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Gluten Sensitivity

Avoid the Gluten-Free Trap

Mike Sheridan | Posted 08.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Mike Sheridan

The majority of potato chip brands have always been gluten free. Yet, when someone is grabbing a bag at the grocery store, or offering you some at th...

Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity A Real Thing?

Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living

By Cameron Scott For most people, there’s absolutely no reason to avoid gluten, according to Dr. Joseph Murray, a prominent gastroenterologist wh...

10 Things I Wish Restaurants Understood About Gluten Intolerance

Brette Sember | Posted 06.02.2015 | Taste
Brette Sember

If you have a GF menu, you're 90% of the way to me booking a table.

5 Hidden Sources of Gluten to Avoid When Dining Out

Menuism | Posted 05.30.2015 | Taste
Menuism

When you have a gluten sensitivity, sometimes dining out feels like no fun. Even less fun? Accidentally eating gluten and feeling like garbage later because of it. When in doubt, ask your server about how your food is prepared.

Gluten-Free Travel: Finding Local Specialties

Brette Sember | Posted 04.29.2015 | 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...

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.

Gluten: Here, There and Everywhere

Alice Bast | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

I often wonder, if we started referring to our treatment as a "gluten-free prescription" or "gluten-free regimen," would people stop equating our medicine with weight loss? While I obviously can't say for sure, my gut tells me that could be the case.

Do You Have Gluten Sensitivity or an Autoimmune Disease?

Kate Solomon | Posted 12.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Kate Solomon

While leading experts site stress, infections, toxins as influencers of autoimmune diseases, diet is also top of the list.

Gluten-Free Food Doesn't Suck

Courtney Carter | Posted 09.14.2014 | Home
Courtney Carter

Some of the food that DIDN'T make this list was ehh at best, but with this below, even you will realize gluten-free food doesn't suck. Especially my boyfriend, who after his delicious dinner of spaghetti the other night, found out he had just eaten gluten-free pasta for the first time.

Breaking It Down: Gluten Sensitivity

Brian Secemsky, M.D. | Posted 08.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Brian Secemsky, M.D.

Until more robust research is published on the topic, it is important for both patients with suspected gluten intolerance and their physicians to focus on the established workup and evidence for these symptoms while respecting the current uncertainty regarding gluten sensitivity.

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?

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.

Eating Wheat Again, Part 2

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 06.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity has most of the symptoms of celiac disease without being celiac disease. Unfortunately, the pundits admit we lack a medical test to prove gluten is the culprit. The only "test" is to eliminate gluten from the diet and see if the symptoms resolve.

6 Things You Should Know About the Low-FODMAP Diet (And Why You Should Care)

Alice Bast | Posted 05.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

FODMAPs may sound like a new medical device or GPS system, but they're actually one of the hottest topics in digestive health and wellness. You're likely to hear a lot more about them in the coming years, so let's set the record straight.

Gluten-Free Challenges in Schools and on College Campuses

Alice Bast | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

As we grow the dialogue surrounding gluten-free needs, it's critically important for families and schools across the country to rally behind their students and ensure our institutions receive the proper service training needed to meet all students' nutritional needs.

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...

50 Shades of Gluten (Intolerance)

Chris Kresser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Chris Kresser

This "all-or-nothing" view has led to some doctors telling patients that suspect they're sensitive to gluten but test negative for celiac disease that they're simply imagining an affliction that doesn't exist. It turns out those doctors are wrong.

Adverse Effects Attributed to Medications May Be From Food for Some People

S.Z. Berg | Posted 05.13.2013 | Healthy Living
S.Z. Berg

People with medical conditions such as celiac, non-celiac gluten sensitivity, or food allergies should know that they may not be sensitive or allergic to the medicine to which they reacted. Rather, their reactions may have been from the food contents in the drugs.

Should You Go Gluten Free?

Posted 03.07.2013 | OWN

By Karen Ansel Wondering why entire grocery store aisles are now gluten-free? Here's the real story behind the hype -- and how to do the diet r...

It's Time to Take Celiac Disease Seriously

Nichole Thomas | Posted 04.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Nichole Thomas

The lack of understanding around "gluten-free" is baffling and sometimes disheartening, to say the least. As a member of this gluten-free community, I am privileged to live in the moment we occupy today, a time that is changing the very fabric of this issue.

Gluten: The Greatest Enemy of Clear Skin

Maura Henninger, N.D. | Posted 04.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Maura Henninger, N.D.

Because gluten-sensitive people cannot properly digest gluten, these large molecules enter the bloodstream, and the immune system recognizes them as invaders, activating an immune response that increases inflammation, which in turn can result in acne.

A Case of Chronic Mouth Sores

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

In my experience, chronic mouth sores almost always are a symptom of gluten intolerance. I suggested the whole family go gluten-free for a month to see how that change would affect the stomach complaints in general and the mouth sores specifically.

Gluten-Free Holiday Party Tips

Zester Daily | Posted 03.01.2013 | Taste
Zester Daily

I asked Shauna of "Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef" to share some tips on how to manage the balancing act of cooking for family gatherings when some folks are following a gluten-free diet.