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A man with celiac disease is  suing  the FDA, demanding they take action on the undisclosed use of wheat in an estimated 150 different prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications. Although about 1 percent of the population suffers from celiac disease, vastly more have gluten sensitivity and must also abstain from eating wheat to avoid a variety of [...]

Hidden gluten in medications and home and body products

So you're officially gluten-free. You have your kitchen and shopping lists dialed in and you know how to look for  hidden gluten  in packaged foods. Ready to go! But wait — did you know that some body products and household items, as well as over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications contain hidden gluten? These items can be the [...]

How to go gluten-free the right way

Anyone concerned with health and wellness has heard about the gluten-free diet. Eliminating gluten is critical for those who have  celiac disease  or  non-celiac gluten sensitivity. What many gluten-free newcomers don't realize is that many common gluten-free foods contain ingredients that just promote a different set of health problems. In this article we'll discuss how to avoid this [...]

If you have an autoimmune disease or other chronic inflammatory condition, you may have noticed it can be tough to tame the inflammation. This is because the body can get stuck in vicious inflammatory cycles that may be difficult to stop. Luckily, researchers have pinpointed what feeds these cycles and developed ways to bring a [...]

You swore to support each other in sickness and in health, yet when it comes to a gluten-free diet to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, you may have found your spouse to be your biggest barrier to success. Spouses complain that eating gluten free is too expensive and too restrictive, they tell you that you're making [...]

Gluten intolerance is not as straightforward as once believed. Many people test negative for gluten intolerance when, in fact, they have celiac disease or should be on a gluten-free diet. This is because standard tests are incomplete and fail to account for gluten cross-reactivity. This can be disastrous for the person with Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. A [...]

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