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.
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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
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.
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.
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.
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
Several brands have released new gluten-free products that may interest people who have celiac disease or gluten sensitivities. McCormick and Krusteaz have introduced items that they claim taste delicious and will make people forget they are eating food without gluten. Both brands state the new products will be available at most grocery stores and retailers soon.
Joan Lunden has changed her diet as she battles breast cancer and believes it is an important part of stopping the disease. The former host of “Good Morning America” has switched to a gluten-free Paleo diet that also eliminates dairy and sugar. She believes her bad eating habits in the past may have contributed to her cancer.
Two versions of Chippy brand chips are being recalled due to undeclared gluten and wheat in the packages. People who have celiac disease or are sensitive to gluten are being asked to throw away their bags or return them for a refund. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has labeled this as a Class 1 recall and is asking consumers not to eat these products if they have allergies to the undeclared ingredients.
Diet trends often receive backlash from the public, and the gluten-free diet has not been able to escape this. Although it is recommended by medical professionals for people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivities, other people have adopted it without having either condition. The diet has been called a fad due to its popularity, and the criticism is hurting people with celiac disease.
A gluten-free pancake and waffle mix is being recalled because of an undeclared ingredient. The official name on the package is New Hope Mills Gluten Free Chia Pancake and Waffle Mix, and it was sold in 16 oz boxes. The company has shared that soy is not labeled on the package but included in the ingredients and may cause problems for people who are allergic to it.
People with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities often turn to products made with rice flour in an attempt to escape the protein. However, researchers in Spain have analyzed gluten-free rice foods and discovered disturbing levels of arsenic. They are concerned about the impact this dangerous substance will have on people who consume large quantities of rice products.
Seitan is a popular ingredient in many Asian dishes, but it is dangerous for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities. Seitan is wheat gluten and is made completely from wheat, yet it can be used as a meat substitute. Vegan and vegetarian meals often rely on seitan, but people who are sensitive to gluten must learn to avoid it.
Trick-or-treaters may notice a new trend this year as they try to scare their neighbors with witch costumes and collect their chocolate candy. Teal pumpkins are showing up on people’s porches, and they have a special meaning that can help families on Halloween. The pumpkins indicate that the family inside is giving out non-food treats which are safe for people with allergies.
The front door is covered in fake cobwebs, spooky ghosts and green witches. Pumpkins are lining the driveway near the large metal Frankenstein who is ready to greet trick-or-treaters. Now, the candy dish needs your attention, and there are gluten-free options available from many brands. It is possible to find safe Halloween candy for people with celiac disease by following a few tips.
One aspect that is often missing from food competitions on television is the requirement to make meals for people on restricted diets. Celiac disease and gluten sensitivities are often ignored by these shows. However, a contestant on “Top Chef” may change this with his commitment to cooking dairy-free and gluten-free dishes.
Bloating is a common complaint that affects people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities. Some people experience a highly visible version of the bloating that has been nicknamed the gluten baby stomach. Although they are not pregnant, it is easy to mistake their growing and aching stomachs, but there are tips that can help alleviate the discomfort.
People with celiac disease have been facing an unusual challenge in church because they cannot eat wheat. The Catholic Church previously decided that gluten-free communion wafers could not be used, so people with gluten sensitivities were not able to participate in communion. However, there has been a recent change after many debates that may help.
Researchers are trying to develop a new type of wheat that will have less gluten, but doctors are concerned people with celiac disease may be entering a dangerous territory by consuming this type of product. The wheat still contains a small amount of gluten, and it may have a negative impact on people who are severely sensitive to the protein. There are concerns about this designer grain that leave medical experts questioning its safety.
Convenience is sometimes a necessity, and apps have made the process of ordering food from restaurants much simpler. Now, more apps are recognizing the need to filter options for celiac disease, so gluten-free food is easier to find. Although it is still important to verify the gluten content at each restaurant, having a meal delivered to your door eliminates one item from the to-do list.
Nigella Lawson has revealed that she is planning to release a new cookbook and will include gluten-free recipes. Although the entire book will not be dedicated to the celiac disease community, there will be dessert options without the protein. The chef also provides recipes on her website that may be helpful for people searching for gluten-free ideas.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued a recall of Crousset ground coriander seeds because they have been contaminated with gluten. The seeds were available at both retail and online stores, so consumers could have purchased them outside of Canada. Although coriander is a spice that does not contain gluten naturally, it appears that the protein was able to taint the product.
Oktoberfest is being celebrated across the country with many cities planning family-friendly events and fun activities. Although people on a gluten-free diet who have celiac disease have to be careful, they can still participate because more areas are starting to acknowledge restricted diets. You do not have to miss out on the bratwurst or schnitzel.
The search for alternative flours and the creation of gluten-free products are providing a unique opportunity for innovation. Gluten-free coffee flour offers a way for companies to reuse coffee bean waste while giving the celiac disease community another option for cooking. The flour offers a variety of nutritional benefits beyond the caffeine kick.
Oats are a controversial topic in the celiac disease community because some people cannot eat them without experiencing problems. In addition, oats are often contaminated with gluten, so it is not easy to find pure products. However, Glanbia has promised it will have complete control over its oat production process to eliminate the possibility of cross-contamination
A new study offers hope to people who suffer from celiac disease and a way to reduce symptoms. Researchers at James Cook University have discovered that hookworms can help patients tolerate gluten. The proteins secreted by the parasitic worms may offer an important key to fighting inflammation and several disorders.
Gluten-free uncured beef corn dogs are being recalled because of potential storage issues. The products are sold under the Applegate Naturals brand name, and the company is recommending that consumers either throw them away or return them for a refund. People with and without celiac disease should not eat the uncured beef corn dogs with the EST. 2512 code.
There is a new weapon in the fight against cross-contamination with gluten, and it enjoys belly rubs along with long walks. Dogs are being professionally trained to detect gluten in food and help people with celiac disease. The animals are providing an important way for people to identify the protein quickly.
A Chinese restaurant shut its doors temporarily after the owner posted a rant about customers. In his list, he included people who require gluten-free menu options. Employees at SO Restaurant claim the location is back in business, but the owner’s message may keep people away.