A reader recently asked about a blood test her doctor ordered about ten years ago. Discover what formerly common celiac disease blood test is now obsolete.Read More >
My gluten intolerance blog will provide an area to discuss the Gluten Intolerance School's latest lessons along with the latest news in the gluten intolerance world. I'll also open up some of these posts to my newsletter subscribers for discussion and comments.
In this lesson, I’ll focus on two pervasive ingredients behind our collective declining health: sucrose and high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). With this lesson you will discover why you should be concerned about excess fructose consumption, and how it directly relates to the health of your digestive tract if you have gluten intolerance or an…Read More >
Are you worried gluten might ruin the warmth and camaraderie of the holiday season? If so, I’ve got some Gluten-Free Thanksgiving recipe lists and a few handy resources to help you through the holiday season. I appreciate many of you won’t have a friendly environment for gluten-free eating in the coming days. In this post you’ll find a few useful tips for surviving this holiday with as little distraction and discomfort as possible.Read More >
We now have an official standard: let’s make the most of it. All products wearing the gluten-free label must contain less than 20 ppm gluten by August 1st, 2014. This law covers all foods regulated by the FDA, including vitamin, mineral and herbal supplements. Read on to learn why I feel some recent research may suggest the standard should have been set to a lower amount of gluten.Read More >
Gluten is often referred to as a protein in wheat. However, gluten is not a single protein. This isn’t just being pedantic; there are reasons it is important to understand how gluten is a protein composite and not just a single, simple protein. Read on to learn what proteins constitute gluten and why it is important to better understand the frustrating sticky substance known simply as gluten.Read More >
Recent research ties infant infections to increased celiac disease risk. But why? In this post Sarah discusses different reasons and ways our gut bacteria population changes and what consequences may result because of these changes.Read More >
The genetic connection with celiac disease may surprise some people because a celiac disease diagnosis was pretty rare prior to this generation. But it was there, even if it wasn’t diagnosed or even if people didn’t discuss their undiagnosed symptoms openly (symptoms like flatulence and diarrhea aren’t often casual conversation topics at family reunions). You…Read More >