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How Growth Screenings Could Help Detect Celiac Disease In Kids

Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living

By: Laura Geggel Published: 03/02/2015 03:15 PM EST on LiveScience Measuring children's height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicat...

Gluten-Free Travel: Finding Local Specialties

Brette Sember | Posted 02.27.2015 | Travel
Brette Sember

I'm planning a trip to New Orleans and have already located a source for gluten-free beignets. Here's how to enjoy local delicacies while staying healthy on your travels.

5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Gluten

Posted 02.17.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD There's been a bit of gluten-free backlash lately, but this trend doesn't seem to be slowing down. A recent poll found t...

7 Things You Should Know About Autoimmune Diseases

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 02.05.2015 | Healthy Living

As if living with chronic illness wasn't challenging enough, living with an autoimmune disease can be even more difficult. Still highly misundersto...

Gut Check: 4 Things You Need to Know If You're Going Gluten-Free

Tara DelloIacono Thies, RD | Posted 02.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Tara DelloIacono Thies, RD

The term "gluten-free" used to only be used in vocabularies of food scientists and registered dietitians, but today the topic of gluten is one of the most commonly discussed food trends in the news.

Let's Talk Baloney With Joy Behar

Alice Bast | Posted 01.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

I'm not talking about the meat you put in a sandwich. I'm talking about celiac disease -- a serious genetic condition that television personality Joy Behar dubbed as "baloney" on the Jan. 20, 2015 episode of MSNBC's Morning Joe show. Let me say that again: a serious condition.

Gluten-Free Holiday Hacks

Hannah Ross Crane | Posted 02.21.2015 | Healthy Living
Hannah Ross Crane

Whether they be made by family or friends, there is always a risk for cross-contamination of food that makes it nearly impossible to relax when you are invited into someone else's home, or sometimes even in your own, for holiday feasts.

3 Things You Thought Would Change By Going Gluten-Free

Celia Kaye | Posted 02.16.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

Although eating gluten-free does not automatically result in improvements to your waistline, energy level, or skin, it can certainly be a springboard. And for celiacs, the benefits of a completely gluten-free lifestyle, inside and out, are undeniable.

No Cookie for You

Celia Kaye | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

The practice of consciously considering gluten is different than passively knowing facts about gluten consumption and Celiac disease. If a chef trains her mind to see "GLUTEN" in bold, black letters when she sees soy sauce, she may not accidentally offer it to a gluten-free customer along with the sushi rolls with which it so naturally pairs.

Got Scaly Patches On Your Skin? Try Gluten-Free Makeup

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 11.21.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

While those with celiac disease know to avoid all gluten-harboring goods, like bread, pastries and pasta, there’s another product of which they shou...

Gluten-Free? So No Potatoes

Celia Kaye | Posted 11.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

For some, cross-contamination might not be as harmful as it is to others. But if someone says "I'm gluten-free," whose responsibility is it to make sure that "gluten-free" means "cross-contamination-free" to the chef?

Everything Your Gluten-Free Friend Wishes You Knew

Celia Kaye | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Celia Kaye

No one would ever say "just try one cashew" to someone with a severe nut allergy, so why do they say "just take one bite" to people with wheat allergies?

Gluten-Free Mania -- If You're Following the Fad, You're a Marketer's Dream and Part of the Confusion

Jill S. Brown | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

Why has the gluten-free trend taken off like wildfire in the last few years while the FODMAP diet has not really caught on even though it was developed way back in 1999 and shown to have a high success rate for people with IBS and even other gastrointestinal issues?

Gluten-Free Revealed

Layne Lieberman | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Layne Lieberman

We are in the midst of a gluten-free fad that has become the diet narrative in America. Gluten is a protein found in food staples like pasta and bread...

Why You (Yes, You) Need Celiac Disease Awareness

Alice Bast | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

We are constantly inundated with messages from the media about the "magic" of a gluten-free diet. Many irresponsibly perpetuate a cycle of misinformation, leading to the amplification of the gluten-free diet and the silencing of celiac disease.

National Peanut Butter Day: The Gluten-Free Way

Amie Valpone | Posted 03.17.2014 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Ditch the jelly and create something new with that old lunchbox comfort.

5 Gluten-Free Healthy Winter Appetizers

Amie Valpone | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste
Amie Valpone

This holiday season, satisfy your taste buds and impress your evening guests with these delicious and totally healthy starters.

Fuel Your Body Through Fall's Busy Days & Organic Green Goddess Smoothie Recipe

Amie Valpone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Amie Valpone

With fall in full swing, time feels more scarce than ever. Yet, when we're busiest is actually when we most need nourishment to fuel our bodies through the day.

7 Unexpected Places You'll Find Gluten

Posted 08.20.2013 | Healthy Living

If you have celiac disease -- or another condition that requires avoiding gluten -- you probably got the basics down pretty quickly. It's a no-brainer...

Gluten-Free Traveling Without Losing It

April Peveteaux | Posted 09.15.2013 | Healthy Living
April Peveteaux

What once was, "Woohoo! Let's hit the road, KFC, 7-Eleven, and Waffle House!" is now, "Oh hell, I'm going to starve or poop all week."

Avoid These 5 Gluten-Free Mistakes

Posted 05.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass After experiencing some wacky symptoms, I was recently tested for celiac disease, and while the report came back negative, I've n...

Jacqueline Howard

WATCH: 5 Big Myths About Gluten-Free Eating...Busted!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 08.04.2014 | Science

Here's what researchers know for sure: going on a gluten-free diet if you have an intolerance, such as celiac disease, is beneficial. But what about t...

What Not To Say To Someone Who Is Gluten-Free

Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living

May is Celiac Awareness Month -- and not in the "going gluten-free is totally in right now" way. While about a third of Americans say they are activel...

Don't Hate Me Because I'm Gluten-Free

April Peveteaux | Posted 07.02.2013 | Healthy Living
April Peveteaux

From gluten-free Gwyneth, to the "no substitutions" policy of farm-to-tables, to your horrible relatives who think you're faking it for attention, people who are gluten-free get a bad rap.

When To Worry About Gluten, And Why I Don't

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 06.28.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

I'm sorry, gluten. To be honest, you do freak me out, but I just can't worry about you right now -- and here is why.