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What You Should Know About Eating Gluten-Free
Have you been feeling fatigued? Has your stomach been angry? Have you seen a doctor about this problem, yet he found nothing irregular with your test results? The answer could be in your food. I started having trouble with my digestive system in college. There were days that my stomach seemed to have a mind […]
Is Gluten Intolerance the same as Celiac Disease?
Celiac.Â Gluten-free.Â G-free. You’ve probably heard these terms in the media recently. Gluten-free foods are popping up everywhere and more and more stars are starting to live a gluten free lifestyle. It seems as though the media has glamorized gluten-free living as the latest trend when, in reality, those who have gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease have […]
The Basics of Celiac Disease
Celiac disease affects 1% of healthy, average Americans. This means at least 3 million people are living with Celiac disease and 97% of them are probably undiagnosed. To put Celiac Disease in perspective, consider these facts from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Type 1 Diabetes affects 3 million people. 6% (180,000) of those […]