Eating plan for the first year being gluten free!
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EPI and Celiac
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) and celiac disease may be common cohorts. Today we will discuss the pancreas functions, what EPI is, and what the research says about celiac and EPI.
Sorry everyone, I’ve been missing writing about celiac disease. With the election, life, a new job, and a tween that is making me crazy, I’ve been remiss in keeping up with this blog.
Gluten free food boredom is a real thing. Many times, those of us with food issues like to stick to the same foods because we know they are safe and we won’t get sick. I think this is both good and bad.
Gluten introduction and babies
Expecting a baby is nerve racking and exciting time. Parents can begin to introduce solid foods at 4 to 6 months. For most, this is a very exciting time. But for those with celiac, moving to solid foods can be a time a of great concern. If a parent or sibling has celiac disease, there is a much greater chance that the child will have celiac disease. So, when is the best time to introduce gluten containing foods to at risk children?
Wild, wild west
For the most part, I often feel like celiac disease is the wild west. Science knows a lot about celiac disease. It is the only autoimmune disease with a known trigger – gluten. When gluten is removed from the diet, all is supposed to be okay. But many people diagnosed with celiac don’t get to “healthy”.
Ongoing Nutrient Deficiencies
Yes, people with celiac disease have nutritional deficiencies. Many times the deficiencies are found at diagnosis and can even lead…
Rules of Celiac
Eleven rules every celiac should live by.
Why do I need a diagnosis?
I read this a lot. I used to think it was unimportant. Now, I’m not so sure. Having celiac disease…
Social Interactions with Celiac disease
We all leave our houses at some point and have to interact with the outside world. We have to interact with people when ordering food at a restaurant, talking to friends and family about what we can and cannot eat, and we have to talk to strangers about our disease. What words do we use? How do we describe our disease?