A friend pointed me to this article from the Huffington Post earlier this week. The article is about pet peeves regarding the gluten-free diet and things people say when they hear you are on the diet. One of my biggest pet peeves is hearing, “Have you heard about that new weight loss diet…the gluten-free diet?", [...]
KIND Snacks is introducing two new bars to their Nut & Spices line just in time for Celiac Disease Awareness Month. I have been a fan of KIND Bars for almost as long as I have been on the gluten-free diet. The Nuts & Spices line bars are “each seemingly indulgent recipe provides all natural [...]
Gluten and the gluten-free diet seem to be in the news quite a bit lately. Have you heard the latest news about the gluten-free diet? South Beach Diet creator, Dr. Arthur Agatston, has a new book and version of The South Beach Diet: “The South Beach Diet Gluten Solution”. The book calls for removing gluten [...]
My friend, Amy Jones, MD, RD, LD wrote an article posted on the NFCA website about celiac disease and eating disorders. I have to admit that I have always wondered if my eating disorder had anything to do with my having celiac disease or vice versa. It’s a lot like the chicken or the egg…which [...]
I have some great information to share with you all regarding gluten-free food tax deductions. I have never used this, but I have had many people ask me about it.
Please continue to read below for information from the NFCA:
Things You Should Know Before Filing for a Gluten-Free Food Tax Deduction
There has been a lot of chatter in the news and across the social networks in the past few weeks about fellow Celiac Jennifer Esposito and her recent struggles with the disease. Fox News Channel will air an exclusive interview tonight, November 18, 2012 from 9 PM – 10PM. Make sure to check out the [...]
It was once again brought to my attention that while the majority of wine is gluten-free, it may be aged in oak barrels that are sealed with wheat paste. According to a recent study by Tricia Thompson, MS, RD and contributors Amy Jones, MS, RD, Lisa Almenoff, MS, RD, Luke Emerson-Mason (Bia Diagnostics), Thomas Grace [...]
If you are new to the gluten-free diet, you are probably just figuring out that it isn’t just food that you need to check the gluten-free status of, but anything that could potentially end up in your mouth. Some people have a skin condition associated with Celiac Disease called Dermatitis Herpetiformis and those people must [...]
Today is Celiac Disease Awareness Day. I thought this would be a great time to share some basic information on Celiac Disease and the gluten-free diet to help those newly diagnosed or looking for a possible diagnosis or answers to their health problems.
One of the best places to start is the National Foundation for [...]