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2010-07-22 15:10:41

Children with celiac disease need to include certain must-have vitamins in their diets to stave off weak bones and osteoporosis, say researchers at the University of Alberta. A study of 43 children and teens from three to 18 years of age diagnosed with celiac disease showed that they also tended to have low bone density, likely due to poor intake and absorption of vitamins and minerals. That means they should be getting more of bone-boosting vitamins such as K and D in their diets, says Diana...

2010-07-22 01:46:51

Walter and Eliza Hall Institute scientists have identified the three protein fragments that make gluten - the main protein in wheat, rye and barley "“ toxic to people with coeliac disease. Their discovery opens the way for a new generation of diagnostics, treatments, prevention strategies and food tests for the millions of people worldwide with coeliac disease. When people with coeliac disease eat products containing gluten their body's immune response is switched on and the lining of...

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:...