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|7/17/2013 - Another piece in the complex puzzle of what causes autism and other related behavioral disorders appears to have been identified by a new study published in the open-access journal PLoS One. Researchers from Columbia University in New York found that wheat, and particularly wheat gluten, triggers a...|
|6/17/2013 - Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan are all the rage these days. Many people, whether they have a food allergy or not, believe that foods with these and other common labeling distinctions are automatically healthier than other foods. But do you really know what is contained in that gluten-free loaf of...|
|6/1/2013 - Gluten intolerance, or celiac disease, is the bummer of all bummers. The gluten intolerance creates a chronic malabsorption syndrome that is the worst of the worst.
If someone experiences lethargy, weight loss, loss of appetite, diarrhea, stools that are bulky, pale, floating or horrendously smelly,...|
|5/31/2013 - Whether you already suffer from known intolerances and toxic reactions to gluten or you're proactively looking to improve your overall health, avoiding the infamous grain protein altogether may seem a bit daunting at first -- but only at first. As greater numbers of consumers begin to educate themselves...|
|5/29/2013 - It is no secret that the number of people with either gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance, the latter of which is often diagnosed as Celiac disease, is on the rise all across the world. But what is commonly misunderstood about the difficulty or inability to digest wheat-containing foods is that...|
|2/24/2013 - Gluten intolerance is on the rise all across the industrialized world, and those with a severe allergy to this wheat-based protein already know how difficult it can be to avoid, especially when eating out at restaurants. And to make matters worse, there are also many hidden sources of gluten that are...|
|1/16/2013 - The case against gluten seems to have been closed with recent research from a Brazilian research team that published a report in the January 2013 Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. It seems to have put an exclamation point on the wheat belly controversy.
Lacking scientific data confirming the mechanics...|
|12/29/2012 - Many people with a gluten intolerance or allergy are baffled when they adopt a gluten-free lifestyle and still experience symptoms of food allergies, symptoms that may have initially gone away once gluten was out of their diet. Sometimes people attribute these feelings of upset stomach, headache, or...|
|11/28/2012 7:36:23 PM - Recognition of gluten sensitivity and the consequence of Celiac Disease if that sensitivity is ignored is not so easy to determine early. Medical tests fail often enough, turning up negative while people who are gluten intolerant continue to suffer a plethora of symptoms.
Those people are often told...|
|11/12/2012 - Gluten intolerance has reached epidemic proportions -- a staggering 40 percent of the U.S. population now suffers from it in one form or another. Celiac disease alone strikes one in every 133 Americans. Taking into account the fact that gluten sensitivity has risen sharply over the last 20 years, researchers...|
|11/6/2012 - Being gluten-free means more than just purchasing gluten-free ingredients and prepared meals. People who live a gluten-free lifestyle, unless they live alone, are preparing their meals in a non gluten-free environment. These people may experience symptoms that they thought they left behind when they...|
|10/28/2012 - Approximately three million people in the United States have been diagnosed with Celiac disease and another 18 million may be gluten sensitive. The growing number of people who choose to avoid gluten is causing restaurants to make changes. Large restaurant chains now include gluten-free items on their...|
|10/19/2012 - One of the most detrimental physical impediments to good health is inflammation - not the acute kind, which takes place as a result of physical injury or infection, but the chronic, long-term kind that affects body systems and internal organs, and causes the immune system to attack healthy cells, thereby...|
|10/17/2012 - This title is the same as a recent GreenMedInfo.com. It contains a list of over 200 health problems, with celiac disease at the top and including many more not normally associated with gluten intolerance.
The author and founder of GreenMedInfo.com, Sayer Ji, prefers the term gluten toxicity to gluten...|
|10/16/2012 - With the holiday baking season just around the corner, ingredients that are free of harmful substances and GMOs are an important consideration. After all, poisoning friends and family is not exactly the model of holiday cheer. For those avoiding gluten, attention is turned to an array of gluten-free...|
|10/10/2012 - In the wake of all the recent revelations about the dangers of GMOs, a special warning needs to go out to all those health-conscious consumers buying "gluten-free" foods. As it turns out, most "gluten-free" foods sold in the USA contain genetically modified organisms.
Why is this so? Because the...|
|9/29/2012 - Given the choice to have sex or eat bread, which would you choose? If you just screamed "sex!":
1) Apologize to your co-workers
2) Ask yourself why so many others would choose bread, pasta, and pizza
Gluten sensitivity is on the rise like no other food intolerance. It affects people with Celiac...|
|9/26/2012 4:33:19 PM - A recent study found that almost all of the 60 rice products tested contained "worrisome" levels of arsenic. This is bad news for people with Celiac disease or a gluten intolerance. Rice is the number one alternative grain consumed by people on a gluten-free diet, though rice consumption is by no ways...|
|9/10/2012 - All set to order that next sandwich on wheat bread? Using wheat-based pasta instead of regular spaghetti noodles tonight because you've been told wheat-based foods are better for you?
