Gluten Free News
Choosing Between Hunger and Health
Season 1, Ep. 1035
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1078. Boston Gluten Free Expo03:16Save the Date: Boston Gluten Free Expo expo on 10/21/23 at Danvers Indoor Sports in Danvers, MA (just north of Boston). There are over 100+ exhibitors and tickets are on sale now. Get your tickets here: https://wickedglutenfree.com/shop/🍞100+ exhibitors 🍞 Lots of vegan & allergen-free options🍞 Kids activities, family friendly 🍞 Hot food vendors, including @danverspizzaandsubs and Tripp’s Farmhouse Food Truck🍞 Tons of products for purchase 🍞 Free samples! 🍞 Tote bags for all, kiddos included!🍞 Food demos
1077. The Great Debate: More or Less Sensitive and Celiac03:33On today's Celiac Project Podcast:Are there really people with celiac disease who are "more sensitive" than others? Mike shares his latest family get-together and how even after 14 years of being diagnosed with celiac disease, making a documentary, having a podcast and otherwise shouting from the rooftops, this condition can still be confusing--even for folks who think they understand the disease. Mike and Cam also talk about the level of awareness of Crohn's and Colitis as they relate to celiac disease, and why we celebrate Celiac Awareness Day, which was just last Wednesday.Listen to the full episode here: https://celiacprojectpodcast.libsyn.com
1076. Italy Will Begin Testing All Kids for Celiac02:56Good news out of Italy! They are starting a program to test everyone from 1-17 for celiac disease from 2024 through 2026. According to the latest estimates from the Italian Society of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Pediatric Nutrition (Sigenp), one in 60 children in Italy is affected, but 6 out of 10 remain undiagnosed. This is one of the highest figures in the world. It is therefore necessary to increase diagnoses, specialists warn, to prevent long-term consequences.Although it's only in Italy, this is a win for the entire gluten free community. Hopefully results from their efforts could influence whether or not similar programs spread to other countries.
1075. Do You Deal with Brain Fog?02:49A growing body of research reveals that after ingesting gluten, brain fog occurred in 89% of those with celiac disease and in 95% of those with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. This supports anecdotal evidence from our community. Study participants most often described brain fog as difficulty concentrating, forgetfulness, and grogginess.Read the full study here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/34049371/
1074. Should You Get Tested for Food Sensitivities?02:47Food sensitivity tests are not recommended for the diagnosis of food allergies or sensitivities. If you suspect you have a food sensitivity, talk with a registered dietitian or healthcare provider to help identify trigger foods and solutions.Read more here:https://nationalceliac.org/celiac-disease-questions/should-i-try-a-food-sensitivity-test-to-see-if-im-intolerant-to-other-things/
1073. New Gluten Free Trader Joe's Products02:48New on Trader Joe's shelves: Gluten Free Chocolatey Chunk Break and Bake cookies, Gluten Free Pumpkin Ravioli and Gluten Free Tagliatelle Pasta. Let me know if you've tried any of these and what you think!
1072. Are Cast Iron Pans Safe?02:34Cast iron pans are loved for the way they cook and season food. But can it ever get cleaned enough to remove gluten? Listen for more info.
1071. Finding a Doctor that Validates You03:03On today's Celiac Project Podcast:It's been an eventful summer for Cam! In an exciting turn of events, he has recently discovered a new doctor who is helping him finally get to the bottom of some of his ongoing health issues. In addition to this, he just headed back to school after a long hiatus. Mike helps him unpack some of his takeaways from the latest exciting chapter of his life. On the subject of "back to school" they also share some distinctions between 504 plans, IEP's, and college accommodations. Listen to the full episode here: https://celiacprojectpodcast.libsyn.com