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Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity: Most Popular Articles

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9 Surprising Signs You May Have a Gluten Allergy
These nine signs might indicate you have a gluten allergy.
The 7 Best Gluten-Free Soy Sauces
If you're looking for gluten-free soy sauce, here's a list of the brands available.
What does it mean for products to have less...
What does it mean when a gluten-free product says it has less than 20 parts per million of gluten in it?
The Ultimate List of Gluten-Free Foods
Wondering which foods are gluten-free? I take you through the supermarket aisle by aisle to show you exactly what's safe to eat ... and what's not.
Which Candy Brands Are Safe If You're...
Here are lists of gluten-free candy as of September 2014, along with links to manufacturers with gluten-free lists.
Can You Eat Oatmeal if You're Gluten-Free?
Is oatmeal gluten-free or does it contain gluten? The answer is actually pretty complicated.
Celiac Disease Symptoms You Might Not Realize...
Celiac disease symptoms you may recognize include diarrhea and stomach pain. But did you realize depression, infertility and bad rashes also are signs?
Gluten-Free Vodka List, Updated July 2013
Can't drink vodka made from gluten grains? These vodka brands, made from corn, potatoes and grapes, may work for you.
Is Rice Always Gluten-Free? (No, Sometimes It's...
Is rice gluten-free or does rice contain gluten? Short answer: In most cases rice is gluten-free, but not all. Don't let the exceptions get you.
Can I Eat Potatoes on a Gluten-Free Diet?
Are potatoes gluten-free or do potatoes contain gluten? It depends on the recipe and the other ingredients.
Know These Symptoms of a Gluten Allergy
What are the symptoms of a gluten allergy? It depends which kind you have. This checklist can help you figure it out.
Watch Out for These Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms
Gluten sensitivity symptoms can include digestive and neurological complaints such as diarrhea and headaches.
What Can You Order At Starbucks That's...
Which Starbucks products are considered gluten-free, and which have gluten? (Updated August 2014)
These 7 Chocolate Bar Brands Are Safe To Eat on...
Craving gourmet chocolate? Here's a list of gluten-free chocolate bars, along with information on which chocolate bars contain gluten.
Are There Really Gluten-Free Options at Fast...
It's possible to eat in a chain fast food restaurant even if you're on the gluten-free diet. Find out which fast food chains have gluten-free options.
What Exactly Is Celiac Disease?
What is celiac disease? Learn what causes celiac disease, how to get diagnosed, and how to treat this common -- and under-recognized -- condition.
Is Wine Considered Gluten-Free?
Is wine gluten-free and suitable for a gluten-free diet? If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, find out whether you can enjoy wine.
Gone Gluten-Free? How to Find Safe Ice Cream at...
Looking for gluten-free ice cream at the store? Here's what you need to know to find safe flavors from national brands.
What's Really Involved in Switching to a...
If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, you need to follow a gluten-free diet. Find out exactly what that means.
Will Whiskey Make Me Sick If I'm Gluten-Free?
Is whiskey gluten-free? Find out how you can safely include whiskey drinks on your gluten-free diet.
Is That Rash from Gluten? These Photos Might...
Are you wondering if your itchy skin rash could be dermatitis herpetiformis? Use these dermatitis herpetiformis photos to see if your rash might match up.
Can You Really Find Gluten in Cheese?
Is cheese gluten-free, or does cheese contain gluten? Cheese is usually - but not always - safe on the gluten-free diet.
The Itchiest Side Effect of Gluten Intolerance
Sometimes referred to as a gluten rash or a celiac disease rash, dermatitis herpetiformis is an itchy and painful skin disease caused by an autoimmune reaction to gluten.
Can I Eat Barley on My Gluten-Free Diet?
Is barley safe on the gluten-free diet? What about products made with barley? Learn the basics here.
Celiac Disease Affects Women Differently -...
In women, celiac disease can cause infertility, pregnancy problems, anemia and missing periods, often before the first sign of digestive issues.