Not so fast, says one doctor.
William Davis, a cardiologist, calls modern-day wheat a "chronic, perfect poison"...|
|9/1/2012 - The wheat in our daily bread today is not the same wheat of a little over 50 years ago. It is a hybrid that attains only half the height of those old film and photo scenes showing "amber waves of grain."
Wheat has been genetically morphed into a high glycemic index (GI) food that spikes your blood...|
|8/31/2012 - Celiac Disease and gluten seem like new topics even though they are decades old. The problem is that testing for Celiac IS still decades old and that is hurting millions of people. Most doctors are still using blood tests and biopsies, both of which are outdated and inaccurate.
First, let's clear...|
|8/27/2012 - "30 percent of the American population has the genes for Celiac Disease" Let's not even superscript the source; that number comes from the National Institutes of Health and the University of Chicago, Celiac Disease Center (12.12.2011). So why is everyone under the impression that Celiac Disease affects...|
|8/17/2012 - Wheat today is not what it used to be. It is more of a hybrid version of 19th century and earlier versions of wheat our ancestors relied on for their daily bread. The same is true for a few other grains.
Today's wheat is a genetic modification of horticultural or agricultural specie combining. This...|
|7/13/2012 - In the 1920s, the US government found that animals fed a diet of white flour developed serious neurological diseases and died. Instead of banning this deadly product like they should have, the FDA declared that most white flour products must be "enriched" with iron and a few vitamins to "correct" the...|
|7/1/2012 - Is it possible that the massive rise in diagnoses of gluten insensitivity and Celiac disease is in some way linked to the medications people are taking? A new study published online in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings seems to suggest so, having found that the popular blood pressure drug Benicar...|
|6/1/2012 - New research finds that almost one in four adolescents in the United States have diabetes or pre-diabetes, according to The New York Times. These are not children with juvenile diabetes but full-on type 2 diabetes. More than 25 million adults already have diabetes and 79 million may have prediabetes,...|
|5/19/2012 - Children born to women with gluten sensitivity may be at a higher risk of developing schizophrenia or other psychiatric diseases later in life, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Karolinska Institute and Johns Hopkins Children's Center and published in the American Journal of Psychiatry.
|4/14/2012 - The Standard American Diet, otherwise referred to as S.A.D., consists of low quality factory farmed meats, over-processed packaged foods with vitamins and minerals added back in, condiments, and a leaf of iceberg lettuce as the vegetable for the day -- SAD indeed.
Packaged processed foods made with...|
|4/7/2012 - Whether for ecological purposes or healthy lifestyles, less is definitely more. Think about the simple water conservation changes you may have made recently, like turning off the spigot while brushing your teeth, or the healthy choices you've made like reducing your overall calorie intake. These same...|
|4/2/2012 - Brain fog is a real problem despite the lack of information in most medical and psychological texts. Brain fog describes mental confusion or a lack of mental clarity. People with brain fog have difficulty thinking clearly most of the time and in varying degrees. A morning bagel, lunchtime sandwich or...|
|3/31/2012 - Millions of people today suffer from gluten intolerance, or Celiac disease, which prevents them from eating foods that contain wheat, barley, rye, and some varieties of oats, as well as a host of other ingredients made from these grains. But did you know that, when prepared properly, breads, cereals,...|
|3/13/2012 - Some people are literally stumbling through life thinking they are a klutz when really gluten is to blame. Before gastrointestinal symptoms like upset stomach appear, neurological damage may already be done, according to the Center for Peripheral Neuropathy. The Gluten Free Society calls gluten a "potential...|
|2/29/2012 - Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, semolina, kamut, barley, spelt, triticale, bulgur and rye and forms an elastic-type protein that helps bind molecules, causing flours to rise during baking. Its presence in certain flours contributes to a delicious, chewy bagel or bread dough; however, it is...|
|2/27/2012 - Eating foods containing gluten could lead to rheumatoid arthritis, a disease characterized by inflammation and pain in the joints. Gluten intolerance leads to damage in the small intestine when gluten is present. Gluten is a protein found in most grains. Bread, pasta and pretzels are just some of the...|
|1/10/2012 - The European Union (EU) has rejected roughly one million tons of US-based corn gluten feed, a leftover byproduct of corn processing that is commonly fed to conventional livestock, over concerns that it might be tainted with illegal genetically-modified organisms (GMO). Unlike the US, the EU still has...|
|12/2/2011 - As the saying goes, "time heals all wounds." But what if you have been suffering with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity (GS) for decades and just want to feel better today? Besides a gluten-free diet, is there anything else you can do to enhance the healing process?
