Archive for the Education Category


How to Tell Your Friends You Have Celiac Disease

This is a great new video that demonstrates the difficulty that a person with celiac disease has getting people to understand the disease and the restrictions that they have to live under. This is a good way to tell your friends that you have celiac disease.      

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A Tiny Bit of Gluten Won’t Affect You

I usually don’t comment on things I see on TV but I can’t let this one pass. As the spouse of a person with Celiac Disease I took offense to what was recently said on an episode of The Chew on ABC. The cooks were using Quinoa with the meal they were preparing. One of […]

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Can You Lose Weight on a Gluten Free Diet?

Using the gluten free diet as a weight loss technique? Consider these 10 things: Though people from various walks of life say that gluten free diet is ideal for weight loss, it requires some in depth analysis before you switch to such a diet. According to the American dietetic association, there is no proven gluten […]

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The Gluten Summit

“Is gluten the cause of your health problems?” It very well could be. It’s an interesting, and important, question to ask. Fortunately, Dr. Tom O‘Bryan has made it part of his personal mission to move this question into today’s conversations between patients and healthcare professionals. Asking this question could, potentially, improve the lives of millions […]

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Read The Labels

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) states: Each year, millions of Americans have allergic reactions to food. Although most food allergies cause relatively mild and minor symptoms, some food allergies can cause severe reactions, and may even be life-threatening. There is no cure for food allergies. Strict avoidance of food allergens and early recognition and […]

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What is Celiac Disease?

This is a good brief introduction that answers the question, “What is celiac disease?”  

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