Tag Archives: celiac symptoms

Hidden Gluten

If you have been recently diagnosed with a coeliac condition you know that you must now attempt to exclude gluten from all of your meals. This can be harder than it seems as gluten likes to play the game of hide and seek with you and there could be hidden …

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Coeliac Condition Two Adults Story

I am a mother with a coeliac child ? she was diagnosed with the condition over 8 years ago; and we?ve settled into a routine at home, school, church, eating out and on holidays and cope with her gluten-free diet very well. During the past 2 months, two mums at …

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Coeliac Diagnosis

Coeliac Diagnosis is notoriously hard to confirm as the symptoms of gluten intolerance vary in severity from person to person. In addition, knowledge of coeliac disease varies from doctor to doctor with the occasional missed diagnoses including being labelled as irritable bowel syndrome or a weak constitution. This difficulty in …

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Restaurant recommendations for their celiacs

Read this internal memo recently from a restaurant and their recommendations for visiting Celiacs. This list shows specifically what can be ordered from each menu category. If it’s not on this list, you may assume that it is made with wheat flour, caramel color, grain vinegar, or with a flavoring …

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Chef notes for Celiacs

Scoop – an internal memo from a chef to the kitchen staff about the gluten content of their meals. Fried foods: i have been informed that some celiacs may be sensitive to foods that have been fried in the same deep fat that floured and breaded foods have been fried …

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History of Celiac Identification

Long, long ago, man was a simple hunter/gatherer and he enjoyed this. His diet  consisted of fruits, nuts, perhaps tubers and the occasional feast of meat. But eventually, he learned to cultivate plants, and the agricultural revolution began. Soon, the hunter/gatherer way of life was replaced by domestication of crops …

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Vaccine for Coeliac condition

We have often stated that Coeliac disease is a life-long autoimmune disease, which is triggered by eating gluten, a type of protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Untreated it can lead to serious ill health and be life-threatening. There is currently no cure for the condition; the only treatment …

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Coeliac Disease primer

1 in 100 people in the UK has coeliac disease.  However, research has showed that only 12.5% of those have been diagnosed equating to over half a million people currently undiagnosed in the UK. For people with coeliac disease, eating gluten  damages the lining of the gut, which prevents normal …

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Coeliac Disease Facts

Coeliac disease is caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat and rye (and something similar in barley and possibly oats). This immune reaction to antigenic factors damages the mucosal lining of the small intestine, flattening the villi and reducing its ability to absorb nutrients. The resulting …

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