Celiac Disease

  1. Back To School for GF Kids

    Starting school or going back to school for kids with celiac disease (CD) or non-celiac gluten sensitivity takes planning and good communication skills with those caring for your child at school. ...

  2. Introducing Gluten for Infants at High Risk for Celiac Disease

    To introduce gluten at 4-6 months of age or not to introduce gluten till one year, that is the question?!!!! ...

  3. Teal Pumpkins for Halloween?

    If you happen to notice a teal pumpkin this holiday, there’s a very good reason why it’s there.  For kids suffering from food allergies, celiac disease, diabetes, food intolerances or other food related challenges, trick or treating can be an exerc ...

  4. SmartLabels on the Horizon

    The current controversy about labeling foods as Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) has been a hot topic for a very long time. Biotech and  food industries have spent millions of dollars opposing labeling initiatives and are fighting tooth and na ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Easter Egg Hunts, Bunnies and Safe & Unsafe GF Easter Candies

    Easter is coming just around the corner!!! This means Easter egg hunts, cute little bunnies and sprigs of spring popping through the ground! Yet another holiday with wonderful meaning, and of course, the requisite "candy" and food associa ...

  8. Shades of Grey Surrounding Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity

    “Most people who have celiac disease are also gluten sensitive.  Many people who are gluten sensitive are likely to develop celiac disease with continued gluten exposure (depending on their genetic markers)”.  ...

  9. Accidental Gluten Exposure is Significant For Those With Celiac Disease

    Accidental gluten exposure is a serious concern for people who suffer from celiac disease (CD) and recent studies suggest that cross-contact contamination is increasingly common. ...

  10. Potential Gluten Exposure in 1/3 of U.S. Restaurants

    Those of you with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, please remain keenly vigilant when eating out.  A recent study by Dr. Benjamin Lebwohl of Columbia University’s Celiac Disease Center, reported that one-third of the “gluten-free” foods sold i ...