Possible link between Celiac Disease and Bacterial Transglutaminase used in food processing: a hypothesis

Could microbial transglutaminase, an ingredient added to food for the purpose of enhancement (improves food texture, shelf life, etc.), be an environmental enhancer for Celiac Disease (CD) and one explanation for the rise in CD incidences?  Researchers Aaron Lerner, with the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit, Carmel Medical Center, B. Rappaport School of Medicine, Technion-Israel Institute of […] read more

On June 18th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Many Probiotics Are Contaminated with Traces of Gluten, according to study

Newswise — WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2015) More than half of popular probiotics contain traces of gluten, according to an analysis performed by investigators at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC). Tests on 22 top-selling probiotics revealed that 12 of them (or 55%) had detectable gluten.   Probiotics are commonly taken […] read more

On May 16th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Hearth Pizzeria Opens in Needham Center, MA: Organic, Gluten-Free and Vegan Menu Options Available

Hearth Pizzeria Opens in Needham Center, MA: Organic, Gluten-Free and Vegan Menu Options Available

    Ivan Millan-Pulecio purchased the former Stone Hearth Pizza Co. restaurant and building located in Needham Center, where he once worked as Line Manager and eventually advanced to Executive Chef (of 6 of the Stone Hearth locations). He renamed the restaurant Hearth Pizzeria after the kitchen’s centerpiece open-flame hearth oven and is Executive Chef. This […] read more

On May 6th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Launches “Seriously, Celiac Disease” Campaign Urging At-Risk Families to Test for Celiac (plus Q&A with Celiac Expert)

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Launches “Seriously, Celiac Disease” Campaign Urging At-Risk Families to Test for Celiac (plus Q&A with Celiac Expert)

 Celiac Disease is Serious. It is time to have a serious conversation with your family members …   The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) recently launched “Seriously, Celiac Disease”, a national campaign dedicated to raising awareness among people with diagnosed celiac disease (CD) about the importance of having a serious conversation with relatives who […] read more

On April 29th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

University of Tampere awarded a leading German scientist with its international celiac disease prize

The following is a Press Release dated April 17, 2015 from University of Tampere, Finland.   Professor Detlef Schuppan is the first recipient of the international celiac disease prize awarded by the University of Tampere in Finland. The Maki Celiac Disease Tampere Prize was awarded on Friday 17 April in an event to celebrate the farewell lecture of Professor Markku […] read more

On April 25th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Enter to Win a (Gluten-Free) Culinary Getaway in Italy (Fall 2015), hosted by Jovial Foods

Enter to Win a (Gluten-Free) Culinary Getaway in Italy (Fall 2015), hosted by Jovial Foods

Jovial Foods, Inc. is hosting a Gluten Free Culinary Getaway to beautiful Tuscany in the Fall of 2015. While residing in an 18th Century villa, learn to prepare (& then enjoy consuming!) authentic Italian food in a state-of-the-art gourmet kitchen alongside Carla (Jovial founder), pasta artisans, and other guests. Enter contest below for a chance to […] read more

On April 22nd, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Recipe for Tuna and Zucchini Cakes: Gluten-Free, Low FODMAP, Dairy-Free

Meet our Featured Food Blogger Joana of My Gut Feeling blog where she shares healthy and delicious, primarily low-FODMAP, gluten-free and dairy-free recipes as well as information (in both English and Portuguese) on the low-FODMAP diet (some in the CD/Gluten-Sensitive community are turning to a low-FODMAP diet after discovering eliminating gluten alone isn’t enough to regain optimum […] read more

On March 27th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Farmers Fund Research To Breed Gluten-Free Wheat

Source: Seattle Times.com Originally published March 24, 2015 at 6:39 pm Updated March 25, 2015 at 9:42 pm Original Article written By ROXANA HEGEMAN, The Associated Press   WICHITA, Kan. — Kansas farmers are paying for genetic research to figure out exactly why some people struggle to digest wheat. The hard science is aimed at developing new varieties of […] read more

On March 26th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Man With Celiac Sues FDA for Failing to Regulate Use of Gluten in Medicines

The Wall Street Journal’s Pharmalot (http://blogs.wsj.com/pharmalot) recently reported that Michael Weber, diagnosed with Celiac Disease, has filed suit against the FDA for their inaction on regulating gluten in medications. Mr. Weber believes he was glutened by his medication. “After taking a generic drug seven years ago and developing side effects consistent with ingesting gluten, Weber petitioned […] read more

On March 18th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac Disease in Kids Detected by Growth Screenings

