Archive for October, 2011


Gluten Free Skin Care

The controversy over gluten-free products has hit the beauty industry. The hottest point of contention? The claim that gluten in your cleansers and creams can make you sick. While most researchers and doctors say the two aren’t related, many Beauties think otherwise. Beautylish investigates whether you should be worried about gluten-based ingredients in your favorite […]

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Mrs. USA Brings Attention to Celiac Disease

Mrs. Florida, Shannon Ford (35) of Miami, was named the new Mrs. United States 2011. Fifty three other beautiful women gathered from all over the U.S. and its territories to compete for the coveted title. Described as “the premier event of its kind” by The Las Vegas Sun newspaper, the Mrs. United States National Pageant® […]

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ALV003 Potential Treatment for Celiac Disease Patients

Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today (Oct 11, 2011) announced positive results from its Phase 2a clinical trial of ALV003, which demonstrated the ability of ALV003 to attenuate gluten-induced intestinal mucosal injury in serologically negative celiac disease patients maintained on a gluten-free diet for one or more years. The study findings will be presented in a late […]

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Calhouns – Pigeon Forge, TN

We decided to give Calhoun’s in Pigeon Forge, TN a try after we found out they had a dedicated gluten free menu. We were seated quickly and our server, Brandon, was very knowledgeable about the gluten free menu and cross contamination issues. The menu had several selections but the entrees were limited. Brandon suggested the […]

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Mellow Mushroom – Pigeon Forge, TN

A person with celiac disease walking into a major chain pizza place can make them very nervous and apprehensive. We had seen the advertisements for the Mellow Mushroom gluten free pizza but thought that it may be taking too big of a risk due to the cross contamination issues. But we were on our quest […]

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Something Savory Bakery & Cafe – Maryville, TN

Something Savory Bakery & Cafe in Maryville, TN is located right on your way to the wonderful vacation areas of the Smoky Mountains in eastern Tennessee. On the first day of our trip to the mountains this year, my spouse started searching for her favotire gluten free dessert (cupcakes!) while we were driving. She came […]

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