Chances are you have probably heard of or seen gluten-free foods on the news or at a local grocery store or restaurant. Although likely genetic, it seems that more individuals are opting for gluten-free food options because they are alerted to a risk of having celiac disease. Celiac disease (also called celiac sprue) is a dietary … Continue reading Should You Go Gluten-Free?
Miley Ray Cyrus “For everyone calling me anorexic I have a gluten and lactose allergy. It’s not about weight it’s about health.” Pop star Miley Cyrus’ tweet last spring saying her recent weight loss was due to a gluten “allergy” spawned an increase in gluten-free diets. Today you can find a wide variety of gluten-free … Continue reading Pros and cons of a gluten-free diet for weight loss
Strolling down the cereal aisle at the grocery store, you’ve probably noticed that some of your favorite cereals now boast that they are “gluten-free.” This may seem like food manufacturers taking advantage of another dietary fad, but the truth is that these companies are targeting a once-ignored market. These customers looking for boxes of cereal, … Continue reading What is celiac disease?