According to a recent study published online in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, and featured on www.livescience.com (3.2.15) measuring children’s height and weight as they grow may be a way to screen for detection of Celiac Disease. “Measuring children’s height and weight as they grow can be a powerful indicator of whether they have the digestive condition […] read more

On March 10th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Metabolic Syndrome in Patients With Coeliac (Celiac) Disease on a Gluten-free Diet (Study)

Study Name:  Metabolic Syndrome in Patients With Coeliac Disease on a Gluten-free Diet Authors:  R. Tortora*, P. Capone*, G. De Stefano*, N. Imperatore*, N. Gerbino*, S. Donetto†, V. Monaco*, N. Caporaso* & A. Rispo* *Gastroenterology – Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University Federico II of Naples, Naples, Italy. †Department of Education and Professional Studies, […] read more

On March 5th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celimmune Founded to Develop Novel Therapeutics for Celiac Disease (and Other Autoimmune Diseases)

LEBANON, N.J. and BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Celimmune LLC, a clinical development-stage immunotherapy company targeting autoimmunity and inflammation, today announced that it will initially focus its distinctive core competence in translational medicine, immunotherapy clinical development and commercialization on combating celiac disease. Read more HERE     read more

On February 27th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

General Mills to Label Cheerios Gluten-Free

General Mills will be labeling their Original Cheerios (in yellow box), Honey Nut Cheerios, Multi-Grain, Apple Cinnamon and Frosted cereals gluten-free beginning in July of 2015. As reported in a Wall Street Journal article featured on wsj.com, “General Mills didn’t need to change ingredients. The main ingredient in Cheerios is oats, which are naturally gluten free. But […] read more

On February 13th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Vitamin B12 Injections Available From VitaminInjections.net

Vitamin B12 Injections Available From VitaminInjections.net

  Vitamin B12 is an important nutrient which is vital to our health and well-being. Signs of a B-12 deficiency include pale skin, bruising easily, diarrhea, constipation, dizziness, fatigue, forgetfulness, trouble sleeping, to name just a few. Many individuals can benefit from B-12 injections, including: Individuals diagnosed with Celiac Disease found to be deficient in […] read more

On February 11th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Individuals with Celiac are at Increased Risk of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease compared to the General Population, according to study

Researchers from the United States and Sweden conducted a population-based cohort study and based on study results have concluded individuals with celiac disease are at increased risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease compared to the general population. CONCLUSION: (posted on PubMed.com) “Individuals with celiac disease are at increased risk of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease compared to the general […] read more

On February 10th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac Disease may explain fertility problems, according to Indian researchers

  “Celiac disease may be at the root of some women’s problems with infertility, Indian researchers say. While there are many more common causes of infertility, the study suggests that women who don’t have a ready explanation for their failure to conceive should be screened for celiac disease, said Dr. Govind Makharia, a professor at All India institute […] read more

On February 7th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac Disease Among UK Kids Has Tripled, according to new study

As reported on Time.com, over the last 20 years, celiac disease has tripled among children in the United Kingdom, a new study shows. “The new data, published in the journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, shows that while 1% of all kids in the U.K. have blood markers for the disease, there are socioeconomic disparities among who gets […] read more

On January 25th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Differences in the Prevalence of Celiac Disease in the US Population by Race: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2009-2012

The following study abstract was listed on PubMed.com (dated January 11, 2015):   Title:  Racial Differences in the Prevalence of Celiac Disease in the US Population: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2009-2012.     AIM: To provide an estimate of the prevalence of celiac disease by race/ethnic origin in large sample of US […] read more

On January 22nd, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Baby’s age at gluten exposure does not affect risk for developing Celiac, according to recent studies

In the below article featured on Reuters.com on Monday, January 19th, 2015, a  recent study has shown that timing of gluten introduction to babies does not affect their risk of developing Celiac Disease.   (Reuters) – The age at which babies are introduced to foods with gluten doesn’t affect their risk of developing celiac disease, […] read more

On January 21st, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

MillerCoors Will Launch Gluten-Free Beer ‘Coors Peak Copper Lager’ in Seattle and Portland February 2015

MillerCoors will begin marketing a “naturally gluten free” version of Coors called Coors Peak Copper Lager which will be sold in Seattle and Portland, according to an article on adage.com. “In an email, MillerCoors described Coors Peak as a “light to medium-bodied crisp copper lager” with a “malty, slight caramel profile offset by subtly spicy hops and […] read more

On January 14th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by