Three foods that should be part of any gluten free diet

Due to the malabsorption concerns all too commonly associated with Celiac disease and gluten intolerance, nutrient rich whole foods are a vital to the diet. In the early stages of a gluten free diet, the body is still healing, or there are other underlying autoimmune illnesses, so there may be some foods that initially are not tolerated well. Introduce those ...

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Recall for undeclared wheat – Snacks on Racks, Inc

There has been a recall for undeclared wheat, among other allergens, in products made by Snacks on Racks, Inc of Parkville, Missouri. The Snack Packs are not sold to convenient stores, gas stations, grocery or mass market retailers. They are distributed through food service establishments at hospitals, colleges, universities and corporate cafeterias and kiosks. The complete list of products included ...

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How Blood Tests for Gluten Sensitivity & Celiac Disease Actually Work

This article focuses on the two main antibody blood tests for celiac disease. It will tell you what each test looks for and what the results mean. The two blood tests recommended when testing for celiac disease are the AGA-IgA test for gliadin (wheat proteins) as well as the tTG-IgA test for tissue transglutaminase. Recent research indicates the blood tests ...

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Nestle Gluten-free Product List Makes Thanksgiving a Little Easier & Pumpkin Pie Tartlet Recipe

      If you are making gluten-free pumpkin pies and other sweet treats this Thanksgiving, make sure to check out the Nestle gluten-free product list before baking this year (revised August 2009). The following items are gluten-free and will be helpful for baking this holiday season, especially when making pumpkin pies. LIBBY’S® 100% Pure Pumpkin LIBBY’S® Easy Pumpkin Pie ...

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Target Offers Gluten Free Groceries

It’s not often you can walk into and store and walk out with batteries, cute socks, mascara and gluten-free donuts, but that’s exactly what I did last week at the Target in Plymouth Meeting (2250 Chemical Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA). Their newly expanded grocery department has a great selection of GF products, some old favorites and some I’d never heard ...

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Celiac Disease Physician Education Program Goes Nationwide

The Celiac Sprue Association – USA (CSA) recently ran the article below in Lifeline, CSA’s quarterly newsletter. The CSA-PEP refers to the CSA Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity Physician Education Program. CSA-PEP Goes Nationwide: Buffalo Physician Praises PEP Thanks to CSA members, CSA-PEP is now available in many doctors’ offices across the United States. Mary Alice Kelly, MD, Buffalo, wrote ...

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Celiac Disease Events in Cleveland: Nov. 15 & Dec. 6

Here are two fun upcoming events in Cleveland Ohio…sent in by Cindy Koller-Kass, President of the Celiac Sprue Association Chapter #50. Greater Cleveland Celiac Association CSA Chapter #50 Meeting this Sunday, November 15, 2009 – Parma Community Hospital at 2 PM in the Nelson Auditorium 7007 Powers Blvd (off Ridge Rd ) Parma. If you need specific directions–Please go to ...

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Gluten Free Slow Cooker Lasagna Recipe

Not only is this meal easy, it’s delicious and gluten free. Surprise your family one night by having them walk in the house to the smell of lasagna, coming from the slow cooker! This dish can be ready in less than 3 hours. If you will be gone most of the day, make sure to set the slow cooker to ...

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Why do gluten-free food prices fluctuate so much?

If you read my pages on Examiner.com regularly, you might have noticed that I do not include prices on many products that I review. While I’d be happy to list prices for everything if my audience was limited to Atlanta, over 95% of my readers don’t even live in Georgia. About 2% don’t live in the U.S. There is another ...

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