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Category: Gluten Intolerance

Gluten Sensitivity: Should You Go Gluten-Free?   First Things First: What is Gluten? The proteins found in wheat are collectively called “gluten”. Gluten is found in many foods to act as a binder, even in some unexpected foods. Foods such as soups, soy sauce, condiments, and prepared foods can contain gluten. Why are there foods […]

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My previous segment introduced some of the symptoms and concerns regarding celiac disease and non-celiac gluten-sensitivity.  This segment will discuss some of the food terms that signal gluten in a product and the nutritional deficiencies that may come from a gluten-free diet. The providers at Granite Peaks Gastroenterology do not recommend a gluten-free diet for […]

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What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that is triggered when a person ingests or comes into contact with gluten. In autoimmune conditions, the body attacks itself. With celiac disease, the body does this because the immune system perceives gluten, a group of proteins found in wheat and some other grains, to […]

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Have you been recently diagnosed with Celiac Disease? Are you looking for celiac disease treatment?  Are you finding it difficult to transition into a gluten-free diet plan?     Most people are overwhelmed by the challenge of eating gluten-free as a part of celiac disease treatment. Here is a 7-day beginner’s Gluten-Free Meal Plan to help you start […]

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By Tamara Duker Freuman Copyright 2015 U.S. News & World Report The increased popularity of gluten-free diets has been accompanied by well-publicized debates as to whether widespread gluten intolerance is a real “thing” or just a fad. As a clinician, I leave the in-fighting to my colleagues in the research world and choose to focus […]

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Tasty Gluten-Free Recipes For Any Celiac Disease Sufferer For the enthusiastic sports fans, the start of the Fall season only means one thing:  It’s Football Season!  Let the tailgating begin.  No one wants to be left out of these popular game day favorites. At Granite Peaks Gastroenterology, we’re happy to pass along these gluten-free recipes […]

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