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What Do You Do If You Accidentally Ingest Gluten?

Food editor Beth Hillson grapples with that (hopefully seldom) reality of gluten contamination. “Oops, I ate a wheat cracker,” Andrew wrote to us in a recent e-mail. I sensed the urgency in his tone

Gluten-free holiday meal

Digesting the Holidays with Body Ecology

Oh, the holidays! It’s the most wonderful time of the year … but if you have food intolerances, it can also be a pretty scary time of year. Will I eat something that will

Traveling Abroad

Venturing Abroad as a Gluten-Free Traveler – Tips & Advice on What to Expect

As I sit here on our return flight after a two-week family trip to Italy, I marvel at how we did it. Not how we traveled with two teenagers, but how we managed to do it without any major gluten-free dining snags! As any of you who have traveled abroad know, this is no small feat. It’s a landscape […]

Cross-Reactive Foods

Cross-Reactive Foods: Gluten-Free Foods That Mimic Gluten and Make You Sick

Discovering if you are gluten intolerant, whether it’s from celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, is a very big step in regaining your health. Initially, it is common for patients to feel an incredibly positive change in their health when they initially remove gluten. To say they are happy and excited is an understatement. They feel […]

Gluten-Free Meal Planning

Getting Started – The Right Mind Set

New to a gluten free diet? Trust me, I know how you may be feeling at this moment; confused, overwhelmed, and reeling from the enormity of lifestyle change you are about to undertake. After over 15 years of being gluten free, the lifestyle is second nature to me now. But I do recall vividly how […]

What to Do When You’ve Been “Glutened”

The holiday season is upon us and while there is much joy associated with this time of year, it can also come with trepidation for those of us avoiding gluten. Traveling and eating out can be a problem at any time of year, but parties, traveling, and eating at the homes of friends and relatives […]