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A Delicious Gluten-Free Holiday

Like most magazines, we work several months ahead of the actual calendar. We were baking gluten free holiday cookies and testing recipes for Thanksgiving dinner and Christmas breakfast over the summer.
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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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Free Wellness Expo in Baltimore on Saturday!

Just in time for the holidays, ideas for healthier living will take center stage in Baltimore, Maryland, at the 2nd annual In Good Health...
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Easy GF Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Confession: I cheat when I bake. These aromatic Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes use a gluten-free cake mix. I was driving home from the airport yesterday, enjoying...
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The Indianapolis Gluten-Free Food Allergy Festival

Having grown up in the Midwest, it’s wonderful to be back in the region. And it’s always fun to be a part of the...

Gluten-Free Halloween Hacks

Are you haunted by thoughts of Halloween and trick-or-treat? This candy-saturated holiday can spook anyone who has a child with food allergies or celiac disease. There’s no perfect recipe for eliminating all risks but reasonable caution coupled with good information and proper preparation can make this holiday a lot less scary. We asked some seasoned and savvy food-allergy moms for their advice.
Alicia Woodward, GFM editor

Ties That Bind Us

Researchers have long noted that farm children have lower rates of allergies than city kids. A new study conducted by a Dutch team now suggests that just living close to a farm that has livestock (cattle or pigs) confers some protective benefit. The way I see it, it comes down to this: the cowshed may hold secrets to our immunity (or lack of it).
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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.

Celiac Screening for Relatives

Medical guidelines recommend that all first-degree relatives of celiac patients be screened for celiac disease. However, a recent study found poor overall adherence to celiac screening for relatives.

Blog

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?

Gluten Free Stuffing

Gluten Free Stuffing Brands

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