Jimmy Kimmel Asks: “What is Gluten?”

Jimmy Kimmel Asks: “What is Gluten?”

Since May is Celiac Disease Awareness month, the question “what is gluten?” was posed to some unsuspected individuals. The answers revealed not only a very limited understanding of the topic of nutrition in general but also a complete information eclipse...
Essential Nutrients for Celiac Disease

Essential Nutrients for Celiac Disease

When having Celiac Disease is just a fact of life, it is important to understand that your diet requires modifications beyond the exclusion of gluten containing products. Due to malabsorption, many celiacs suffer from deficiencies that result in preventable...
Celiac Disease in a Nutshell

Celiac Disease in a Nutshell

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disease that insidiously damages the villi of the small intestine. It progressively interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. The body is basically attacking itself every time a person with CD consumes gluten. CD is...
A Few Key Facts about Celiac Disease

A Few Key Facts about Celiac Disease

It’s quite an understatement to say that Celiac disease is a poorly understood disorder. If you are Celiac you know what I am referring to. I am sure that you have experienced first hand the tidal wave of misinformation that is out there. I am also certain that...
Parenting the Celiac Child

Parenting the Celiac Child

  Families are presented with quite a few obstacles when a child suddenly requires a gluten free diet (GFD). The time surrounding the diagnosis of a celiac child is challenging and stressful. It can cause a lot of frustration for everyone involved, with a great...