Trace amounts of gluten may be responsible for ongoing symptoms in celiacs following a gluten-free diet, study suggests

In an article published recently online in the BMC Gastroenterology journal (dated 2.28.13), a study was conducted by researchers to determine if small amounts of gluten contamination could cause symptoms in celiac patients who have been adhering to a strict gluten-free diet. As noted in the study abstract, “The researchers reviewed the records of all […] read more

On March 4th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Gluten-Free Labeling Rules Head to the White House … finally!

   On Monday, Feb. 26, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) proposed rule for defining “gluten-free” will finally reach the White House’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA). Are those cheers I hear from the celiac/non-celiac gluten-sensitive community?  According to the FDA’s Questions and Answers Regarding Gluten-Free Labeling of Foods, dated 2 August […] read more

On February 26th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Gluten Free British, American & Italian Fare at “From Across the Pond” Restaurant, Colleyville, TX

by Jennifer Kreykes “Never loose sight of your goals, dreams & aspirations!“     From Across the Pond is a sweet little restaurant nestled in the Mid Cities area (Colleyville) between Fort Worth and Dallas, Texas.The owners, Lee and Emma, from London (Abbey Road) and Hertfordshire respectively, are amazing people who care so much about […] read more

On February 15th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

International Cricket Player Nicola Browne Recovers from Symptoms of Celiac Disease

Nicola Browne, born in Matamata, New Zealand, is an international cricket player. She helped bring her country to the finals of the Women’s World Twenty20 in 2010. Surprisingly, one year later she was announcing her retirement just shy of her 28th birthday. Nicola had lost her motivation for training and “her mind and body exhausted […] read more

On February 14th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

(Mainstream) Gluten-Free Product Mention: B&G Foods, Inc. (brands include Ortega, Emeril’s, Polaner)

(CeliacCorner cautions to always check labels at time of purchase, as ingredients can change at any time. We cannot verify if the products are nutritionally healthy, are certified as gluten-free, nor can we guarantee they will be void of trace amounts of gluten (as a result of being processed on the same lines as gluten-containing […] read more

On February 13th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac-Friendly (Gluten-Free) Winter Meals

by Vanessa Morley, guest author   If you are one of the 3 million Americans living with celiac disease or a gluten-sensitivity, you know how hard it is to avoid gluten, especially in the cold, winter months, when our body craves carbohydrates. Although it may seem impossible to enjoy stews, soups and casseroles, there are […] read more

On February 11th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Choosing Healthy Supplements & The Benefits of Enzymes for Optimum Gastrointestinal Health

by Dr. Christine Kaczmar, D.C., guest author As an Enzyme Nutritionist, I see many types of gastrointestinal problems present in practice.  Whether it is Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis, Celiac, Constipation, Metabolic Syndrome, etc. I see 3 very similar and distinct concerns in ALL of these digestive complaints.  I would like to take a moment to describe […] read more

On February 5th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Recipe for Gluten-Free Teff Sandwich Bread

by Gina Kelley (Gluten-Free Gourmand) Guest food blogger for the month of February  (photo courtesy of Gina Kelley, Gluten-free Gourmand)   In a small bowl or large measuring cup mix: 1.5 cups water at 110 degrees F
 1 Tbsp yeast Set aside in a warm place while you mix the other ingredients.  It should sit for […] read more

On February 2nd, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Morrocco Method: Raw, Wild Crafted, Vegan, Gluten-free, Chemical-free, Organic Hair & Body Products – Review

Morrocco Method: Raw, Wild Crafted, Vegan, Gluten-free, Chemical-free, Organic Hair & Body Products – Review

  After my celiac diagnosis I began a quest to live (& breathe) healthier. From the food I put on the table for my family to eat, to the products I use to clean my home, I do my best to purchase products that are void of unhealthy, harmful ingredients. I began selecting healthier shampoos […] read more

On February 1st, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

A Kid-friendly (& Gluten-Free) Visit to New York City during the Holidays

A Kid-friendly (& Gluten-Free) Visit to New York City during the Holidays

As soon as the 75’ or so holiday tree goes up in New York City’s Rockefeller Center, I begin thinking about planning our annual winter visit. My family enjoys visiting this vibrant city anytime, but visiting during the holiday season is when we find it the most dazzling. Sure, there are massive crowds at every […] read more

