Challenges

  1. Staying Healthy this Season

    With the arrival of November we get elections, Thanksgiving, and the advent of cold and flu season.  Not to worry.  Take preventative action and keep a positive attitude.  ...

  2. High Tech Gluten Detection

    There may now be an easy way to go out to dinner and feel safe that you are truly eating gluten-free.  Nima, an invention by 6Sensor Labs, is a small, portable sensor that consumers can use to quickly detect whether or not the food you’re about to ...

  3. Ted Cruz vs Celiac DIsease: A Liberal Conspiracy

    Presidential hopeful, Ted Cruz recently pledged that if he becomes president and commander-in-chef, there would no longer be gluten-free MRE’s for soldiers serving in the US Military!  MRE’s are Meals Ready-to-Eat that are supplied to soldier’s in ...

  4. Eating Out

    Creating gluten-free dishes in the home is easy once you get your kitchen set-up (see Creating a Safe Kitchen ), but eating out poses a whole new set of challenges at first. For the recently diagnosed celiac, it may be easier to not eat out or b ...

  5. Update on Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity

    If you’re one of those people who have experienced uncomfortable symptoms after eating gluten containing foods, but don’t have Celiac Disease (CD), take heart!! ...

  6. The Elimination Diet

    An elimination/provocation diet is a short-term diet (approximately 3 weeks) designed to detect certain ingredients that are poorly tolerated digestively and to relieve potential food allergies or intolerances. While following the diet, you remove ...