This Halloween, FARE is encouraging food allergy families to start a new tradition: painting a pumpkin teal and placing it on your porch as a sign to other families managing food allergies that you have non-food treats available at your home. Your teal pumpkin is also a way to raise awareness in your neighborhood about…
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Allergic Living just featured an eye-opening piece by Lisa Fitterman that discusses the very real impact of gluten on brain function. This article confirms what people who’ve suffered for years before being diagnosed with celiac disease already know: gluten affects your neurological processes.
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Gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, soy-free, and other allergen-free people in the Seattle area could have cause for rejoicing– say hello to a new brand of allergen-free bread and baked goods called Olivia Superfree. The master baker behind the brand is well-known to celiacs and others with food allergies already as Wheatless in Seattle. Her products appear […]
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Good evening all! Being outspoken about celiac disease and food allergies means that people searching for information on these conditions stop by my blog. I’m happy to announce that Truth, Justice, and All-American Allergen-Free Apple Pie has become part of the Gluten-Free Global Community. You can click on the logo above to go straight to […]
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To those gluten-free, dairy-free, soy-free, egg-free folks who are still searching for a decadent non-frozen chocolate dessert– meet temptation incarnate: Merry’s Miracle Tarts, http://www.hailmerry.com/snacks.
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You Supporting This – 1 in 133 – It’s a BIG Deal. Those of us with celiac disease and gluten intolerance can become very ill from minute amounts of gluten, the protein in wheat, barley, and rye. Years ago the FDA was tasked with making proper gluten-free labeling a reality. Yet we are still waiting […]
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Thank you to a friend who watches gluten-related news like a hawk for this article. Melinda Beck of The Wall Street Journal just published this article on gluten sensitivity: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704893604576200393522456636.html#articleTabs%3Darticle This article talks about the three distinct kinds of reactions to gluten/wheat, celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and wheat allergy. Here is an excerpt: A new […]
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http://www.komar.org/cgi-bin/christmas_webcam My buddies over at Celiac.com are spreading the word about Alek’s Controllable Christmas Lights.
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For people with multiple food allergies, finding new convenience foods is exciting (and sometimes fattening since we eat a lot of natural foods instead). Common ready-made snacks and condiments like a chocolate bar, mayonnaise, canned soup, or frozen meals don’t exist in some food allergy sufferers’ worlds. Many allergen-free products still contain just that one […]
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A friend who’s walked with me on my gluten-free journey for the better part of a decade just sent me the Chicago Tribune’s 8-page feature on celiac disease. She says that it’s the first time a major newspaper has provided such a supplement on celiac. Thank you to the NFCA for posting the .pdf!
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