If you’ve been following a gluten-free diet for any amount of time, you know how difficult it can be. Not only do you have to watch what you eat, but you have to be aware of gluten in other things you use every day. (Shampoo, shower gel, cosmetics, and skincare products are just a few […]
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What Does Gluten-Free Actually Mean, Anyway?
It’s pretty hard to go to a grocery store or corner market and not see products that are labeled gluten-free. If you’re celiac like me or suffer from gluten intolerance, seeing this label more often probably makes you pretty happy. After all, more gluten-free labels mean more food options. It seems that anything and everything […]
6 Delicious Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day for many people. The possibilities seem to be endless, don’t they? Cereal, eggs and bacon, pancakes and waffles. And of course there are always the more complicated (and still delicious!) breakfast dishes, such as Eggs Benedict or Quiche Lorraine. Statistics show that 93% of Americans […]
Hidden Gluten Ingredients You Might Not Know About
If you’ve been diagnosed with gluten intolerance or celiac disease, you already know (and hopefully avoid!) the most common sources and forms of gluten, such as wheat, rye, barley, oats, and the variants of these ingredients, but there are people out there who only look for these ingredients on labels. While wheat, barley, rye, oats, […]
No, Cheating on Your Gluten-Free Diet is NOT Okay
If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten intolerance, you know how important it is to keep everything gluten out of your daily diet. It’s not easy, though. When you factor in your love for certain foods and the fact that hidden gluten ingredients exist, eliminating gluten can be a time-consuming and downright difficult […]
The Parent’s Guide to Gluten-Free
Did you know that 1 in 133 people are diagnosed with celiac disease? Or that between 5% and 10% of all people suffer from a gluten sensitivity of some kind? Both of these are four times more common than they were in the 1950s. As little as one year ago, 30% of the U.S. population […]
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 […]