Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which a person's body recognizes gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, and barley, as an intruder. The body then attacks the gluten (and the lining of the intestine) in an effort to rid the body of it. The only treatment for celiac disease is a lifelong gluten-free diet. Learn more about celiac disease here:

Last week, the FDA released new rules finally defining how much gluten is allowed in foods labelled “gluten-free.” Will the new regulations be enough to keep gluten-intolerant eaters safe?
Arthur Agatston Gluten Solution_river
Greatist’s health editor talks to the famous South Beach Diet doctor about his new book and the biggest buzzword in food these days: gluten.
May is Celiac Awareness Month, so we’ve rounded up a whole bunch of resources about Celiac Disease and how to enjoy eating (healthy recipes, of course) and socializing even if you’re gluten free.

Modern wheat isn’t the same grain our ancestors ate. Do new changes to wheat pose a human health risk?

Some of us salivate at the thought of Thanksgiving dinner. But, for others, dietary restrictions can make the holiday celebration a stressful mess. Luckily, we’ve put together a guide to navigating the Thanksgiving table — for pretty much any diet.

This month around the world, people have been celebrating what it means to be happy, healthy, and gluten-free for Celiac Awareness Month. Here's what three Greatists have to say about their experiences with celiac disease.

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May is Celiac Awareness Month, so we’ve rounded up a whole bunch of resources about Celiac Disease and how to enjoy eating (healthy recipes, of course) and socializing even if you’re gluten free.
Arthur Agatston Gluten Solution_river
Greatist’s health editor talks to the famous South Beach Diet doctor about his new book and the biggest buzzword in food these days: gluten.
Last week, the FDA released new rules finally defining how much gluten is allowed in foods labelled “gluten-free.” Will the new regulations be enough to keep gluten-intolerant eaters safe?

Tomorrow kicks off a month that is very personally important to me.

This month around the world, people have been celebrating what it means to be happy, healthy, and gluten-free for Celiac Awareness Month. Here's what three Greatists have to say about their experiences with celiac disease.

Some of us salivate at the thought of Thanksgiving dinner. But, for others, dietary restrictions can make the holiday celebration a stressful mess. Luckily, we’ve put together a guide to navigating the Thanksgiving table — for pretty much any diet.

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