How to Help a Friend or Family Member Deal with Celiac Disease

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Celiac disease is a challenging condition, not just for the individuals who have it but also for their loved ones. If someone you care about has recently been diagnosed with celiac disease, navigating how to best support them can be overwhelming and intimidating. From avoiding cross-contamination in the kitchen to understanding the … Read more

What is Juice Therapy and Its Benefits?

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Juice therapy is consuming only pure, nutrient-dense fruit and vegetable juices for a certain amount of time, usually one to several days. Juice treatment is designed to give the body a concentrated number of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients while also allowing it to relax and cleanse. Everyone is aware of the benefits of … Read more

How is celiac disease diagnosed?

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Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition wherein your immune system overreacts and attacks its own gut (small intestines) tissues whenever you eat gluten rich food.  Gluten is a binder protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. These grains are common ingredients when making pasta, pizza, cereal, cakes, bread and even beer! (Harvard … Read more

What is gluten-free pasta?

Gluten-free pasta

One traditional comfort food is pasta. There is a recipe for every occasion—from lasagna to alfredo to spaghetti and everything in between—and they are a weekly staple in many homes. However, people who are intolerant to gluten may not always be able to consume pasta manufactured from wheat. That is why gluten-free … Read more

What is a Gluten Testing Kit?

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You may feel crampy, bloated, and gassy after eating gluten if you’re sensitive to gluten. The symptoms of coeliac/celiac disease, on the other hand, can be significantly more severe. A gluten test kit for the home can help you determine whether or not gluten is the primary source of your symptoms, even … Read more

Why does Gluten Cause Some People to Get Sick?

Why does Gluten Cause Some People to Get Sick?

Being sick for days is inconvenient and annoying. If you’re gluten intolerant and consume gluten-containing items, it’s most likely the source of your pain. Symptoms of gluten intolerance can range from mild to severe, and they can last anywhere from a few minutes to several days. Gluten-free food options are becoming more … Read more