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2012-01-22 09:00:00

Nifty new re-sealable bags keep all-natural, gluten-free, gourmet cookies from WOW Baking Company soft, chewy and delicious for 9 months. Kent, WA (PRWEB) January 22, 2012 The name WOW says it all. WOW Baking Company, the sweetheart of the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade (NASFT) Fancy Food Show in San Francisco this week, unveiled Cookies in a Bag, their new grocery store line of mini-sized WOW gourmet wheat- and gluten-free cookies that stay fresh, moist, chewy and...

2011-12-27 08:41:25

Women with celiac disease -- an autoimmune disorder associated with a negative reaction to eating gluten -- are more likely than the general population to report symptoms of depression and disordered eating, even when they adhere to a gluten-free diet, according to researchers at Penn State, Syracuse University and Drexel University. People with celiac disease often suffer from abdominal pain, constipation, decreased appetite, diarrhea, nausea and vomiting. The disease affects somewhere...

Are Low-gluten Beers Really Low-gluten?
2011-12-22 04:48:53

Beer tested in a new study, including some brands labeled "low-gluten," contains levels of hordein, the form of gluten present in barley, that could cause symptoms in patients with celiac disease (CD), the autoimmune condition treated with a life-long gluten-free diet, scientists are reporting. The study, which weighs in on a controversy over the gluten content of beer, appears in ACS' Journal of Proteome Research. Michelle Colgrave and colleagues explain that celiac disease (CD) affects...

2011-10-31 16:46:30

Products used on lips and face can result in unexpected exposure to gluten The lack of readily available information about cosmetic ingredients may cause patients with celiac disease who use lip, facial or body products to unknowingly expose themselves to gluten -- an ingredient they need to avoid, according to the results of a new study unveiled today at the American College of Gastroenterology's (ACG) 76th Annual Scientific meeting in Washington, DC. The study, "Information About...

2011-10-19 11:00:00

In honor of Octoberâs Celiac Awareness Month, Request A Test, Ltd., a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings, is offering a discounted celiac blood test antibody screen. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) October 19, 2011 In honor of Octoberâs Celiac Awareness Month, Request A Test, Ltd., a privately held business offering direct-to-consumer lab screenings, is offering a discounted celiac blood test antibody screen. The Celiac Disease Antibody Screen...


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