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Gluten-Free? So No Potatoes

Celia Kaye | Posted 09.10.2014 | 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.

Gluten-Free: Hot New Trend or Here to Stay?

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

The term "gluten-free" is tossed around a lot these days, but many people do not actually know what gluten means. This not-so-new diet is much more than just skipping bread.

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.

Celiac Disease and Drug Labeling: Is Your Medication Gluten-Free?

Whitney Caudill | Posted 06.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Whitney Caudill

To be certain a drug does not contain gluten patients with CD, non-celiac gluten sensitivities, or wheat allergies must make multiple phone calls, perform Internet searches, and/or have the pharmacist review the package insert with them.

How To Make Gluten-Free Eating Safer

Rep. Nita Lowey | Posted 06.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Rep. Nita Lowey

Until there are proper food labeling regulations for gluten-free products, people with celiac disease are at the mercy of unregulated food manufacturers to set the exposure level to gluten.

Spring Clean Your Freezer

Tracey Stewart | Posted 05.28.2013 | Parents
Tracey Stewart

Is it really cheaper to buy boxed frozen foods than to buy ingredients in bulk and prepare meals for the freezer yourself? You may pay a little more initially, but you will get more meals out of your purchase in the long run.

Almond Quinoa Parfait

Amie Valpone | Posted 05.20.2013 | Taste
Amie Valpone

Looking for a quick n' easy gluten-free and dairy-free breakfast that's high in protein and healthy? Look no further!

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-Free Baking

Beth Hillson | Posted 04.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Beth Hillson

I was diagnosed with celiac disease 35 years ago when there were no resources or foods. I went to culinary school to understand recipes and discovered that nearly every baking formula can be made over by replacing regular flour with gluten-free flour.

Gluten-Free Labeling in the United States

Whitney Caudill | Posted 03.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Whitney Caudill

It has been five years since the statutory deadline for final rules on gluten-free labeling, and the FDA has taken no final action. Five years. It is time for the FDA to do something.

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.