On January 28th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery introduces new Soft & Fluffier Bread: Enter to win $1000 & Other Great Prizes, plus a Giveaway

Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery introduces new Soft & Fluffier Bread: Enter to win $1000 & Other Great Prizes, plus a Giveaway

Have you been missing the “Soft & Fluffy” in your gluten-free bread? Rudi’s Gluten-Free Bakery has revamped their gluten-free sandwich bread to be just that … softer and fluffier. To help get the word out, Rudi’s is offering a fun way to win $1,000 and also fantastic weekly prizes  – two great ways to win from now […] read more

On January 17th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Marinelli’s True Italian Pasta Sauce: a true artisanal (gluten-free, non-GMO) product – Review & Giveaway

Marinelli’s True Italian Pasta Sauce: a true artisanal (gluten-free, non-GMO) product – Review & Giveaway

“Founder Adriano Marinelli spent years in the kitchen learning the secrets of traditional Italian cooking alongside his mother … Since quality control is critical to the brand, only three out of ten tomatoes in the field prove suitable for Marinelli’s. “     Eighty-five percent of the time I prepare my pasta sauce from scratch, but […] read more

On January 9th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Gluten Free in Afghanistan: A new book authored by Captain B. Donald Andrasik

Living a gluten-free lifestyle has certainly become a little easier over the past few years with more gluten-free products popping up on store shelves due to an increase in celiac awareness and demand for gluten-free products. Many educational facilities are beginning to offer more options for students with special dietary needs (though, alas, some were […] read more

On January 7th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Brown Rice & Cannellini Bean Sliders with Parsley, Peach & Honey (Gluten-Free . Vegetarian)

from Kelly Mulcair of Inspired Edibles – our guest food blogger of the month (January 2013)  (all photos courtesy of K. Mulcair/Inspired Edibles) “… For those of you who may have missed our big news, (it was covered by most of the major Canadian broadcasters but sometimes these things get overlooked), we bought a rice cooker (April 2012 ).”   I usually make a […] read more

On January 4th, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Surviving a Dual Diagnosis of Lupus and Gluten-Sensitivity

[Meet Margaret Romero, a trained nurse practitioner, and author of the blog www.margaret-romero.com I invited Margaret to share her story … the struggles (muscle pain, hair loss) she endured leading to a diagnosis of Lupus, and eventually learning of a gluten-sensitivity. What impressed me most was her perseverance to get healthy. She says on her blog “The […] read more

On January 2nd, 2013, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

The Center for Celiac Research at the University of Maryland Joins Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston in January 2013

  The Center for Celiac Research (CFCR) currently located at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore will be relocating to Boston, Massachusetts in January 2013 to join Massachusetts General Hospital for Children (MGHfC).  Dr. Alessio Fasano, MD, (left) currently serving as the director of the CFCR, will make the move along with […] read more

On December 20th, 2012, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

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On December 20th, 2012, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

FDA seeks Public Comments to establish “Safe Thresholds” for the most common food allergens

The FDA recently established a docket to obtain comments from the public in order to conduct a risk assessment which will establish regulatory thresholds for the top 8 food allergens (as defined in FALCPA – Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004 – namely milk, eggs, fish, crustacean shellfish, wheat, tree nuts, peanuts […] read more

On December 19th, 2012, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

The Gluten-Free Table by Jilly & Jessie Lagasse: Cookbook Review

 “It was so easy, and so natural – a father sharing his acquired knowledge and passion for food and passing down long-cherished family recipes to his daughters .. until one day we literally couldn’t eat them anymore  – Jilly & Jessie” Jilly and Jessie grew up in a home that celebrated family and food, not […] read more

On December 13th, 2012, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Chocolate Zucchini Breakfast Bread (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Chocolate Zucchini Breakfast Bread (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Recipe by Alyssa Rimmer (of Queen of Quinoa blog – now called Simply Quinoa) our Featured Guest Food Blogger for the month of December!   “…  I love chocolate. It’s one of my many weaknesses. One that tempts me each night. One that I can’t stay away from as hard as I try. One that […] read more

On December 6th, 2012, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by