Which Types of Alcohol Will Fit Best in Your...
There are plenty of gluten-free alcoholic drinks available if you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, even if grain-based alcohol bothers you.
Get the Scoop on Gluten-Free Cereals
Looking for gluten-free cereals? Here's a wide selection to choose from, including lists of kids' cereals, hot cereals, cold options and granola cereals.
9 Steps to Going Gluten-Free
Want to go gluten-free, but don't know how to start? Here are nine steps to help you ditch gluten and get healthy.
There Are 5 Kinds of Gluten Allergy - Which One...
When you say you have a 'gluten allergy,' just what does that mean, exactly? It usually means one of five things.
What Terms on a Food Label Really Mean 'Gluten'?
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Think You Have Gluten Sensitivity? Here's What...
If you react to gluten but don't have celiac disease, you may have gluten sensitivity. Here's what we know (and don't know) about this condition.
Can You Drink Vodka If You're Gluten-Free? What...
Is vodka gluten-free? Find out what types of vodka will suit your gluten-free diet.
Celiac Disease: A Gluten-Free Shopping List
When you go shopping, take along this list of gluten free food. All items on this list are available in gluten-free forms.
Is Soy Safe for a Gluten-Free Diet?
Is soy gluten-free, or does soy have gluten? Learn what soy products are safe (and what's not) on the gluten-free diet.
Cheers! Here are 6 Great Gluten-Free Alternativ...
Not wild about gluten-free beer? Here are some gluten-free alternatives to beer, including ciders and other bottled drinks.
Is Chocolate Really Gluten-Free?
Is chocolate gluten-free or does it contain gluten? The answer: It depends on the chocolate.
Is couscous safe to include when you're...
Learn whether you can safely include couscous on your gluten-free diet, and where you can find gluten-free couscous.
Is Vinegar REALLY Gluten-Free?
Is vinegar gluten-free? Learn which kinds of vinegar you should include on your gluten-free diet ... and which you may want to avoid.
Is Rye a Safe Option for a Gluten-Free Diet?
Is rye gluten-free? What about rye bread or rye whiskey? Learn what's safe (and what's not) on the gluten-free diet.
13 Gluten-Free Beer Options
Following a gluten-free diet doesn't mean you need to give up good beer. Here are more than a dozen gluten-free beer brands.
8 Tips for Baking With Gluten-Free Flour
Gluten gives important properties to regular dough, so you can't just eliminate it from a recipe without somehow compensating for it. Here are some basics about flour and gluten, to help you understand how to substitute gluten-free flours for wheat flour.
Is quinoa gluten-free?
Is quinoa gluten-free? Yes, pure quinoa is safe on the gluten-free diet, but not all products that contain quinoa are gluten-free. Here's what you need to know.
Gluten-Free Sodas: Which Ones Are Safe?
Which brands of soda are gluten-free, and which are not?
The Places You Can Find Gluten-Free French Fries
If you want frozen fries at home or safe fries in a restaurant, this will tell you which french fries are gluten-free.
7 Types of Gluten-Free Yogurt
Looking for gluten-free yogurt? Here's a list of brands with the straight scoop on what's safe on the gluten-free diet.
5 Great Options for Gluten-Free Potato Chips
What potato chips are gluten-free? Here's a list of gluten-free potato chips, updated January 2014.
Substitute Corn Starch for Flour to Make...
Instead of using flour to thicken soups, sauces, pies, etc., you can easily substitute corn starch for flour and get great results.
Are Wheat Grass and Barley Grass Safe With...
Are wheat grass and barley grass gluten-free? Learn if you can safely take supplements with wheat grass and barley grass if you have celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
What Is Gluten and Why Is It So Hard to Avoid?
What is gluten? Why is it so difficult to avoid when you're following a gluten-free diet?
Gluten-Free Salad Dressing, Updated June 2013
Looking for gluten-free salad dressing? Here's what's safe and what's not, as of June 2013.
