A protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, gluten comes in many guises. It can be a filler, a binder, a thickener, and even a protein enhancer. So what has gluten in it? Some answers might catch you off guard. Did you know, for example, that soup, sushi, ice cream, and
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It’s a common question for anyone with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity: What does gluten-free mean? Unfortunately, in spite of the FDA’s gluten-free food labeling regulations becoming final in August 2014, there are still plenty of pitfalls that gluten-free consumers, especially those with gluten allergy symptoms, can fall into when
Gluten-free foods are flooding the market, which is great for people with celiac disease—but many people have equated “gluten-free” with “healthy,” and that’s not always the case. According to Susan Bowerman, MS, RD, CSSD, a registered dietitian at UCLA Health System, gluten is a protein found primarily in whole-grain wheat,
Looking for safe and long-lasting gastritis relief? Antacids only provide a temporary fix. But, identifying the true root cause of your gastritis will quickly guide you to the best therapies.
The thought of traveling can be daunting for people with celiac disease. Anxiety about meal planning and being away from the safety of home kitchens can often deter people from hopping in the car or boarding a plane and exploring a new city. All it takes is a little extra
Leaky gut has been associated with a wide range of disorders, among them asthma, food sensitivities, psoriasis, allergies, and inflammatory bowel diseases. But what is leaky gut?
At its most basic, leaky gut is like having large holes in what is supposed to be tighten woven fabric. The holes allow
When you have a chronic health condition or are at increased risk of a chronic disease, such as obesity, heart disease, diabetes, or celiac disease, it’s natural to focus on foods you should limit or avoid. However, you’ll likely find eating more enjoyable if you shift your attention to substituting
Leaky gut has been associated with a wide range of disorders including asthma, food sensitivities, psoriasis, allergies, and inflammatory bowel diseases. At its most basic, leaky gut is like having large holes in what is supposed to tightly woven fabric. The holes allow particles, such as toxins and harmful bacteria,
Changing your diet can help you heal your thyroid and alleviate fatigue, depression, weight gain, and many other symptoms. Get started with this targeted Hashimoto’s diet.
Q: Is expeller-pressed oil better for you?
A: Oil from nuts, seeds and beans are commonly extracted using mechanical processes like centrifuges or screw presses, also called expellers. Expeller oil from a press can create high temperatures due to friction, but no external heat is added. “Cold pressed,” while not a