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Tips on Living Gluten-Free in a Shared Household

Tips on Living Gluten-Free in a Shared Household

Living in an entirely gluten-free home isn’t always feasible (and not always necessary). That being said, living in a shared household can be overwhelming in stressful. I have some tips on living gluten-free in a shared household that I think could benefit anyone considering or…

New Study on Celiac Disease and Cross-Contact

New Study on Celiac Disease and Cross-Contact

Is the cross-contact from a shared toaster really something to worry about? Before now, there hasn’t been a lot of research on the true impacts of different potential cross-contact scenarios such as sharing a toaster with regular gluten-containing bread when you have celiac disease. A…

Cross-Contact and Celiac Disease 101

Cross-Contact and Celiac Disease 101

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…

Celiac Disease Constipation (and how to relieve it)

Celiac Disease Constipation (and how to relieve it)

Can celiac disease cause constipation? Yes, celiac disease constipation impacts many. Here’s why and how you can relieve constipation in celiac disease.

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Enough for Celiac Disease

Is a Gluten-Free Diet Enough for 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…

Self-Care is Important When You Have Celiac Disease + 15 Way to Practice it

Self-Care is Important When You Have Celiac Disease + 15 Way to Practice it

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…

Should people with celiac disease avoid cross-reactive foods?

Should people with celiac disease avoid cross-reactive foods?

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…

Gluten-free last minute gift ideas

Gluten-free last minute gift ideas

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…

Gluten-Free College Dorm Tips

Gluten-Free College Dorm Tips

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.