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Celiac Disease

Read patient stories and get tips and latest news on living with celiac disease, along with recipes, gluten-free diet tips, diagnosis information, and more.

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Living With

Gluten-Free Transition Advice

If you're considering starting a gluten-free diet, learn what to expect from these 7 people who have been there, done that.

By Ginger Vieira

The Latest

tummy question

Is It IBS or Something Else?

Your gut could be telling you a lot. Read on to learn how to decipher its clues.

By Sarah Ellis
Bifidobacterium

Is a New Treatment for Celiac Disease on the Horizon?

One study is looking at a type of bacteria with potential to change how the digestive system processes gluten.

By Sarah Ellis
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Gluten Free

Allergy-Friendly Dark Chocolate Brownies

If someone you love lives with a food allergy, try this recipe for delicious dark chocolate brownie hearts that is gluten- and dairy-free.

By PJ Hamel
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Gluten Free

Gluten-Free Almond Sugar Cookies

If you've been missing classic sugar cookies since going gluten-free, try this delicious gluten-free version of almond sugar cookies.

By PJ Hamel
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Living With

Avoid Weight Gain On a Gluten-Free Diet

If you live with celiac disease, or simply eat gluten-free, and you're worried about weight gain, avoid extra pounds by following these tips.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
NIghtshade vegetables including tomatoes, peppers, and eggplant.
Nutrition

The Truth About Nightshade Veggies

Tom Brady says to “hold the nightshades,” but should you?

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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Nutrition

Celiac: Healthy Eating on a Gluten-Free Diet

Just because you’re going gluten-free, doesn’t automatically mean healthy. Here’s how to take care of your diet and yourself.

By Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
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Risk Factors

How Can Celiac Disease Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

One in 100 people have celiac disease, but many of them remain undiagnosed. Here are ways in which celiac can affect your reproductive health.

By Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
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Nutrition

12 Celiac and Gluten Myths Debunked

Think you know all there is to know about gluten and celiac disease? The director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center helps bust some common misconceptions here.

By Erica Sanderson
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Nutrition

Low FODMAP Diet to Treat Digestive Health Issues

The low FODMAP diet can help to prevent bloating, cramping, diarrhea, flatulence, and other symptoms that are common for people who suffer from IBS, Crohn's disease, UC, or celiac disease. These are the foods to stock up on, and the ones to avoid.

By Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Meet the Experts

Ginger Vieira
Health Writer & Patient Advocate

Ginger Vieira is an author who has lived with Type 1 diabetes and Celiac disease since 1999, and fibromyalgia since 2014.

Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.
Health Professional, Medical Reviewer

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian specializing in diabetes, cardiovascular health, GI disorders, food allergies, and weight management.