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Living With Gluten Sensitivity

Since May is Celiac Awareness Month, I’d like to focus on gluten sensitivity and celiac disease. In particular, let’s examine one of the primary, oft-quoted studies on the topic, which I think is misleading. I’m talking about the study by Fasano, in which he found that about 1:100 people checked with a particular blood test […]

10 Common Misconceptions About Gluten Sensitivity

In just a few years, being gluten-free has gone from being some obscure concept to becoming the fastest-growing grocery store category. We are finding a nice supply of gluten-free foods in just about every store we have visited these last few years. We were recently in a small store in Akumal, Mexico and found gluten-free […]

Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity: What’s the Difference?

Celiac disease has been around for thousands of years, but research now tells us that gluten sensitivity is a separate diagnosis. The Center for Celiac Research estimates that 6 percent of our population, about 18 million people, is sensitive to gluten and nearly 1 out of every 133 Americans suffer from celiac disease. So what’s […]