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Latest Sensitivities Stories

2014-04-02 23:27:19

Dr. Rahbar of LA Integrative GI Warns Patients on the Potential Danger of an Unnecessary Gluten-Free Diet Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 Board-certified gastroenterologist Dr. Farshid Rahbar, of Los Angeles Integrative Gastroenterology & Nutrition, advises patients to take gluten sensitivity tests before going on a gluten-free diet, as it can negatively affect a patient’s health. “For certain people, gluten can worsen their allergies or cause autoimmune problems, which...

2014-04-01 15:00:27

Elafin decreases the enzymatic reaction that increases the toxicity of peptides derived from gluten Researchers at McMaster University have discovered a key molecule that could lead to new therapies for people with celiac disease, an often painful and currently untreatable autoimmune disorder. Celiac disease is a food sensitivity to dietary gluten contained in cereals. In people who are genetically predisposed, gluten containing food will trigger an immune response that leads to...

2014-03-13 23:27:41

On Saturday March 22, 2014 Dr. Mercante and his AlignLife staff will be opening their doors to the public for an exciting open house for the entire family. Summerville, SC (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Someone may not have any gastro intestinal problems such as constipation and/or diarrhea, gas or bloating but could still have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity causing numerous unrelated symptoms affecting mood, energy and overall health. Many people suffer from chronic joint pain,...

2014-02-18 23:23:48

Checklist identifies nearly 100 symptoms of celiac disease, promoting more accurate doctor-patient communication and diagnosis ---- Checklist can be found at celiac.org/symptoms Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) February 18, 2014 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) today released an interactive checklist to help individuals and families accurately define and report their symptoms of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity to their doctor or other health care practitioner. This checklist not only will...

2014-01-28 23:23:09

Gluten-Free Living magazine's conference is coming to Orlando, FL April 5-6. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Gluten-Free Living magazine, the nation’s largest gluten-free publication helping people live a happy, healthy, gluten-free life, is going live and coming to the Orlando area this spring. The weekend of April 5-6 will offer local residents the chance to attend the first Gluten-Free Living Conference. Much more than just a “vendor fair” – although there will be...

2014-01-22 23:27:02

New tour makes travel carefree for those with challenging dietary needs. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 GF Journeys (http://www.gfjourneys.com), a travel service designed specifically for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, has created a new tour to Italy that eliminates the stressful details of both travel and diet, so guests can truly relax, unwind and enjoy their vacation. As anyone with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity knows, finding a safe meal away from...

2014-01-19 23:03:03

A joint effort spearheaded and led by Deanna Smith of Deanna’s Gluten Free, including local dietitians, gastroenterologists, individuals from support groups, and businesses, is announcing a highly educational weekend Gluten-Free Wellness Retreat March 7-9 at the 5 Star Aviara Resort in Carlsbad, CA. The skills presented are especially important to those with celiac disease because a very strict gluten-free diet is the only treatment for this common disease; however it is highly...

2013-12-11 23:03:25

Retrofit, the expert-led, data-driven weight-loss company for busy professionals, is providing expert tips on how to pick the healthiest foods while avoiding gluten-packed treats this holiday season. Retrofit Weight Loss Coach and Registered Dietitian Stefanie Painter offers advice on overcoming the nutrition challenges presented during the holidays, especially for those who abide by a gluten-free diet. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 Retrofit, the expert-led, data-driven...

2013-12-09 23:22:09

Breakthrough supplements for celiacs target body, bones and blood. Kennebunkport, Maine (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 Gluten Free Therapeutics (http://www.glutenfreetherapeutics.com) announce the launch of Celi•Vites, a line of scientifically formulated supplements designed specifically for those suffering from the debilitating effects of celiac disease and those who have chosen a gluten-free lifestyle. Committed to the highest quality products on the market, company founders worked with...

2013-12-08 23:03:05

Comprehensive Directory Makes it Easier to Find Local Practitioners who Understand Celiac Disease (PRWEB) December 08, 2013 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) launched the nation’s most comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on healthcare practitioners familiar with diagnosing and treating celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. From coast to coast, patients can search by ZIP code to help them choose a healthcare practitioner in their town who...