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Latest Coeliac disease Stories

2010-07-16 14:52:00

EAST HARTFORD, Conn., July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Celiacs, you have company. Tour de France-racing company. In 2008, the Garmin-Transitions US Cycling Team experimented with a gluten free diet as a way to improve performance by reducing inflammation, which is important for weeks-long races. The experiment was a success. "My performance really improved a lot -- there was definitely a correlation," rider Tom Danielson told Men's Journal. "I think that my digestion is better, and because of...

2010-07-08 13:27:00

Diagnosis of celiac disease is based on a characteristic enteropathy in an intestinal biopsy and evidence that these changes are gluten-triggered. The appropriate use of simpler and more accurate tools would add reliability to the diagnosis of celiac disease. Thus, the celiac disease-related serology might have a key role in defining new diagnostic standards for celiac disease. A research article to be published on July 7, 2010 in the World Journal of Gastroenterology addresses this question....

2010-06-22 12:57:00

LOVES PARK, Ill., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TH Foods, a leading manufacturer in the snack product industry, has launched Twitter and Facebook pages for its all natural, gluten free Crunchmaster® brand of whole grain crackers. Dubbed as the "Crunchmaster Community," both social media sites will serve as a forum for consumers to share recipes, learn about new products and discover how to live healthy and gluten free. The Crunchmaster Twitter and Facebook pages are part of TH...

2010-06-22 13:15:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A guide for vaccinating the Inflammatory Bowel Disease patient, and studies looking at the impact of a gluten-free diet on adults with celiac disease and the relationship between cognitive factors and treatment response in patients with functional bowel disorders, like IBS, are among the highlights of the June issue of The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Although advances in therapies for IBD patients have increased the number of...

2010-05-20 13:33:11

Tightly controlled study saw no benefits for sleep, attention and bowel function A popular belief that specific dietary changes can improve the symptoms of children with autism was not supported by a tightly controlled University of Rochester study, which found that eliminating gluten and casein from the diets of children with autism had no impact on their behavior, sleep or bowel patterns. The study is the most controlled diet research in autism to date. The researchers took on the difficult...

2010-05-18 16:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The month of May puts a spotlight on Celiac Disease, one of the most common genetic conditions in the world. According to the Mayo Clinic, 1 in 100 people live with Celiac Disease, 97% of whom will go undiagnosed. May is dedicated to Celiac Disease, when Celiac organizations, those with Celiac, and companies that produce much needed gluten-free products ban together to spread the word about this digestive disorder that affects children and adults. Not...

2010-05-18 10:04:00

COLLINGSWOOD, N.J., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mambo Sprouts Marketing MamboTrack((TM)) research revealed 8 in 10 natural and organic consumers regularly read ingredient labels for health and nutrition content and were interested in buying functional foods with added health, nutrition and dietary benefits, with four in ten (39%) very interested in these types of specialty foods. Consumers expressed the most desire for foods with organic ingredients (65%) and low sodium grocery items (47%)...

2010-05-17 09:15:00

NEW YORK, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Regi and Jill Brack, the husband/wife team behind Glow Gluten Free Cookies (www.glowglutenfree.com) have announced that their four flavors of gluten free, wheat free and casein free cookies will now be distributed by United Natural Foods, Inc. (http://www.unfi.com) the leading independent national distributor of natural, organic and specialty foods in the United States. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/NY05469 ) (Photo:...

2010-05-10 11:03:00

BOSTON, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- UNO® will host a national Dough Rai$er from May 24th through the 30th to benefit the American Celiac Disease Alliance in support of National Celiac Awareness Month in May. "Getting families to eat out during May, and supporting establishments which are serving their needs is a major goal for us," said Andrea Levario, executive director, American Celiac Disease Alliance. Levario noted that last year's Dough Rai$er was not only a fundraising...

2010-05-06 08:44:00

BOSTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Holidays are a popular time to dine out, but for many families that have one or more members who suffer from dangerous food allergies or disorders such as celiac disease, finding a restaurant chain that can accommodate their needs can be a challenge. That's why UNO® offers one of the nation's most comprehensive gluten-free menus, as well as nutrition information centers in restaurant lobbies that offer complete information on every dish....