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Hockey star shares gluten-free secrets for celiac disease

Gluten-free shake drink

Jay Beagle, who plays for the Washington Capitals, is sharing some of his gluten-free secrets. The hockey star has been on a gluten-free diet for several years and encourages other players in the National Hockey League to join him. Beagle has created a special recovery drink without gluten that helps him and others after a game.

Gluten-free meal delivery services for celiac disease

Meal delivery services offer a convenient way to serve breakfast, lunch or dinner at home while you are busy. Today, more companies are offering gluten-free meal options that people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities can enjoy. They offer plans that can fit the lifestyles of single people or large families and promise each meal is nutritious and easy to make.

Celiac Disease Foundation responds to gluten-free P.F. Chang’s lawsuit

The Celiac Disease Foundation issued a response to the lawsuit about the gluten-free menu at P.F. Chang’s restaurant. Anna Marie Phillips started a class action lawsuit against the chain because the gluten-free menu is more expensive than the regular menu. The foundation views the issue from another point of view.

Celiac disease study focuses on unexplained iron deficiency

A new study from Providence Medical Research Center will investigate celiac disease and unexplained iron deficiency. The researchers plan to open a clinical trial that will be recruiting participants soon. They will be collaborating with the Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital in Washington.

Celiac disease safe recipes for World Nutella Day

World Nutella Day was created to celebrate the delicious hazelnut spread on Feb. 5, but you can use the gluten-free recipes throughout the year. Nutella is gluten-free, and Ferrero states there is no risk of cross contamination during the manufacturing process. Although you can enjoy the spread straight from the jar with a big spoon, you may want to try these ideas.

Celiac disease medical future hinges on understanding gluten

The future of celiac disease is not easy to predict, but doctors believe new research offers hope. Dr. Alessio Fasano remains optimistic about the possibility of learning more about the disorder and gluten. There are ongoing studies that may increase our understanding while offering new treatment options.

Celiac disease linked to fertility problems

A new study focuses on the connection between celiac disease and fertility problems in women. The disorder manifests itself through multiple symptoms, and researchers believe infertility may be one of the issues. Compared to the general population, women who suffer from celiac disease are at a higher risk of having fertility problems.

Gluten-free alcohol ban: Powdered alcohol controversy grows

A gluten-free powdered alcohol product is being banned by multiple states before it has the chance to hit grocery shelves. Palcohol would give people with celiac disease another beverage option, but legislators are concerned children will gain access to it. Despite the controversy and smaller list of states that will allow sales, the company still plans to release its product.

Gluten-free croutons recalled for undeclared allergen

Aleias Gluten Free Foods, LLC is recalling multiple lots of its parmesan croutons and classic croutons because they contain an undeclared allergen. The packages can contain peanut protein, but this is not included in the ingredient list. The brand is asking consumers who are allergic to peanuts to throw away their bags or return them to the store for a refund.

Murder trial involves celiac disease and Munchausen by proxy

Lacey Spears seemed like a concerned mother on social media who was sharing her son’s battle with multiple health problems. However, prosecutors claim she was secretly poisoning her child, lying about his health and sharing the deception on social networks. Her murder trial is uncovering disturbing information about her relationship with her son Garnett-Paul Spears.

Celiac disease alert: Snap peas recalled for gluten

Mann's Mediterranean Style Snap Pea Sensations are being recalled because the packages contain allergens which are not listed on the label. The bags of snap peas contain undeclared wheat, mustard, sesame and soy, but these ingredients are missing from the label. Consumers are encouraged to discard the items if they are allergic or sensitive to these ingredients.

Orthorexia linked to gluten-free diet and celiac disease

There is a new disturbing trend that nutritionists are noticing among people who have celiac disease and those who simply follow a gluten-free diet by choice. Orthorexia nervosa is a disorder characterized by an obsessive need to eat healthy that leads to cutting out many foods. The obsession goes beyond a normal concern for staying healthy because it affects relationships, jobs and wellbeing.

