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Why Your Gluten-Free Diet Is (Probably) Bullshit

No two diets are the same: While some offer fast results for tough commitments, others provide long-term goals and slight lifestyle improvements to …

Diabetes

CELIAC DISEASE and GLUTEN…some new perspectives

Approximately 300,000 Canadians have been diagnosed with celiac disease and there are an estimated quarter million more undiagnosed or mislabelled as …

Gluten Freedom and the Ethics of Withholding a Celiac Diagnosis

I read an article this morning in the Washington Post that really took my breath away. The piece in question, "Why I hid my happy, healthy daughter's medical diagnosis from her for as long as I could," really struck a nerve with me.<p>The post is penned by a parent who learns that her child has celiac …

Celiac Disease

Athletes On Gluten-Free Diets: Fact, Fiction And The Placebo Effect

When Novak Djokovic won his second United States Open singles title in September, the tennis star could have celebrated in a manner consistent with …

Drug to Treat Celiac Disease Gets Closer - Gluten-Free Living

A drug to treat celiac disease moved closer to reality with the announcement that it will be tested in a large clinical trial later this …

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Stop Making Light of the Gluten-Free Diet

Every day, I have to fight to prove that my disease is real, legitimate and serious. Every day, I have to pay attention to everything that I put in my mouth. One slip up can leave me incapacitated for days and set me up for long-term health consequences like thyroid disease, osteoporosis and even …

Gluten-Free