After receiving a celiac or...|
|10/22/2011 - Gluten is the common protein found in wheat, barley, & rye. Gluten is a sticky, storage protein that challenges the digestive tract. Gluten often binds to the small intestinal wall where it can cause digestive and immune system disorders. Gluten sensitivity is an epidemic that is a major contributing...|
|9/5/2011 - Jane G. made an appointment to see me after being diagnosed with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis (an autoimmune disease of the thyroid with links to celiac disease) and suffering from years of gastrointestinal issues. I reviewed Jane's medical history and found that not only does she have Hashimoto's and GI...|
|6/24/2011 3:25:09 PM - Over the past decade, the frequency of conversations about gluten intolerance (GI) and celiac disease (CD) in the United States has gone from almost unheard of to commonplace. Chances are your local supermarket sells dozens of items labeled "gluten free" where none existed five years ago. Restaurants...|
|4/30/2011 - Gluten is the common protein found in wheat, barley, oats, spelt, kamut, & rye. Gluten is a sticky, storage protein that when combined with water becomes sort of `gluey.` Inside of the digestive tract, this reaction can lead to gluten binding to the small intestinal wall where it can cause digestive...|
|4/8/2011 - Many people are growing interested in following a gluten-free diet. Whether a person suffers from gluten sensitivity or has full-blown celiac disease, following a gluten-free diet can be beneficial to people for numerous reasons already discussed on this website. So, if a person has chosen to follow...|
|4/1/2011 - A woman begins noticing that - more and more - she experiences bloating, cramping, and diarrhea not long after finishing a meal. She frequently feels uncomfortable and considers skipping meals to avoid the embarrassment of running to the restroom throughout the day. She might be experiencing gluten...|
|3/11/2011 - Gluten is found in many foods including rye, oats, wheat, malt and barley. While it has been found to cause mild allergic reactions in some people, it can lead to full-blown Coeliac disease in others. Many people have found it beneficial to eliminate gluten from their diets, ranging from those with...|
|12/8/2010 - Allergy solutions are available and it's time to reveal the truth about hidden food dangers. The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Put Down the Bread - The Hidden Dangers of Gluten - with our special guest Dr. Thomas O'Bryan, a board-certified clinical nutritionist with extensive training in functional...|
|10/8/2010 - For people with celiac disease, gluten intolerance or digestive problems, making the switch to gluten-free foods is crucial to achieve lasting health. The trouble is it`s rarely easy. Once you start banning wheat and other gluten grains from your diet, suddenly they seem to be everywhere! But you don`t...|
|9/19/2010 - A mere decade ago, most people likely had no idea what gluten even was. Today, the protein is widely known for causing digestive and other health problems in certain people that requires them to eat only gluten-free foods. And many otherwise healthy individuals are also going gluten-free because they...|
|6/11/2010 - Good-tasting, wheat-free crackers, breads and cookies are hard to come by. Sure, there is an ever-growing amount of gluten-free products available, but many of these products have an unpleasant taste and texture that turns people off to the idea of eating anything that is gluten-free.
|2/12/2010 - New research shows that people with wheat allergies and gluten intolerance have a higher risk of heart disease, cancer and death. Gluten is a protein contained in many grains, including wheat, barley, rye, and oats. It is even found in more unusual grains, such as spelt and kamut. Gluten is also found...|
|3/29/2009 - Autism is a developmental disorder that appears during the first three years of life. It is classified as a neurological disorder that affects social skills and interaction. The number of children diagnosed with autism has been on the rise. The Autism Society of American reports that autism is growing...|
|2/24/2009 - Home made bread saves money both at its production and in the long run. Using fresh ingredients will cost less than a store-bought loaf. The bread which results will be nutritious and tasty, with endless variety. Many people fear that making bread is a long and complicated process. Instead you will...|
|11/30/2008 - Does it feel like nothing helps with your acne? You eat healthy, you live healthy and you've tried everything, but nothing helps. Your acne just won't budge. You may suffer from gluten sensitivity and it may prevent you from curing acne.
Gluten sensitivity is one of those hidden and hard to detect...|
|11/1/2008 - Does it feel like nothing helps with your acne? You eat healthy, you live healthy and you've tried everything, but nothing helps. Your acne just won't budge. You may suffer from gluten sensitivity and it may prevent you from curing acne.
Gluten sensitivity is one of those hidden and hard to detect...|
|10/16/2008 - As you walk down the grocery aisles, you are bombarded with whole grain cereals, breads and other bakery products. Major companies have a big TV campaign promoting their whole grain cereals. Aside from the fact that many of these are loaded with sugar and few are 100% whole grain, are these foods really...|
|10/15/2007 - Gluten Intolerance, also known as Celiac Disease, was once thought to be a rare genetic disorder until 2003 when it was discovered that it is, indeed, quite common. Where once gluten intolerance was thought to affect 1 in 4000 people it is now thought to affect 1 in 133 and researchers expect...|
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|8/31/2006 - Patients with celiac disease have to carefully monitor their diet to avoid consuming gluten, a ubiquitous protein found in whole grains.
Now, researchers say a newly discovered enzyme may prevent an allergic reaction in celiac patients who have accidentally consumed gluten.
Gluten causes an inflammatory...|
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