Looking for Gluten-Free Hot Dogs? Here's What's...
Wondering which brands of hot dogs are gluten-free? Here's a comprehensive list of what's safe and what's not.
How Safe Is Corn for a Gluten-Free Diet?
Is corn gluten-free? Learn what types of corn are safe on a diet for celiac disease or gluten intolerance.
Gluten-Free Mayonnaise, Updated May 2013
When it comes to eating gluten-free, not all mayonnaise brands are created equal. Here's what's safe (and what may not be).
Are Corn Flakes Gluten-Free?
Corn itself contains no gluten, but not every brand of corn flakes is gluten-free. Learn what's safe on the gluten-free diet.
How to Make Delicious Gluten-Free Buckwheat...
This easy recipe for gluten free buckwheat pancakes is from Hodgson Mill. Get yourself a box of buckwheat flour and try this recipe!
Can You Drink Gin If You're Gluten-Free?
Is gin gluten-free? Find out whether you can safely add gin to your gluten-free diet.
The Best Gluten-Free Breads You Can Buy
If you want to buy gluten-free bread, you can find a wide variety of different brands in grocery stores and online. Here's what's available.
How to Order Gluten-Free at a Chinese Restaurant
Figuring out how to find gluten-free food in Chinese restaurants can be tricky, but our tips will help you stay safe.
Are There Side Effects to a Gluten-Free Diet?
Side effects of the gluten-free diet can include changes in your weight and potentially a huge increase in your sensitivity to gluten.
How Do Doctors Test for Celiac Disease?
There's no one test for celiac disease -- diagnosis involves blood tests and then a biopsy of your small intestine. Here's what you need to know.
5 Tips for Successful Weight Loss by Going...
Wondering how to use the gluten-free diet to lose weight? Here are five tips for gluten-free weight loss success.
7 Common Questions About Gluten and Grains
Answers to the seven most common questions about gluten and grains, including: What is gluten? Which grains contain gluten? Is spelt gluten-free? Is buckwheat gluten-free? Are oats gluten free?
Which Chewing Gum Brands and Flavors Are...
If you follow the gluten-free diet and you like to chew gum, you need gluten-free gum. Here's what's available.
Do You Have IBS or a Gluten Sensitivity?
The symptoms of celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and irritable bowel syndrome are very similar. Which do you have?
What Blood Tests Do You Need To Diagnose Celiac...
Did your doctor order the correct blood tests to diagnose celiac disease? Here's a list of five commonly ordered tests, plus more tests you may need.
Is That Coffee You're Drinking Gluten-Free?
Is coffee gluten-free, or does coffee contain gluten? It depends -- here's what you need to know.
Where to Find Gluten-Free Tortilla Chips
Looking for gluten-free tortilla chips? Here's a list of what products are available as of January 2014.
Wheat Allergy vs. Gluten Allergy: Which Do You...
What's the difference between a wheat allergy and a gluten allergy?
On a Gluten-Free Diet? What You Should Know...
Is cornstarch gluten-free or does it contain gluten? It depends on the brand -- some are safe (and some are not) on the gluten-free diet.
Joint Pain: Could It Mean Celiac Disease or...
If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, it's common for you also to suffer from joint pain. Can a gluten-free diet help improve your pain?
Can You Eat Marshmallows on a Gluten-Free Diet?
Learn which brands of marshmallows are gluten-free.
Which Foods Contain Gluten?
What foods contain gluten? If you're planning to follow a gluten-free diet, you'll need to know the answer.
Are Eggs Always Considered Gluten-Free?
Are eggs gluten-free or do eggs sometimes contain gluten? Here's how to stay safe with eggs on the gluten-free diet.
Top 9 Hidden Sources of Gluten
What are the top nine foods, products and situations that can trip you up when you're starting the gluten-free diet?
What Does Getting Glutened Feel Like?
What does it feel like when you get glutened? Learn what symptoms you may get if you have celiac or gluten sensitivity and accidentally eat gluten.
