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2011-08-02 10:22:00

Rule would help by creating a uniform and enforceable definition SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today reopened the comment period for its 2007 proposal on labeling foods as "gluten-free." The agency is also making available a safety assessment of exposure to gluten for people with celiac disease (CD) and invites comment on these additional data. One of the criteria proposed is that foods bearing the claim cannot contain 20...

2011-07-28 00:01:02

Beans may be the unsung heroes of the food world, but a new booklet called Pulses in the Gluten-Free Diet, co-authored by Carol Fenster aims to give beans a more prominent role in the gluten-free diet. (PRWEB) July 27, 2011 Beans may be the unsung heroes of the food world, but a new booklet co-authored by Carol Fenster aims to give beans a more prominent role in the gluten-free diet. The free, downloadable booklet called Pulses in the Gluten-Free Diet was commissioned by a Canadian...

2011-07-22 00:01:01

Gluten-free cookbook author, Carol Fenster, announces the publication of 125 Gluten-Free Vegetarian Recipes (Avery/Penguin Group, 2011) , a cookbook for people who want to combine the gluten-free lifestyle with a plant-based diet that includes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seeds, nuts, beans, and legumes. Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Carol Fenster, author of nine gluten-free cookbooks, announces the publication of her new cookbook for gluten-free vegetarians, 125 Gluten-Free...

2011-07-07 18:53:52

A new study has found that most patients undergoing biopsy of the small intestine do not have the recommended number of samples to diagnose celiac disease. The study, published in the July 2011 issue of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, analyzed a national database of biopsy specimens maintained by Caris Life Sciences (Irving, TX). More than 100,000 patients had a biopsy of the small intestine, but only 35 percent of them had at least four samples taken, the number recommended by professional...

2011-06-15 00:00:28

Quality Assurance International and National Foundation for Celiac Awareness partner to help consumers choose bona fide gluten free foods San Diego, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2011 Responding to profound growth and both consumer and industry demand, a new science-based gluten-free certification program is now available from the leading organic certifier Quality Assurance International (QAI), and the healthcare nonprofit National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA). In a sea of unsubstantiated...

2011-06-13 17:30:00

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. and ISTANBUL, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, at the annual meeting of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in Istanbul, Turkey, doctors from the University Teaching Hospital in Pavia, Italy, reported on their success in treating patients with both gastrointestinal and skin disorders by testing for food sensitivities and avoiding reactive foods. Food sensitivity testing and dietary modification is increasingly recognized by researchers,...

2011-05-26 14:54:38

Patients with celiac disease are more than 4.5 times more likely to develop osteoporosis compared to healthy people in an age and gender matched cohort with no identifiable risk factors for osteoporosis, according to a study presented today at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress. The British study of 1,030 people compares the extent of bone mineral density (BMD)* loss "“ a common measure of osteoporosis "“ in two physical locations in the body. The results demonstrated that the mean...

2011-05-20 00:00:28

2-for-1 subscription offered in celebration of National Celiac Disease Awareness Month Hastings-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) May 18, 2011 Gluten-Free Livingâ“ž¢(GFL), the nation's leading magazine for practical, reliable information about the gluten-free diet, provides a sneak peek at its upcoming issue and, in celebration of National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, offers two-for-one subscriptions or renewals. Currently, a one-year subscription to Gluten-Free Living...

2011-05-11 17:02:00

NORTHFIELD, Ill., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gluten-free foods can be found everywhere from restaurants to grocery stores. Who needs to go gluten-free? For people diagnosed with Celiac disease, adopting a gluten-free diet is no fad. It is a medical treatment. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110511/DC00624) "As a physician who specializes in pathology, I know that Celiac disease is no longer rare; it strikes one in 100 people from ages two to 80," advises...

2011-05-11 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The wait for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity is almost over. Starting in June 2011, grocery stores nationwide will begin stocking new Kellogg's® Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal alongside the original variety. Rice Krispies® Gluten Free cereal brings a family favorite back to the tables of people who are unable to eat gluten, offering long-time fans and a new...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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