Tag Archive 'celiac disease'

Jan 09 2018

Meeting the Parents for the First Time? Here’s How to Not Freak Them Out About Your Celiac Disease

Your new relationship is going great! So great that your hunky boyfriend or dazzling girlfriend wants to take things to the next level. That’s right, you’ve just earned a primo invitation to meet the parents. This age-old tradition comes laden with any number of landmines, but your job is harder than most. Not only do […]

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May 22 2017

Educate Yourself About Celiac Disease for Celiac Awareness Month

Published by under Celiac,Lifestyle

When you tell new acquaintances that you are gluten-free, you might receive an eye roll for your trouble. Its true that the gluten-free diet has become a hot trend over the past few years, adopted by athletes and actors alike for a variety of reasons. Some simply believe that a gluten-free diet can lead to […]

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Jun 01 2013

How To Tell If You Are Gluten Intolerant

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Do you regularly suffer from gastrointestinal issues, such as cramping, gas, diarrhea or constipation? Do you feel tired or logy, especially after eating a meal with lots of wheat products (pasta, bread and cereals)?  If so, then it’s possible that you are one of the estimated 15% of Americans who are gluten intolerant (also known […]

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May 27 2013

How To Tell Your Date That You Are Gluten Free

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If you are living a gluten-free lifestyle, (whether due to a diagnosis of celiac disease, an intolerance to gluten or for health reasons), you may feel nervous about bringing it up to a new date. Being gluten free means that you have to be more picky about the restaurants where you eat, can’t share a […]

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May 02 2013

Why Go Gluten Free

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It’s likely that until the last couple of years you never knew or cared about what gluten was. Now, it’s hard not to see gluten everywhere. Some of your favorite celebrities and athletes, like Zooey Deschanel, Oprah Winfrey and Drew Brees, are on the gluten-free bandwagon and your favorite health food stores are dedicating whole […]

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Apr 27 2013

Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

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It’s estimated that between .7% – 1% of the population of the United States suffers from a nasty condition called celiac disease, where the ingestion of a protein called gluten damages the small intestine, prevents the body from absorbing nutrients and causes all sorts of unpleasant symptoms, such as bloating, weight loss, diarrhea and malnourishment. […]

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