START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: celiac disease

How to Gain Weight Safely

About two thirds of people in the US are either overweight or obese (1). However, there are also many people with the opposite problem of being too skinny (2). This is a concern, because being u…

46 comments

Gluten Found in ‘Gluten-Free’ Probiotics – Surprised?

A recent analysis of the most popular probiotics discovered that more than half of these supplements contained trace amounts of gluten, according to investigators at the Celiac Disease Center at Colum…

86 comments

Gluten Sensitivity May Not Actually Exist

Those who follow gluten-free diets usually come in one of three types: those who have celiac disease, those who have some other gluten intolerance, and those who have jumped on the gluten-free bandwag…

123 comments

The Secret Illness That’s Making Millions Miserable

There is nothing fun about being sick. Depending on how well you've been taking care of your body, illness can be as simple as a sore throat or as costly as a stay in the hospital. The first step to t…

112 comments

7 Ways to Save Money When Buying Gluten-Free

Gluten-free products can be expensive. For someone with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, that extra cost can be stressful. I know because I WAS highly sensitive to gluten. Over Twice As Expens…

108 comments

Are GMOs Responsible For Your Gluten Intolerance?

Gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains, has been linked to everything from gas and bloating to celiac disease, a serious autoimmune condition that can increase risk of death. Some estima…

307 comments

6 Myths about Gluten-Free Diets (Slideshow)

  For decades, people with Celiac disease and other sensitivities to gluten have struggled to educate their friends and family about their condition, and even find the foods they need to eat a…

117 comments

Is Gluten-Free a Diet Fad?

Gluten-free has gained popularity recently as not only a diet choice, but a way of life. High-profile celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Victoria Beckham cite gluten-free living as their way of gett…

60 comments

Study Supports Eating Wheat, Despite the Gluten-Free Trend

As more Americans shun wheat in favor of gluten-free diets, a study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, January 2013, gives insight into why giving up grains may not be the answer…

172 comments

Understanding Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder activated by eating gluten, a protein that is found in wheat, rye and barley. People with celiac must follow a gluten-free diet for the sake of their digestive h…

43 comments

meet our writers

Joe Baker, Care2

Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

people are talking

Tara W. - do you let it go out at night?

Oh yes, she is in looooooooove :-)

Sounds like tips for a healthy lifestyle not just the brain! Good reminders.

Interesting. The article is really only focused on rheumatoid arthritis.

Such a great article! Not sure why my page is loading so slow though :(