Accidental Gluten Exposure? 5 Tips to Get Relief
Eating gluten accidentally can cause nasty symptoms when you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. Here's five steps you can take to cope.
Gluten Ataxia: When Gluten Attacks Your Brain
Gluten ataxia involves progressive balance problems caused by a reaction to the protein gluten. Here's what you need to know.
Gluten-Free Sausage, as of February 2013
Looking for gluten-free sausage for breakfast or dinner? Here's what's safe (and what's not) as of February 2013.
Could Gluten Be a Cause of Brain Fog?
Feel like your brain operates in a fog when you accidentally ingest gluten? You're not alone.
Is Buckwheat Safe for a Gluten-Free Diet?
Despite its name, buckwheat is not wheat. It’s gluten-free, and it’s safe for people with celiac disease. Buckwheat and wheat are from completely different botanical families. Buckwheat seeds are technically the fruit of the Fagopyrum esculentum plant.
Okay, I'm Gluten-Free - So When Will I Feel...
If you're just starting the gluten-free diet, you're probably wondering how quickly you'll feel better. Here's what you can expect.
Skin Conditions That Might Be a Sign of a...
Celiac disease is associated with multiple itchy, painful skin conditions. Learn if your skin is affected by gluten.
How Does Gluten Affect Your Brain and Nerves?
Gluten can affect your brain and nerves in a variety of ways that range from mere headaches to outright permanent brain and nerve damage.
The Symptoms of Celiac Disease That Children...
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Could a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Get a Good...
Gluten is associated with sleep problems in people who have celiac disease, and possibly in those who have gluten sensitivity.
Can You Drink Tequila If You're Gluten-Free?
Is tequila gluten-free? Find out whether you can include drinks made with tequila on your gluten-free diet.
What Can You Order At Dunkin' Donuts If You're...
What can you order at Dunkin' Donuts if you follow the gluten-free diet? (Updated March 2014)
Which Makeup Brands Feature Gluten-Free Options?
Wondering which cosmetic brands carry gluten-free makeup options? Here's what major makeup brands say about their gluten-free status as of May 2014.
Tips for Gluten-Free Dining at Ethnic Restaurants
Here's what you need to know about dining out gluten-free at Thai, Indian, Japanese, Italian and Chinese restaurants.
Gluten-Free? Then You Need Gluten-Free Tea -...
Is tea gluten-free, or does tea contain gluten? It is possible for tea to have gluten. Here are the details.
Tests That May Help Determine Whether You Have...
There are several possible tests for gluten sensitivity diagnosis, including two blood tests and a stool test.
Is farro gluten-free? Find out if you can...
Is farro gluten-free? Learn whether you can include foods with farro on your gluten-free diet.
Do Your Hair Products Need to Be Gluten-Free?
Looking for gluten-free shampoo? Here's what you need to know about identifying and avoiding gluten in shampoo and other hair products.
Gluten-Free? Be Sure to Avoid Spelt
Spelt is a species of wheat. Spelt is not gluten-free. Spelt and spelt flour are not safe for people with celiac disease or anyone else on a gluten-free diet.
Should People with Celiac Disease Worry About...
Should I worry about gluten in toothpaste? Find out which manufacturers make gluten-free toothpaste.
How Are Celiac Disease Symptoms Different in Men?
Learn which celiac disease symptoms affect men most frequently.
14 High-Fiber Foods for Gluten-Free Diets
Most ready-made high-fiber foods contain gluten. Not surprisingly, people on a gluten-free diet tend to eat inadequate amounts of fiber. Here's how to add naturally gluten-free high-fiber foods to your diet.
Which Types and Brands of Mustard Are...
Many mustard brands are gluten-free. Here's what's safe (and what's not) to put on your hot dog.
Gluten-Free Bacon, as of February 2013
Many brands of bacon are considered safe on the gluten-free diet. Here's what's available, as of February 2013.
Is Gluten-Free Liquor a Real Thing?
