Christine Boyd

Christine Boyd is a contributor to Living Without. She is a young mother with Celiac Disease, whose blogs will discuss finding safe food for her family, adjusting to the gluten free diet and lifestyle as well as gluten free fertility and pregnancy issues.


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Recent Stories From this Author

Research Roundup: Food Allergy Slows Growth & More!
October 24, 2014 Studies show that food-allergic tots tend to lag behind their non-allergic peers in height and weight. Milk-allergic children...

Gluten Sensitivity
October 23, 2014 Chances are you know someone who doesn’t have celiac disease but swears by the gluten-free diet. Maybe their migraines have...

Gluten & Arthritis
August 26, 2014 Shortly after the birth of her second child, Brandy Uekman, 33, was hit with severe joint pain. It started in her hands. “My...

Research Roundup: Brain Fog Is Real, Allergy Anxiety, & More!
August 26, 2014 In the new study, researchers spent a year evaluating all new patients at celiac centers across Italy for gluten sensitivity....

Research Roundup: Reducing Food Allergy, Celiac and Heart Health, & More!
June 17, 2014 Introducing babies to a wider range of foods in the first year of life might guard against asthma and food allergy. A European...

Gluten & Migraine
June 16, 2014 Karen Schmucker knows when a migraine is coming. Flashing specs of white light suddenly appear, gradually crowding her entire...

Research Roundup: Quinoa is OK, Bad Reactions, Refractory Celiac Is Rare & More!
April 24, 2014 Super-nutritious quinoa is a staple for many on the gluten-free diet. A seed (not a grain), quinoa differs biologically from...

Gluten & Schizophrenia
April 23, 2014 Mary began a gluten-free diet soon after being diagnosed with schizophrenia. The antipsychotic medications caused rapid weight...

Is Quinoa Safe?
March 31, 2014 Do you eat a lot of quinoa? Super-nutritious quinoa is a popular staple for many on the gluten-free diet, but is it safe for...

Research Roundup: Safety of Oats, Fibromyalgia, IBS and Celiac
February 24, 2014 In a study of adults with celiac disease, long-term consumption of pure, uncontaminated gluten-free oats had no harmful...