Tag: coeliac disease

How to Check Food Labels for Gluten

How to Check Food Labels for Gluten

Whether you’re newly diagnosed or not, checking food for gluten can be exhausting and confusing. This is why I wrote this guide on how to check food labels for gluten. This guide on how to check food for gluten will help you determine if 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.

The Divide in the Gluten-free Community

The Divide in the Gluten-free Community

As someone striving to be an advocate in the gluten-free community, it has become apparent to me that there is a huge issue. There is a divide in the gluten-free community and it’s making us weak. It’s making people confused when they try to serve […]

10 Supplements People With Celiac Disease Should Consider

10 Supplements People With Celiac Disease Should Consider

When you have Celiac disease, you are at risk for several nutrient deficiencies. Especially if you are newly diagnosed and still healing your gut from gluten damage (which can take upwards of 1-2 years). In this post I’ll discuss 10 supplements for Celiac disease that […]

Ways to boost your Immune System when you have Celiac Disease

Ways to boost your Immune System when you have Celiac Disease

When you have celiac disease, you have an autoimmune disease. This means your immune system isn’t operating appropriately. In the case of celiac disease, your immune system is being overactive and attacking things that don’t really pose a threat, thus causing damage. This overactivity, in […]

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 […]

3 Lessons on Dating with Celiac Disease

3 Lessons on Dating with Celiac Disease

Romantic relationships with celiac disease can be difficult to manage. I won’t lie, dating especially can be hard. While it can be tough, it can also teach you a lot. For instance, for me, dating has taught me: ◊ Fearless self-advocacy ◊ Boundary setting ◊ […]