Is rum gluten-free? Find out whether you can include rum on your gluten-free diet.
If I'm Eating Gluten-Free, Why Am I Still...
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Which Brands of Bottled Juices Are Gluten-Free?
Which brands of bottled juices are gluten-free, and which are not? Updated March 2014.
Is Maltodextrin Safe for a Gluten-Free Diet?
Whether maltodextrin and dextrin are gluten free depends on what kind of starch they came from. In the U.S., maltodextrin is usually made from corn. In Europe it is usually made from wheat.
Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte - Gluten-Free Or...
It's that time of year: Starbucks has started advertising its Pumpkin Spice Lattes. And when those seasonal drinks hit the stores, emails start to hit my
Looking for Gluten-Free Beans? Here's What's...
Are beans gluten-free? Learn whether you should include beans on your gluten-free diet, and where to find the safest products.
Is Sugar Always Gluten-Free, or Does It...
Most sugar is gluten-free, but there are still some sugar brands that call for caution on the gluten-free diet.
Gluten-Free Spices, Updated July 2013
Your spices should be gluten-free too if you follow the gluten-free diet. Here's what brands are safe (and which are not).
How Much Gluten Can Make Me Sick?
How much gluten can make me sick if I have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity?
Is Gluten Why You're Depressed?
Gluten can cause depression in people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
Is Bourbon Really Gluten-Free? What Brands Are...
Is bourbon gluten-free? Find out whether bourbon drinks will suit your gluten-free diet.
Have Liver Disease? Your Real Problem Might Be...
It's common for people with celiac disease to have liver damage ranging from fatty liver disease to severe liver failure.
Is orzo safe to include when you're following...
Can you eat orzo when you're following the gluten-free diet?
Can Going Gluten-Free Help in the Treatment of...
Can following a gluten-free diet help you manage your eczema?
A List of Celiac-Friendly Restaurant Directories
These directories provide lists of gluten-free restaurants. While by no means exhaustive, the lists can help you find restaurants in your neighborhood that offer gluten-free menus.
So You've Been Asked To Do A Gluten Challenge -...
If you've been eating gluten-free but want to be tested for celiac disease, your doctor may recommend a gluten challenge. Here's what you need to know.
You Actually Can Eat Cold Cereal on a...
Looking for a gluten-free cold cereal? Both mainstream and specialty gluten-free manufacturers offer many options.
6 Steps To Creating the Perfect Gluten-Free...
If you just learned you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, you need to make your kitchen gluten-free. Here are the first six steps to take.
Which Brands of Ketchup Are Safe When You're...
Is ketchup gluten-free? It depends on the brand. Learn which ones are safe on the gluten-free diet.
The Best Choices for Gluten-Free Gift Candy Boxes
Some brands of gift candy boxes will suit the gluten-free diet better than others. Find out what's available as of November 2013.
7 Complications of Untreated Celiac Disease
The National Institutes of Health warns of the following complications of celiac disease in patients who do not follow the gluten-free diet.
Gluten-Free Sports Drinks
Which brands of bottled sports drinks are gluten-free, and which are not?
Which Brands of Ham Are Safe When You're...
Some brands of ham are considered safe on the gluten-free diet, while others are not. Here's the list as of April 2014.
Do food labeling laws require manufacturers to...
Do food labeling laws require manufacturers to disclose gluten-containing ingredients?
Make Thanksgiving and Christmas Gluten-Free
This year, make a gluten-free Thanksgiving (or Christmas) meal by following these tips. You'll make traditional Thanksgiving foods gluten-free, safe - and delicious - for celiac guests.
Acid Reflux? Maybe Gluten's To Blame
It's not clear whether gluten ingestion causes GERD - gastroesophageal reflux disease - in celiacs or if it is simply an associated condition.
A List of Safe (and Unsafe) Grains for Your...
Safe (gluten-free) grains and grains to avoid on a celiac disease diet, in table form, to print out and take to the grocery store with you.
Gluten-Free iPhone Apps to Help You Shop and...
