Cross-contact is a very important aspect of a gluten-free lifestyle. Cross-contact and celiac disease are related in a sense that you need to be concerned about your food coming in to cross-contact with gluten if you have celiac disease. What is cross-contact? Cross-contact happens when […]
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Can celiac disease cause constipation? Yes, celiac disease constipation impacts many. Here’s why and how you can relieve constipation in celiac disease.
As your fellow celiac dietetic professional, I feel the need to address the following question: Is a Gluten-Free Diet enough to treat Celiac Disease? Keep reading to find out why I don’t think it is. Celiac Disease is Serious Celiac, also known as Sprue, is […]
What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that impacts the digestive track. Basically, when you have celiac disease your body attacks itself when you eat food that contain gluten. This causes damage to the small intestine that can lead to malabsorption, nutrient […]
After following a gluten-free diet you might be wondering if you need to worry about gluten cross-reactive foods. What is a Gluten Cross-Reactive Food? The basic argument is that gluten cross-reactive foods are foods that have proteins so similar to gluten that the body gets […]
We’ve all been there, we made a list, checked it twice, though we got everyone and then realized someone was missing. For the times where you need a quick gift to grab and go for your loved ones, here are my top gluten-free last minute […]
Living on campus with Celiac disease can be tough, especially when meal-plans and cafeterias have questionable offerings. College can sound like an anxiety-ridden mess for those of us who are gluten-free (or have any dietary needs really).
The Solution? My Gluten-Free College Dorm Tips.