Enjoy Celiac Awareness Night with the Phillies July 20!

Join the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) and Celiac Groups in the Delaware Valley for Celiac Awareness Night at Citizens Bank Park on Monday, July 20, 2009 at 7:05 p.m. when the Phillies face the Chicago Cubs. This is a fun-filled, gluten-free event that the entire family will enjoy. Citizens Bank now has gluten-free beer, gluten-free hot dogs and ...

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Safeway, Vons, Genuardi, Randalls, Tom Thumb Gluten Free Product List

safeway-logo The following list of gluten free foods was provided by Safeway July 7, 2009. -John Libonati, Editor. Glutenfreeworks.com SAFEWAY CELIAC SPRUE GLUTEN-FREE PRODUCT LIST Please note that these products also apply to Vons, Dominick’s, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Genuardi’s. We received your request for information on Safeway private label products for those troubled with gluten-induced enteropathy or celiac-sprue. While we are somewhat familiar with the malabsorption syndrome, we do not presume to prescribe any of our products for any specific diet(s). On the other hand, we are happy to provide what information we have which might be useful to you.

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Mayo Research Suggests Celiac Disease More Common

(Editor’s Note: The author of the article reprinted below may have meant celiac disease when he wrote “gluten allergies.”) Mayo research suggests gluten allergies more common by Sea Stachura, Minnesota Public Radio July 1, 2009 Rochester, Minn. — Celiac disease — an allergic reaction to gluten – is four times more common today than it was 50 years ago, according ...

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Walmart Now Carrying Gluten Free Products!

It’s true! Walmart is now carrying gluten free products in test stores with a roll out across the country to follow. Below is a letter from the woman who made it happen, Celiac Sprue Association chapter president and National Foundation for Celiac Awareness volunteer – Carolyn Lynch McKinley. She’s a gluten free dynamo! This morning my dream came true. I ...

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Burts Bees Gluten-Free Lip Products

This just in from a member of the Las Vegas listserve. This was Burts Bees customer response to a question about whether their lip products were gluten-free. Burts Bees Consumer Care number is below so you can contact them about their other products. Dear Susan: Thank you for contacting us with your inquiry, we do apologize that we are unable ...

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Gluten-Free Apple Dumplings

When Apple Dumplings are baking, their unmistakable aroma fills the air. Much more satisfying than apple pie, everyone is sure to appreciate them.   Ingredients Pastry for 2 pie shells (see below) 6 medium tart apples (Jonathon, Pink Lady, Winesap, Granny) 2/3 cup raisins 2/3 cup chopped walnuts (optional) 6 tablespoons fructose or honey 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ...

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Gluten Free Works Celiac Disease Article in Today’s Dietitian Magazine

John and Cleo Libonati, the publishers of Glutenfreeworks.com and the highly recommended celiac disease reference, Recognizing Celiac Disease, are proud to bring you “Understanding Celiac Disease,” the continuing education article in the June edition of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. Understanding Celiac Disease provides an overview of celiac disease with a concentration on the pathophysiology, symptoms, nutritional deficiencies responsible for gastrointestinal problems, ...

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Anxiety and Celiac Disease, Causes and Response to a Gluten Free Diet

“An estimated 40 million adult Americans suffer from anxiety disorder.” (1) These 40 million people total 18.1 percent of the United States that are at least 18 or over. (2) According to “Recognizing Celiac Disease” anxiety is common in people with celiac disease and may be the only manifestation. Celiac disease patients showed high levels of state anxiety in a ...

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Dental Enamel Defects and Celiac Disease

Dentists can be the first identifiers of celiac disease. Up to 89% of people with celiac disease exhibit dental enamel defects. Dental enamel defects are characterized by alteration in the hard, white, dense, inorganic substance covering the crowns of the teeth. These defects may include demarcated opacities (white spots), undersized teeth, yellowing, grooves and/or pitting on one or more permanent ...

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