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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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How Many People Have Food Allergies? (Infographic)

The gluten-free lifestyle is becoming increasingly well-known, but how many people really suffer from celiac disease, gluten intolerance, and other food allergies? A new infographic by Fooducate seeks…

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Be Cautious of Gluten-Free Labels

By Experience Life Think you can have your gluten-free cake and eat it, too? Not so fast. Despite the hundreds of products that sport gluten-free labels, the FDA has no official standards to regu…

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