This Week in Gluten-Free News

Week of October 18, 2018

Researchers gather to find solutions to crippling autoimmune disease

KYW: “Researchers and doctors from across the country meet in Philadelphia to talk about ways to fight celiac, a crippling autoimmune disease.” Click here for full story.

Menu Says Gluten-Free? Maybe Not

MedPage Today: “One third of restaurant foods labeled gluten-free were found to be contaminated with gluten, with certain foods being particular culprits, according to research…” Click here for the full story.

Adopting a Gluten-free Diet Seems to Have Helped My Pain

Fibromyalgia News Today: “With no improvement in my IBS [irritable bowel syndrome] and no help from conventional medicine, I eventually turned to acupuncture. At the suggestion of my gluten-free acupuncturist, I finally removed gluten from my diet.” Click here for the full story.

Microscopic Colitis Risk Not Linked to Dietary Gluten in Women Without Celiac Disease

Clinical Advisor: “Gluten intake in women without celiac disease was not found to influence microscopic colitis risk, according to a study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology.Click here for the full story.

Week of October 8, 2018

Baker’s Alleged Confession About Gluten-Free Lie Enrages celiac patients

Fox News: “A radio segment has left celiac disease patients outraged after an alleged baker, who did not identify what bakery she reportedly works at, said on-air that she sometimes lies to customers about baked goods being gluten-free.” Click here for full story.

One-Third of ‘Gluten-Free’ Restaurant Foods in the U.S. Are Not: Study

HealthDay: “If you’re gluten-sensitive, watch out: One-third of the “gluten-free” foods sold in U.S. restaurants actually contain trace levels of the substance, new research suggests.” Click here for the full story.

How Has the Gluten-Free Industry Affected Individuals With Celiac Disease?

ScienceDaily: “A new Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics study has investigated how the recent proliferation of the gluten-free industry has affected individuals living with celiac disease.” Click here for the full story.

Point of Care Testing for Celiac Disease Lacks Sensitivity

Medscape: “The Simtomax point of care test (POCT) has low sensitivity in screening patients for celiac disease, particularly when used for pediatric patients in whom the probability of celiac disease is high, a study found.” Click here for the full story.

BONUS RECIPE: Vegan and Gluten-Free Maple Pecan Pie Crust 

Eat Sip Trip: “With this maple pecan pie crust, you can make just about everybody happy. It’s vegan, it’s gluten free, and most importantly, it’s delicious.” Click here for the recipe.

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