Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living – Free Giveaway Until July 30th

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University is sending a free copy of their newly revised Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living to everyone on their contact list as of July 30, 2008.  To receive a copy, please email your complete contact information (name, address, phone, fax, email) to cb2280@columbia.edu.  The guide will be mailed after July 30, 2008. The Celiac ...

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Dentists Can Help to Recognize Celiac Disease

Photo © ADAM Dentistry Blog By Tammy Davenport, About.com Guide to Dentistry since 2005 Celiac disease causes the body’s immune system to damage and attack the small intestine upon consumption of proteins in barley, rye, wheat and possibly oats. Since there are no specific blood tests to determine if someone has Celiac disease, doctors use blood tests to look for certain ...

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Bars & Squares Not Gluten Free

Ghirardelli Chocolate bars and squares are NOT gluten-free. From GlutenFree Indy, excerpt from a post on a well known chocolate bar: Thank you for your email regarding Ghirardelli Chocolate.  The 60%Bittersweet Chocolate Chips are manufactured on a line free of gluten.   In June 2008, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company  introduced new milk chocolate bar which has a barley gluten as an ...

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How celiacs and others can get the most from gluten-free supplements.

Ever wonder what “active ingredients” are and why “inert ingredients” (a hiding place for gluten) are added to vitamins, minerals, herbals or other supplements? Thanks to Nature’s Made, you can find out.  Visit http://www.naturemade.com/ProductDatabase/prd_label.asp?tab=Products to access their quick and easy primer on reading label information.   Fast track learn to safely and accurately obtain the % daily you need and other important information like what ...

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Investigation of gluten sensitivity requires anti-gliadin antibody testing.

The news release below is timely because anti-gliadin antibody blood tests are losing ground while the reality of gluten sensitivity looms far larger than is now appreciated by many doctors!  These blood tests are absolutely necessary to investigate health problems caused by gluten itself, yet they are being dismissed by doctors who look only to diagnosing celiac disease. Positive anti-gliadin ...

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Can food affect your kid’s autism? Autism and casein- & gluten-free diets

Special diets for special kids: Autism and casein- & gluten-free diets Can food affect your kid’s autism? “Leaky gut” One of the reasons the GFCF diet is often recommended for autistic individuals is due to a medical condition known as “leaky gut,” in which the intestinal lining is more permeable than normal. A leaky gut does not properly absorb nutrients, ...

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New safety standards set for baby formula and nuts – gluten free

This article describes safety standards for internationally shipped baby food and includes benchmarks for producing gluten-free foods set by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). Tue Jul 1, 2008 1:59pm BST  Email | Print | Share| Single Page| Recommend (0) [-] Text [+]   1 of 1Full SizeBy Laura MacInnis GENEVA (Reuters) – Diplomats in Geneva ...

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Bell and Evans Gluten Free Items – Chicken

Below is a list of gluten-free items from Bell & Evans.  You can also find hundreds of recipes that can be converted to gluten-free at their website: http://www.bellandevans.com/index.cfm?act=recipes Thank you for contacting Bell & Evans.  In addition to our line of breaded, gluten free items, the following are also gluten free: All fresh chicken Fully cooked wings  – Honey BBQ ...

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Making the Connection – in Celiac Disease

Advance For Nurses Magazine Vol. 9 •Issue 11 • Page 21 Making the Connection Underdiagnosed in the U.S., celiac disease can be identified and treated if the condition is understood By Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN Celiac disease is a common food sensitivity that can be the underlying source of hundreds of health problems mistakenly attributed to other causes. This insidious ...

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Everyone on a Gluten Free Diet?

The below article by Nadine Grzeskowiak is a good explanation of why the gluten-free diet can work for anyone and everyone and pitfalls of the celiac tests.  Medical experts speak of the gluten-free diet as if it is something strange, yet most unprocessed foods you cook yourself are naturally gluten free.  All meats, seafood, fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, dairy (unless gluten was added to them), ...

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