Celiac disease patients benefit from restroom access bill

Celiac disease is a complex disorder with patients often suffering from stomach pain, bloating, cramping, diarrhea and constipation. They are often forced to search for bathrooms if they are out in public, but more states are becoming aware of the issues people encounter with employee-only bathrooms. Restroom access bills force businesses to let people with celiac disease and other medical conditions use the facilities or face a fine.

Gluten-free food in Rome for celiac disease travelers

The city known for its delicious pasta should not scare celiac disease travelers. There are many gluten-free options in Rome, so you will not be stuck eating cooked vegetables with rice while everyone else enjoys a hot pizza. Italy’s celiac disease association, the Associazione Italiana Celiachia, is a strong ally for people with the disorder, and sufferers even receive money from the government to buy gluten-free food because it is more expensive.

Gluten-free bread maker from Panasonic revealed at CES

Gluten Free Bread

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) featured a new gluten-free bread maker from Panasonic that should make the life of people with celiac disease easier. Although it is often cheaper to make your own bread instead of buying the overpriced gluten-free store versions that crumble as soon as the bag opens, many people find it difficult to create delicious loaves at home. The SD-YR2500 model promises to make ugly, tasteless bread a distant memory.

Gwyneth Paltrow makes hairstylist go gluten-free without celiac disease

Gwyneth Paltrow has reignited the debates about celebrities promoting diets and creating fads. She recently helped her hairstylist, David Babaii, lose 135 pounds by encouraging him to change to a gluten-free diet despite the fact that he does not have celiac disease. Although Babaii is thrilled with the results, he admits it was not easy.

Gluten-free ice cream cookie sandwiches recalled for Listeria

Groove gluten-free ice cream cookie sandwiches are being recalled by Great Feeling Foods, LLC because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The ice cream has a custard base made by Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream that could be contaminated. Consumers are encouraged to either throw away the products or return them to the stores for a refund.

Gluten-free snacks to bring for celiac disease travelers

Traveling while you are on a gluten-free diet can be a challenge, so it is recommended that you bring snacks with you to fight those hunger pangs before you risk cross-contamination at a fast food place. If you suffer from celiac disease, then you may want to consider packing the following options with you. They do not require any preparation and are easy to store.

Dietitian offers gluten-free diet advice for celiac disease

The popularity of the gluten-free diet among people who do not have celiac disease has led to it being labeled a fad by critics. Dietitian Christina Mariano tries to address some of the common concerns and questions about the diet while shedding light on its importance for people who have celiac disease. This is more than a popular diet trend that has been spreading around the country.

Celiac disease group accused of manipulating gluten-free standards

A national celiac disease group in Australia has been accused of trying to manipulate gluten-free standards in order to please food manufacturers. Coeliac Australia, a nonprofit association dedicated to supporting people with the disorder, states that the current standard of 3 ppm of gluten is unrealistic and must be changed. However, some members of the celiac disease community believe the organization is working with food brands against them.

Celiac disease vaccine would allow gluten consumption

The ImmusanT company is working on a celiac disease vaccine that would allow patients to consume gluten again without creating damage. It has received $12 million in funding to continue its research on Nexvax2, and is currently working on Phase 2 of the study. The company believes it can help celiac disease sufferers by creating a safe immunotherapy.

Red Sox pitcher Wade Miley mocks gluten-free diet and celiac disease

Wade Miley is addressing questions about his statements related to the gluten-free diet and celiac disease. The baseball player claims the Arizona Diamondbacks pressured him to be on the diet, but he refused, and his decision became a frequent source of issues. Miley does not have a medical condition that would require him to be on the diet, and he felt that eliminating gluten was not necessary.

Survey reveals what people think of celiac disease and gluten-free diet

Do people really understand celiac disease and the gluten-free diet? A new survey reveals that more education about this condition and diet is needed. A poll of 2,205 people in the United States showed that 64 percent believe a gluten-free diet is not necessary for most people to follow. In addition, the survey confirmed the trend others have noticed about the diet being viewed as a fad.