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Research Roundup: December/January 2019

About a third of restaurant foods labeled gluten-free contain detectable amounts of gluten, according to a new study by the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.
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Celiac Patient Registry

In 2016, the Celiac Disease Foundation launched iCureCeliac, a national registry of people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity and their caregivers. We asked the Foundation’s CEO, Marilyn Geller, to tell us more about it and explain why we should all participate.
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5 Things to Say When Ordering Gluten-Free

Although I’ve been gluten-free for over eight years, dining out safely can still be a challenge for me. Ask anyone with celiac disease and they’ll likely say the same.
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Asthma and Food Allergies

Vigilance is woven into each day for people navigating life with both asthma and food allergies. Research has shown that children like Morgan who have food allergies are more than twice as likely to have asthma than children without food allergies.
Christine Woods, MSEd

How to Stretch Before Exercising

Stretching before you exercise, called dynamic stretching, increases body temperature and blood flow to the working muscles, helping loosen joints and muscles so they can move better. It also helps prevent injury.
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Do I Have a Beer Allergy or Wine Allergy?

Though anaphylaxis is rare (alcohol accounts for only a small percentage of the United States' 150 annual food-related anaphylaxis fatalities), allergic reactions to wine and beer are relatively common. The causes of these reactions range from sulfites to sturgeon swim bladders. A single bottle of beer, for example, can contain more than 10 allergens, including preservatives, histamines, animal products, pesticides, wheat, yeast and corn. Why are these allergens added and what symptoms do they cause?

Celiac and Autoimmune Disease Links

Recent research has revealed that the spectrum of diseases associated with celiac disease may be much wider than previously thought. A team of scientists analyzing a database of the electronic health records of 36 million people discovered potential links between celiac disease and a multitude of conditions as diverse as liver disease, Graves’ disease, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, lupus, eosinophilic esophagitis, anxiety disorder, Down syndrome, psoriasis and autism.
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A Celiac-Safe Vitamin C Giveaway!

Not all vitamin C is created the same. Ester-C is clinically studied to stay in white blood cells longer than regular vitamin C formulas. Once a day is all you’ll need, since this patented formula provides 24-hour immune support.
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Celiac Disease and Your Mouth

A team of Italian researchers associated with the University of Salerno evaluated the effects of celiac disease on the mouth and teeth. Previous studies have found that defects in the development of tooth enamel are seen more frequently in people with celiac disease.

News About the Red Meat Allergy

People with alpha-gal, a red meat allergy induced by tick bite, may accumulate more plaque in their arteries than those without the allergy, making them more susceptible to heart disease.

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Is Ham Gluten Free?

A glazed ham almost always makes an appearance on Christmas tables – whether on Christmas Day, Christmas Eve or for parties leading up to...
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Is Goat Cheese Dairy Free?

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Gluten Free Stuffing Brands

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"Oh, how I wish my doctors had told me about the psycho-social impact of celiac disease—social isolation, anxiety, depression. People stop inviting you to potlucks, lunch with friends, dinner celebrations and neighborhood gatherings because they don’t know how to deal with your dietary issues. Gluten Free and More helps me deal with these issues. But it really takes internal fortitude to push through the isolation and step out the front door."
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