Do you get itchy skin from makeup? Many women go gluten free in the kitchen, but fail to realize that gluten is a main ingredient in cosmetics, too. There are over 50 gluten-based ingredients commonly used in cosmetics. Itchy skin from makeup can be avoided with a few simple product changes. (…)
Have a celiac sibling or close relative with the disease? Since it’s celiac awareness month I thought I would answer a few statistical questions on your chances of having celiac too. If you have a celiac sibling you probably know a little bit about this autoimmune disorder that affects the (…)
Non GMO gluten free products are out there. There are plenty of them, but you have to know which brands. It’s no secret that I hate GMO foods, especially GMO corn. Unfortunately many popular gluten free brands contain GMO corn as a main ingredient.
Is corn gluten just as bad as wheat gluten for celiac? Most doctors tell celiac patients that corn is gluten free and safe to eat. A growing body of experts still question this advice. Is corn gluten damaging to celiac patients? Take a look at Dr. Peter Osborne’s lecture on corn gluten. (…)
Your Celiac loved one will likely not tell you that your food makes them sick. No one wants to sound like a hypochondriac or worse yet, ungrateful. But you are having a party and want to feed your gluten intolerant guest. So what can you offer them that is tasty, safe from cross-contamination, and will not make them panic? Your best bet is to find a pre-packaged product or a local dedicated gluten-free bakery that can provide safely made desserts. (…)
I’ve compiled a list of celiac dining tips for anyone newly diagnosed with celiac. My first GF Holiday was very emotional for me because I wasn’t able to have all the special comfort foods I grew up with and it really hurt. Now I have my own set of coping preparations. (…)
Take part in a free Celiac Disease Screening on October 18, 2008 at the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. They will have a panel discussion for attendees, giving them a chance to ask questions about celiac disease and snack on free samples of gluten-free products. (…)
Parents of small children might like the Silly Yak Pack, designed for kids with Celiac disease. It has convenient labeling right on the bag so that watchful lunch room volunteers will have a daily visual reminder to keep an eye on the small ones while eating. (…)