Gluten-Free Food Label Reading Guide

Gluten-Free Food Label Reading Guide

If you’re new to the gluten-free diet – or have been on a gluten-free diet for a while now, you need to understand what “gluten-free” actually means and how to read food labels. The word “free” in “gluten-free” doesn’t actually mean that there is absolutely no...
Gluten in Cosmetic & Hygiene Products

Gluten in Cosmetic & Hygiene Products

The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about celiac disease and gluten sensitivity is “what foods should I avoid?” But gluten exposure can go beyond gluten-containing foods. There are also beauty products and dental products that can all come into play when...
Celiac Disease: An Autoimmune Disease

Celiac Disease: An Autoimmune Disease

What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is a severe, genetic autoimmune disease where the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in the villi of the small intestine.  When a person with celiac disease eats gluten, it interferes with the absorption of nutrients from food....