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Here is How You Can Gut Check Weight Loss Ads on Their Believability

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Weight loss ads specialize in pushing all the right psychological buttons to get us to buy into their promises of weight loss. While some supplements may actually AID weight loss WITH added diet and exercise, it can be hard to decide which one to choose. To help spot the fat phony from the real deal, the Bureau of Consumer Protection offers these 7 gut checks.

Woman with fibromyalgia wins EEOC disability discrimination lawsuit

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A woman with fibromyalgia has ended her long battle with Baywood Home Care in Minneapolis. She won the EEOC disability discrimination lawsuit and was awarded $30,000. Laurie J. Goodnough, who suffers from fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis, claimed the home health care company fired her because of her health and violated the ADA.

Celiac disease tips for handling gluten on Thanksgiving

Gluten-free Thanksgiving Food

The Thanksgiving meal is the perfect time to reconnect with family and friends, but it can be a nightmare for people with celiac disease. Cross-contamination and food filled with gluten are frequent problems experienced during the holiday. The following tips can help you survive the holiday while avoiding the protein.

Cauliflower gluten-free meal ideas for celiac disease

Cauliflower gluten-free meal

Cauliflower is becoming a nutritious kitchen staple and appearing in more recipes as chefs experiment with the vegetable. This gluten-free option can be good meal addition for people with celiac disease because it provides multiple vitamins and minerals. Filled with vitamin C, vitamin K, choline, fiber and other nutrients, cauliflower can be used as an alternative in many recipes.

Gluten linked to brain fog in celiac disease cases

gluten and celiac disease brain

A new study has found a direct link between brain fog and gluten consumption in people who have celiac disease. Researchers point out that patients have been complaining about cognitive impairment for years, and science is finally paying attention. In addition, they noticed positive results in people who changed their diets to eliminate gluten.

Fibromyalgia study focuses on brain stimulation to fight pain

Fibromyalgia

A study currently being done at the University of Cincinnati is focusing on the connection between brain stimulation and pain. Researchers hope the Reduced Impedance Noninvasive Cortical Electrostimulation (RINCE) therapy will produce positive results for fibromyalgia patients. The research trial is part of a bigger project to discover if brain stimulation can be a useful treatment plan for fibromyalgia.

Celiac disease connected to bone fractures

Celiac Disease

A new study has found a connection between celiac disease and bone fractures. People who have the disorder are two times more likely to suffer a broken bone, and researchers believe they may understand why the numbers are higher. Malabsorption is a serious issue that is prevalent with this condition and appears to play a role in bone fractures

High-Protein Snack Recommendations for Weight Loss

High-Protein Snack for weight loss

Studies show that the amount of snaking a person does in one day typically equals a fourth daily meal when it comes to calories consumed. While a snack is usually allowed in most diet plans to stave off that mid-afternoon hunger pain, you have to be snack-smart to make the most of that tiny meal. Here are 7 high-protein snack recommendations recently reported on ABC News that can help you toward weight loss.

Gluten-free gravy shopping and cooking tips for celiac disease

Gluten-free cooking

Gravy is an essential part of Thanksgiving, but people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities usually cannot use the traditional recipes because they have wheat or another source of the protein. However, there are many gluten-free alternatives available today, so you can still enjoy gravy at a feast. From packaged mixes to easy recipes, you can find a variety of options.

Autistic boy found in critical condition: Family reveals Peyton Blodgett’s status

Autistic child found

An autistic boy who disappeared in Baker County was found in the woods, but he is in critical condition. The family of Peyton Blodgett shares the 8-year-old was included in a Florida Missing Child Alert, and an estimated 300 people searched for him. However, his health remains an issue, so he has not been released from a hospital.

Gluten-free pet food mislabeling creates concerns

Gluten-free pet food

Gluten is not an issue limited to the human population, and pets can also be allergic to this protein. A recent study from Chapman University has discovered problems with labels on common pet food brands, and previous research has indicated that gluten is sometimes present in products labeled as gluten-free. This has created new concerns for pet owners who worry about the food they are purchasing.

Therapy dog helps college students connect with mental health professionals

Sopie the therapy dog: Credit Newswise

A new report highlights the role of therapy animals for helping college students combat loneliness and depression that is common. Lack of funding and shortage of mental health workers make it necessary to find new ways to help college students adjust. A new study finds having a therapy dog available helped college students connect with their therapist.

Green Coffee Bean Scandal Follows Senate Criticism of Dr. Oz

Dr. Oz about Green Coffee Bean

The latest news about the Green Coffee Bean extract used in numerous weight loss supplements is that the authors of the study who previously reported that Green Coffee Bean extract results in weight loss, have now agreed to a retraction of its publication following a Federal Trade Commission finding, and senate criticism of Dr. Oz and his promotion of miracle weight loss cures.

Animals Trust ONLUS on a mission to save dogs in China

Nobody Touch the Dog campaign launched by Animal Trust

Animals Trust ONLUS is on a mission that spans the globe. They are a dedicated group of caring individuals who partnered in 2013. Founder, Sergio Barbesta and other two partners formed the group to provide an international voice for animals that could help stop abuse and neglect and help preserve our natural environment through petition, education, volunteerism, activism and networking. Their newest mission is to help dogs in China.

‘Blue Man Group’ changes show for people with autism

Blue Man and Autism

The Blue Man Group has made special changes to its show, so people with autism can enjoy it. They will be at the Briar Street Theatre in Chicago, and families with autistic loved ones are encouraged to attend. After watching the recent success of the “Lion King” making adjustments to accommodate people with autism, the Blue Man Group is using the same idea.

Bell & Evans gluten-free breaded chicken recalled: High risk bacterial contamination

Gluten-free breaded chicken

Murry’s Inc. has recalled two types of Bell & Evans gluten-free chicken products because of possible bacterial contamination. Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets and Bell & Evans Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast are part of the recall and may have Staphylococcus aureus. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has released an alert labeled as high risk.

Celgene drug a first of it's kind for Crohn's disease that could replace infusions

A new way to treat Crohn's disease with oral medication in the pipeline

A new drug is in the pipeline for Crohn's disease treatment that is expected to move to a third clinical trial in the near future. The drug, known as GED-0301 or Mongersen is an antisense medication taken orally that has been well tolerated and induced remission in sixty-five percent of Crohn's disease patients studied. The medication could replace injections for treating IBD.

FDA cautions public about fake decorative contact lenses

Decorative contact lenses can be a fun way to change your look without a long-term commitment, but the FDA has issued a new warning about fake lenses on the market. There are beautiful lenses available from multiple brands that are safe. However, the fake contact lenses must be avoided because of potential eye problems.

Gluten-free pasta made from vegetables offers unique alternative: Celiac disease news

Gluten Free Pasta

The last zucchini you gathered from the garden does not have to rot at the bottom of the refrigerator because it can be turned into delicious gluten-free pasta. People with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities often rely on packaged pasta from stores which is made from rice, corn or other ingredients. However, there is a healthier alternative that can be created within minutes in the kitchen

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