Here's a list of iPhone apps that can help you buy gluten-free food, plan gluten-free meals and find restaurants with gluten-free menus.
Take-Along Gluten-Free Snacks
Like everyone, people with celiac disease on a gluten-free diet want to be able to get their hands on healthy, tasty snacks when they're hungry. Here are ideas for snacks at work, at school, and in the car.
Do You Have ADHD? Gluten Might Be the Real...
Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity appear to cause ADHD symptoms in some kids and adults. Could a gluten-free diet help manage attention problems?
10 Most Common Pantry Items With Gluten
These 10 pantry foods are likely to have hidden gluten in them. Replace them with gluten-free products, and you’ll be ready to get your gluten-free kitchen up and running.
Celiac Disease and Constipation - A Possible...
Can you have celiac disease if your main symptom is constipation, not diarrhea?
5 Delicious Gluten-Free Grains
Looking for interesting grains to try while eating gluten-free? These five grains offer potential for a variety of different dishes.
What kinds of flour are gluten-free?
Is flour gluten-free, or does flour contain gluten? The answer depends on the type of flour.
Is There a Relationship Between Anemia and...
Anemia is a very common symptom of celiac disease. Why do anemia and celiac disease so often appear together? First, let’s review some basics about anemia.
Healthy (and Delicious!) Gluten-Free Breakfast...
A healthy gluten-free breakfast will contain some protein and some fiber. Here are some sources of protein and fiber to mix and match for a gluten-free breakfast, along with some gluten-free recipes.
Nine Nutrients You May Need To Boost If You're...
If you eat gluten-free, here are nine vitamins and minerals you may need to boost in your diet.
17 Popular Chain Restaurants With Gluten-Free...
If you want to enjoy a gluten-free meal out, these 17 casual dining restaurants all feature gluten-free menus.
What Are Lymphocytes?
Lymphocytes (also known as leukocytes) are small white blood cells that play an role in the body’s immune response against germs and diseases. There are two main types of lymphocytes: B cells and T cells.
Can a Gluten-Free Diet Help You Lose Weight?
Can the gluten-free diet help you lose weight? Although it's controversial, there is some evidence that it can.
What’s the Difference Between IBS and...
Because irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and celiac disease share so many similarities, researchers recommend that everyone with IBS be tested for celiac disease as well.
Do You Have Neuropathy? It May Be Linked with...
Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity both are linked to peripheral neuropathy, or nerve problems. Learn more.
Can Benadryl help ease your glutening symptoms?
Can Benadryl help ease your glutening symptoms?
Gluten Cross-Contamination Can Nail You Lots of...
Gluten cross-contamination - enough to make you sick - can occur in many different places. Here's a primer to help you avoid the problem.
Craving Hot Chocolate? Learn Which Ones Are...
Here's a guide to which hot chocolate and hot cocoa brands are gluten-free and which are not. Happy sipping!
Dermatitis Herpetiformis Diagnosed with Skin...
Dermatitis herpetiformis, an itchy skin condition associated with celiac disease, is diagnosed through a skin biopsy. Learn what to expect from your dermatitis herpetiformis skin biopsy.
Gluten Sensitivity vs. Celiac Disease: What's...
What's the difference between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease ... and more importantly, how can you tell which one you actually have?
Are All Hershey's Kisses Gluten-Free?
Are Hershey's kisses gluten-free? Some are, but most are not. Learn which ones are safe on the gluten-free diet.
Gluten-Free Ice Cream Parlors
Planning to go out for ice cream? Here's what you need to know to visit an ice cream parlor if you eat gluten-free.
The Best Places to Shop for Gluten-Free Food
Learn where to buy gluten-free food. See which supermarkets and health food stores publish lists of gluten-free products. Find links to mail order companies that send gluten-free products directly to your door.
Where Can You Find Restaurants That Serve...
Gluten-free and craving pizza? Here's a list of national and regional restaurant chains that offer gluten-free pizza.
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