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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Can Celiac Disease Make Your Child Mentally Ill? Watch These Recovery Videos!

If you or someone you know has a child with a mental illness, behavioral problem or unexplained neurological issue, you must watch these videos. They vividly illustrate how gluten and celiac disease can cause neurological illnesses and how removing gluten and casein from the diet can improve or cure the child. Eamon Murphy started exhibiting mental aberrations and problems eating ...

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Recognizing Celiac Disease at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

April 22, 2009, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN presented “Celiac Disease Today” to a group of medical students at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Philadelphia, PA. Libonati’s presentation was attended by first, second and third year students who had many questions about celiac disease symptoms and how to identify at-risk patients. “It was very encouraging ...

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Crayola Crayons & Other Gluten-Free Crayola Products

The question was raised regarding gluten-free crayons and what type are gluten-free. We contacted Crayola to determine the gluten-free status of their crayons and other products. See below. Please note that Crayola licenses their name to other manufacturers, bath products, cooking products, etc. Crayola only knows the gluten-free status of products they make. If the product is not made by ...

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Reality TV Shows are Including the Reality of Celiac Disease

By Nancy Lapid, About.com Guide to Celiac Disease Celiac disease has been a topic on not one but two TV shows in the past few days. I hardly watch television, so I’m fortunate to have learned about these episodes from a fellow blogger, the Gluten-Free Optimist. First, the cable network BBC America’s reality show Last Restaurant Standing had an episode ...

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