Who really needs to go on a gluten-free diet? You do if you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, a condition that doctors once dismissed but now recognize as legitimate. So says Stefano Guandalini, MD, director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Before you go gluten-free, ther
When Jennifer Esposito was diagnosed with celiac disease three years ago, the actress was shocked and relieved. "It was hard, but it was also the day I realized the person I once knew as 'me' was gone," says Esposito, 39, who plays detective Jackie Curatola on the CBS hit police drama Blue Bloods. M
Are you on a gluten-free diet? Regular breads, bagels, muffins, and many other store-bought baked goods are not allowed on gluten-free eating plans. Here's what you need to know before you buy gluten-free grain products or bake them at home.
Gluten is a protein present in wheat flour, which is wid
Do you experience bouts of diarrhea from time to time? What about abdominal cramping? Intestinal gas? Distention? How about occasional bloating? Are you constipated ocasionally? Has your doctor recently told you that you are anemic yet he or she can't seem to find a reason why your blood is lacking