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Gluten in the News

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 [...]

Celiac Disease, Eating Disorders & a Book Review

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 [...]

Gluten-Free Food Tax Deduction Info

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

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Fox News to Present “Fox Files” on Celiac Disease with Jennifer Esposito

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 [...]

Gluten-Free or Not? Wine.

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 [...]

ChapStick Giveaway

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 [...]

Celiac Awareness Day

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 [...]

Weekly Menu Plan–August 19, 2012

The kids go back to school this coming Wednesday!  Monday will be spent running around to various appointments trying to get those last minute things done.  Tuesday, Hannah and I will go see a movie, most likely ParaNorman, and Wednesday it all begins!  It seems like they go back earlier and earlier each year.  I [...]

Gluten-Free Summer Camp Campership Fundraising Extravaganza

I have some exciting news to share about an awesome event that is going on!  The Celiac Disease Foundation, Team Gluten-Free and GFreek.com have come together to raise awareness and money so that children with Celiac Disease can attend camp, just like their non-gluten-free friends.  There are several camps around the country that offer the [...]

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Awareness Giveaway

Celiac Disease Awareness month is in full swing! Rudi’s Gluten-Free is running a pretty cool campaign right now called “Spread the Bread”. Fans of Rudi’s Gluten-Free Facebook page can participate by visiting this page. Once on the page, it is simple. You choose the Celiac foundation of your choice to get $1.00 and then you [...]