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, … Read More
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Think that morning bagel or pasta dinner is no big deal? Think again. Wheat contains gluten, which may be dangerous even to those that don't have Celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity. But why is gluten bad for you?
Studies show eating gluten can cause brain disorders that could ultimately raise … Read More
Keeping a strict celiac disease diet—avoiding all foods that contain wheat, rye, or barley—is essential for those with celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity. People on a gluten-free diet can eat a well-balanced menu with a wide variety of foods. Unprocessed meat, fish, rice, fruits, and … Read More
The thought of dealing celiac disease for travelers can be daunting. 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 planning … Read More
Here’s some worthy advice---and good news---for people who started out their gluten-free journey by asking the simple question, "What foods have gluten?" Instead of concentrating on what not to eat, concentrate on the gluten-free foods you can eat.
Fortunately, there are many healthy and delicious foods that … Read More
If you’ve just been told that you or a family member has celiac disease, or even if you suspect a gluten intolerance, it’s likely your head is spinning with information overload.
Fortunately, it’s never been easier for those with a celiac disease diagnosis to embark on a special-diet … Read More
Potatoes are not only a favorite comfort food and cozy side dish, they’re a terrific ingredient in gluten-free cooking and even gluten-free baking. Loaded with antioxidants, vitamin B6, vitamin C, and fiber, potatoes are satiating and make a truly healthy food choice. Like rice, potatoes are a staple in the … Read More