Book Reviews (& Giveaways)!

GLUTEN FREEDOM  by Alessio Fasano, MD, Founder and Director of the Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital (with Susie Flaherty)   Read review (Giveaway now closed)  HERE Order your copy HERE  (a great resource for anyone newly diagnosed with Celiac, Gluten-Sensitivity!)     The Gluten Free Cheat Sheet: Go G-Free in 30 Days or Less (Giveaway […] read more

On March 21st, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Call for Participants: Marywood University Graduate Student’s Research Study – Assessment of Dietary Intake of Individuals with Celiac Disease on a Gluten-Free Diet

You are invited to participate in a research study about celiac disease and the gluten-free diet. This study is being conducted by Lauren Razawich, a graduate student completing a thesis at Marywood University (Scranton, PA). You may be eligible to participate if you:   1) have been diagnosed with celiac disease via intestinal biopsy 2) […] read more

On March 17th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Psychological alterations in patients with adult celiac disease

Researchers from Spain conducted a study on adults with newly diagnosed celiac disease to evaluate (using a Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale and a Psychological General Well-being Index) psychological alterations (emotional “distress”), the association between these alterations and gastrointestinal symptoms, and improvement on gluten-free diet. Patients were given a nutritional assessment before beginning a gluten-free diet, […] read more

On March 12th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Test Your Gluten-Free Knowledge (take the Quiz): Brought to you by the NFCA & Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery

Test Your Gluten-Free Knowledge (take the Quiz): Brought to you by the NFCA & Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has teamed up with Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery to bring you a ten (10) question quiz to test your knowledge about Celiac Disease, Non-Celiac Gluten-Sensitivity and the gluten-free diet. The goal of NFCA is to clear up some misconceptions that currently exist about these conditions and living a gluten-free […] read more

On March 11th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Flourless (Gluten-Free) Blueberry, Coconut & Chia Seed Pancakes

Flourless (Gluten-Free) Blueberry, Coconut & Chia Seed Pancakes

Periodically a recipe for FLOURLESS Pancakes floats through the CeliacCorner Facebook newsfeeds. Ingredients include one banana and two eggs and the instructions are simple: mix together and fry! (apologies, originator of recipe unknown, otherwise credit would be given here). I’ve been intrigued … wondering what these “flourless” pancakes would actually taste like, and what about the texture?  In […] read more

On March 10th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

What is SIBO? What Does it have to do with Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity?

by Amy Burkhart MD, RD, Integrative Medicine, guest author   Dr. Burkhart is a board certified Emergency Medicine Physician and a Registered Dietitian. She is also trained in integrative medicine. She now has an integrative medicine practice and specializes in treating digestive ailments such as ibs, celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. She uses traditional therapies […] read more

On March 6th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

United Airlines Offers Gluten Free Options

March 6, 2014 United Airlines is elevating the inflight dining experience with the addition of new menu items, including gluten-free options for premium-cabin and United Economycustomers. On March 1, the company will switch from regular to gluten-free salad dressing on its premium-cabin menu on flights departing the United States to points throughout North and Central America – routes […] read more

On March 6th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Paleo Thai Food Fish Skewers (Gluten-Free)

by Tina Turbin, of PaleOmazing, our Featured Food Blogger for the month of March! (Don’t miss our interview with Tina, HERE)   Tina Turbin is a well-known Celiac advocate who researches and writes about the benefits of the Gluten-Free, Paleo-ish and Keto diets and is the award-winning recipe developer and owner of PaleOmazing.com. Tina has released award-winning […] read more

On March 5th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Interview with Tina Turbin, celiac advocate, recipe developer, author

We are excited to feature for the month of March, the talented Tina Turbin … Recipe Developer, Cook, Baker, Children’s Book Author, Cookbook Author and lover of the outdoors! Tina has Celiac Disease and she continues to be a great advocate for our community. We begin with a Q&A with Tina and conclude with her delicious […] read more

On March 5th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Persistence of Elevated Deamidated Gliadin Peptide Antibodies on a Gluten-free Diet Indicates Nonresponsive Celiac Disease

Some patients with Celiac Disease may continue to experience small intestinal damage (villous atrophy), despite following a strict gluten-free lifestyle. These patients are often given a diagnosis of Nonresponsive Celiac Disease (NRCD) defined in the below mentioned Study Abstract as “persistent villous atrophy and CD-associated symptoms despite a year or more of strict GFD”, and […] read more

On March 3rd, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac/Gluten Sensitive Community: Ask (even more) Questions When Ordering from Applebee’s GF Menu!

