Gluten Contamination Elimination Diet

Gluten is everywhere. It can sneak into someone's diet in places nobody would even consider. The most unusual place I found gluten was plain vanilla ice cream. Once while at the beach, my in-laws wanted to treat the family to ice cream. I explained I couldn't go to an ice cream shop, so they went to the grocery store. When they got back, I casually looked at the ingredients for the vanilla ice cream. Wheat was the first ingredient - in ICE CREAM!!! The gluten contamination elimination diet might help.

Mast Cells and Celiac – Part 1: The Immune System

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome and Mastocytosis are big topics. How these diseases relate to celiac disease is a big, complex interaction. In order to get to specifically how mast cells work, I think I need a basic understanding of some big concepts in the immune system. I've had to go back to learn a lot of concepts about the immune system simply to make sense of the mast cell interactions in the body. I'm sharing my learning journey with you!