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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 [...]

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 [...]

Celiac Awareness Month Begins Today- May Day

So many fun things going on this month!  I will be launching a fun giveaway later this week or early next week – just finalizing some last minute details. 

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness has a great celebration planned!  The theme this year is “Keep It Simple and Safe”.  They have [...]

Miley Cyrus is Latest Celebrity on Gluten-Free Diet

If you happen to be on Facebook, Twitter or read any online news, I am sure you must have heard that Miley Cyrus is the latest celebrity to disclose that she is following the gluten-free diet. She doesn’t mention anything about Celiac Disease, but a “gluten and lactose allergy”. This is her explanation to those [...]

Guest Blog: Amy Jones

I am thrilled to introduce you to Amy Jones, RD at Mary Rutan Hospital in Marysville, Ohio. Amy has been kind enough to share a guest blog today – enjoy!!

The Dietitian-Patient Relationship Critical to the Success of a GF Diet

 

I want to thank my friend Kim for trusting me to guest blog [...]

Gluten-Free Anniversary #6

I was driving the other day when I realized that I completely missed my 6-year gluten-free anniversary! I didn’t just miss it by a day, either. I missed it by several. Today is January 20th and the day of the anniversary is January 12th. Ooops! I have learned so much over the past 6 [...]

Gluten Freely Introduces “Ask A Doc” Series

Gluten Freely has made some great additions to their website over the past year. The newest feature is the new “Ask a Doc” series. Questions are being accepted now and will be answered by Dr. Stefano Guandalini. Dr. Guandalini is the founder and director of The University of Chicago Celiac Center. More about the [...]

Never Ceases to Amaze Me

My mom and I were talking over vacation about her last visit with her gastrointestinal doctor and the one she had coming up.  She asked to be tested for Celiac Disease, to which her doctor said:

“What will you do if the results come back positive?”

Seriously?  The conversation we were having had a very [...]

This is More Like It–More from Forbes

The other day I wrote a response to the blog on Forbes.com written by Meghan Casserly.  I wrote the response here on my blog because I was unable to comment on the Forbes site for some reason.  After signing up numerous times, I have never received any confirmation (yes, I checked my spam folder) and [...]