Free E-Cookbooks for Gluten-Free & Diabetes Diets
See how peanuts & peanut butter fit deliciously in diets for diabetes and celiac disease. Read more
With life-threatening food allergies on the rise, drug companies ramp up new approaches
Allergies are on the rise and researchers are trying new methods to help combat potentially life threatening reactions. Source: With life-threatening food allergies on the rise, drug Read more
Gluten-Free Craze a ‘Double-Edged Sword’ for Celiac Patients
The gluten-free diet craze is both reassuring and upsetting to people with celiac disease who are allergic to the nutrient, a small study suggests. Source: Gluten-Free Craze a Read more
Benicar Side Effects May Include Gluten Intolerance Symptoms
According to Mayo Clinic researchers and the FDA, the common hypertension medication Benicar may cause severe gluten intolerance symptoms in some people. I’ve mentioned this before on Read more
Gluten-free fix? Treatment would let people with celiac eat gluten
The treatment, Nexvax2, is currently in a phase 2 clinical trial in Australia. Source: Gluten-free fix? Treatment would let people with celiac eat Read more
What causes heartburn? – Rusha Modi
Humans have been battling heartburn for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. But recently the incidence has risen, making it a common complaint worldwide. What causes this problem, and how Read more
Low Fodmap Spinach Gnocchi & IBS Constipation • Strands of My Life
Those with irritable bowel syndrome have either constipation, diarrhea or both. Today I have a video for you with some tips on preventing constipation. Source: Low Fodmap Spinach Gnocchi Read more
High polyphenol, low probiotic diet for weight loss because of intestinal microbiota interaction
Chem Biol Interact. 2011 Jan 15;189(1-2):1-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cbi.2010.10.002. Epub 2010 Oct 15. Review Source: High polyphenol, low probiotic diet for weight loss because of intestinal Read more
ELISA IgG Testing for Food Intolerances
Today many health professionals are utilizing IgG testing in order to diagnose food intolerances and sensitivities. But does IgG testing work? A large study proves otherwise. Here is an Read more
Testing for Food Reactions: Use IgE Testing, But MRT Testing is Not Validated / IgG testing is Found Useful
Nutr Clin Pract. 2010 Apr;25(2):192-8. doi: 10.1177/0884533610362696. Review Here’s an abstract of the referenced article from PubMed: Testing for food reactions: the good, the bad, Read more
Inside Crohn’s and UC Inflammation |
Take an animated tour to see the effects of inflammation, and download a discussion guide to bring to your next doctor appointment. Source: Inside Crohn’s and UC Inflammation | Read more
Crohn’s Disease Flare-Ups Causes & Managing Your Symptoms
Crohn’s typically varies between active periods and remission. Learn more about common flare triggers and tips for an effective management plan. Source: Crohn’s Disease Flare-Ups Read more
Parents, Schools Step Up Efforts To Combat Food-Allergy Bullying
Up to 32 percent of kids with food allergies have been taunted with foods that make them sick. Schools are moving beyond allergy awareness and “nut-free zones” to address this Read more
Fecal Profiling May Predict Dietary Response in IBS
Baseline VOCs correlate with symptom relief in patients on low-FODMAP diet Source: Fecal Profiling May Predict Dietary Response in Read more
Wandering Gut Bacteria Could Be Behind Conditions Like Lupus
Yale University researchers found that when a specific type of gut bacteria can relocate to other organs, and trigger an autoimmune response when it does. Source: Wandering Gut Bacteria Read more
Peanut Tolerance a Possibility with Lower Dose Maintenance OIT
Challenge failure may not mean treatment failure, study suggests Source: Peanut Tolerance a Possibility with Lower Dose Maintenance Read more
When IBS Overlaps with IBD
Inflammatory bowel disease patients in remission but with persistent symptoms respond well to therapies for irritable bowel syndrome Read on MedPage Today: When IBS Overlaps with Read more
Eating Disorders Do Not Equal Thinness
The body positive community’s emphasis on health, self-care, and a balanced approach to eating and living has offered a stark contrast to the imagery we’re used to. Users are encouraged Read more
Red cell distribution width as a marker of celiac disease: a prospective study
In patients in whom there is a strong clinical suspicion of coeliac disease, an elevated RDW despite normal haemoglobin concentration may be a reliable predictor of the disease Eur J Read more
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Breathing Exercises: Symptom Relief for IBS Through Breathing and Meditation
Stress is a key trigger that impacts gut health and IBS. Stress seems to worsen IBS, and IBS seems to make people stressed, so what do you do? As you may know, relaxing can help you manage Read more
The Overlapping Area of Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS) and Wheat-Sensitive Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): An Update
Gluten-related disorders have recently been reclassified with an emerging scientific literature supporting the concept of non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS). New research has specifically Read more
Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Oats
Health Canada consultation summary report Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Claims on Uncontaminated Read more
The race to diminish peanut allergies in kids
New therapies could treat the allergies, not just the symptoms. Source: The race to diminish peanut allergies in Read more
Who Would Have Thought Your Pancreas Could Be Causing Your Digestive Issues?
Most people don’t even know what the pancreas does, let alone how important it is to your digestive health. Watch to learn more, and talk to your doctor. Source: Who Would Have Thought Read more
Are Food Allergies On The Rise? Experts Say They Don’t Know
Despite assumptions that peanut and other allergies are becoming more common in the U.S., experts say they just don’t know. One challenge: Symptoms can be misinterpreted and diagnosis Read more
Down The Gullet: A Guided Tour Of Your Guts
In Gulp. Adventures on the Alimentary Canal, science writer Mary Roach takes a journey through the gut, from the secret healing powers of saliva to the taxonomy of poop. Along the trip, she Read more
Food To Cure What Ails You: When Cookbooks Treated Meals As Medicine
At the turn of the 20th century, when access to professional care was spotty, many cookbooks served up recipes for the sick — some (brandy) more appealing than others (toast water). Read more
If Raw Fruits Or Veggies Give You A Tingly Mouth, It’s A Real Syndrome
Pollen allergies can trigger reactions to fruits and vegetables. The condition — known as oral allergy syndrome — can come on suddenly and often goes undiagnosed. Source: If Raw Fruits Read more
This Test Can Determine Whether You’ve Outgrown A Food Allergy
Food allergies are tricky to diagnose, and many kids can outgrow them, too. A test called an oral food challenge is the gold standard to rule out an allergy. It’s performed under Read more
Oral bacteria in the gut could drive immune cell induction and inflammatory bowel disease
Professor Hattori and Professor Kenya Honda of Keio University School of Medicine led research to investigate the relationship between salivary microbes and IBD, and they found that when Read more
Allergy amplifier implicated in asthma also intensifies food allergy
La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology. We have relied on the strength of our people and the quality of our research. Source: Allergy amplifier implicated in asthma also Read more
Allergy Amplifier Implicated in Asthma also Intensifies Food Allergy
Histamine-releasing factor amplifies food allergies by working in concert with IgE to stimulate the release of histamine from mast cells. Allergy amplifier implicated in asthma also Read more
Allergy, intolerance or food sensitivity: what’s the difference?
The terms allergy and food intolerance are used interchangeably, but is a cheese-induced stomach ache the same as a life-threatening reaction to peanuts? Source: Allergy, intolerance or Read more