaska Passes Celiac Awareness Month Resolution

It is wonderful to see individual states supporting celiac disease awareness. This April, Alaska became the latest to pass a resolution recognizing May as Celiac Awareness Month. Governor Sean Parnell and Senator Cathy Giessel are applauded for their efforts to advance celiac disease awareness.  (Juneau) – A resolution to proclaim May 2012 as Celiac Disease Awareness Month, SCR 16, was ...

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Domino’s Pizza, Celiac Disease Experts and Defining What Is REALLY Gluten-Free

Domino’s Pizza recently announced it would offer gluten-free pizza for gluten sensitive customers. Domino’s made it clear that the pizzas used a gluten-free crust, but are manufactured using the same equipment as the other gluten-containing foods and are not safe for people with celiac disease. Domino’s worked with the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) and received the NFCA’s new, ...

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Chuck E. Cheese’s Offering Gluten-free Pizza and Cupcakes in Minnesota

After hearing about the unsafe gluten-free pizzas at Domino’s, it was a breath of fresh air to hear that Chuck E. Cheese’s is test marketing gluten-free pizza and cupcakes at select Minnesota locations under the guidance of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG). Both of their gluten-free options will arrive in pre-sealed, single-serve packaging and they will remain that way through preparation to ...

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Domino’s: Gluten-Free Pizza Not Safe For People With Celiacs

(Editor’s Note: A follow up on Domino’s Pizza Offers Gluten-Free Pizza…Sort Of) 5/8/2012 9:29 PM ET  (RTTNews) – Domino’s new gluten-free pizza should not be eaten by people with Celiac disease, the company said in a statement. Apparently, the first gluten-free pizza being offered by national pizza chain is designed for people with gluten sensitivity, as opposed to those with ...

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