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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.
Ester-C gluten free vitamin C

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.

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.

Vitamin Deficiency in Kids with Celiac

Researchers in Turkey found that the vitamin A and D levels of kids with celiac disease were significantly lower compared to the children who didn’t have celiac disease. And deficiencies in vitamin A and D were significantly higher.

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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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Gluten-Free in Savannah, GA

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Easy GF School Night Meals

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Is Maltodextrin Gluten Free?

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