I was given a gift certificate to Applebee’s restaurant recently (admittedly, not one of my go-to gluten-free restaurants). Over the weekend I decided to use the certificate. Applebee’s offers a gluten-free menu and though it does clearly state at the top of their “Wheat Allergen Information” located on their website and at the top of […] read more

On March 3rd, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Girl Scout Diagnosed with Celiac Disease Offers Gluten-Free Camp in Ithaca, NY (August 2014)

I received a message on Facebook the other day from a very proud mom. Her daughter, Sabrina DeVos, diagnosed with Celiac Disease in 2002, is a Girl Scout member working towards earning her Gold Award. Mom shared that Sabrina’s project  is to start a gluten- free camp in the Finger Lakes region (Comstock), Ithaca, New York. […] read more

On March 3rd, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Recipe for Castagnaccio (Italian Chestnut Cake): Gluten-Free & Vegan

Meet our Featured Food Blogger for February   Emma Potts of  I’m Emma! A 20-something year old postgraduate student from England and author of Coconut and Berries, a blog devoted to sharing my love of healthy plant-based food. I enjoy exploring different types of cuisines- Middle-Eastern, Indian, Asian, raw food and more…  Although I’m not coeliac […] read more

On February 2nd, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Dare Foods Now Offering Gluten-Free Breton Crackers (Giveaway)

Dare Foods Now Offering Gluten-Free Breton Crackers (Giveaway)

I became very excited today. No I didn’t hear about a cure for celiac (not yet anyway!), or win Mega Millions … but I did receive a delivery of the new Breton gluten-free crackers from Dare Foods (Ontario).Yes, this did bring me joy, because before going gluten-free, Dare Breton (wheat) crackers were one of my go-to […] read more

On January 29th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

FODMAP Challenge Conducted In UK to Determine Differential Effects on Small and Large Intestines

Although this study was conducted with non-Celiac Disease patients, if you have CD and continue to suffer with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) symptoms, even after eliminating gluten, consider whether FODMAP foods may be the cause. In a (2013) study researchers from United Kingdom’s Nottingham University set out to determine if  FODMAPS  (acronym for Fermentable Oligosaccharides, […] read more

On January 24th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Random Acts of Udi’s: A very kind & generous marketing campaign from Udi’s Gluten-Free

Random Acts of Udi’s: A very kind & generous marketing campaign from Udi’s Gluten-Free

When I was contacted recently to participate in Udi’s “Random Acts of Udi’s” campaign, my initial thought was how will I fit this into my already busy schedule? For this reason, I was considering declining … then I read the email details. Melissa, the very nice Udi’s rep, explained that I would be sent a sampler […] read more

On January 23rd, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Introducing Gluten Free Therapeutics & Celi-Vites: Supplements for the Celiac & Gluten-free Community

Introducing Gluten Free Therapeutics & Celi-Vites: Supplements for the Celiac & Gluten-free Community

We are proud to introduce our newest sponsor, Gluten Free Therapeutics. In December, Gluten Free Therapeutics (GFT) launched Celi-Vites, a superior line of scientifically formulated supplements created especially with the celiac and gluten-free community in mind. Our community is well aware, nutritional deficiencies are very common at time of diagnosis due to malabsorption issues and […] read more

On January 20th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Persistent Mucosal Damage and Risk of Hip Fracture in Celiac Disease

According to a study conducted by researchers B. Lebowohl, K. Michaelsson, P. H.R. Green, & J. Ludvigsson, it was determined that patients with Celiac Disease who have persistent damage in the small intestine may be more likely to break a hip than patients with intestinal healing. – Those following a strict gluten-free diet have less […] read more

On January 17th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac & Non-Celiac Moms: Consider Taking Survey on Breastfeeding Experiences

IF YOU OR A FAMILY MEMBER GAVE BIRTH TO A CHILD  IN THE LAST  TEN (10) YEARS, PLEASE TAKE A FEW MOMENTS TO COMPLETE THIS SURVEY. The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University is conducting a study on the breastfeeding experiences of both healthy women and women with celiac disease. If you, or a family […] read more

On January 15th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Dunkin Donuts holds off on nationwide release of gluten-free options, for now

Celiac blogs and social media pages were all a buzz last summer when Dunkin Donuts announced they would be offering a gluten-free donut and muffin option on a trial basis in a few cities. When posted to CeliacCorner’s Facebook page, comments were mixed. Many following a gluten-free lifestyle were looking forward to having another mainstream […] read more

On January 10th, 2014, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by