Challenges

  1. Why is gluten causing so much trouble?

    While there is no uniform consensus on whether the incidence of gluten-related health problems is on the rise, advances in screening and testing methods, coupled with a growing public awareness of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, have bro ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Living Gluten-Free: What Friends & Family Need to Know

    Someone important in your life has adopted a gluten-free diet either because they’ve been diagnosed with Celiac Disease (an autoimmune disorder where the consumption of gluten causes inflammation in the lower intestine), they have a gluten sens ...

  4. Developing a Support Team

    Anytime you make a major dietary or lifestyle change it’s good to have a strong support network in your corner, especially when starting out. Here are a couple examples of where you might want support:   ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Gluten-Free Single Living

    If you are a college student or out on your own, check out these articles for some helpful tips and perspectives on living gluten-free as a single person. ...

  7. Study Shows Online Education Helps People With Celiac Disease Adhere to Gluten-Free Diet

    A  recently published Australian study  reports that an online program like GlutenFreedomProject.com can help people with celiac disease improve adherance to a gluten-free diet.   ...

  8. Too Clean for Your Health?

    Reconsider that anti-bacterial gel you keep in your purse – a few germs may actually be good for you. ...

  9. IBS Symptoms Breath Test

    If you have belly problems – bloating, gas, pain – and your doctor doesn’t know why, you may be in luck. ...

  10. Gluten-Free Makeup

    Flour in your eye shadow, wheat protein in the bronzer, mysterious grain compounds in the mascara – aack! – what’s a gluten sensitive girl to do? ...