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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive condition triggered by consumption of the protein gluten, which is primarily found in bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and many other foods containing wheat, barley or rye.

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Gluten-free: What does that mean?

A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. It's important to know how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.

Judy Nichols, N.P. By Judy Nichols May 17, 2018

All in the family: Working together to help young girl heal from celiac disease

For most of her young life, 3-year-old Hazel Sargent of Garden City, Minnesota, had tummy troubles. She was frequently constipated and never a big eater. Then one day last spring, she woke up from a nap and was lethargic.

October 30, 2017

All about food allergies

What if you had to carefully read the ingredients of every food you ate in order to avoid an allergic reaction? Life at the dinner table is very different for the small percentage of Americans who are allergic to certain foods. Recent studies show that approximately five percent of children under the age of 5, and three percent of adults are allergic to at least one food.

April 22, 2014

Digesting the details of celiac disease: Part 2 of 2

Risks, complications and treatment of celiac disease


Grace Fjeldberg RDN By Grace Fjeldberg May 3, 2013

Digesting the details of celiac disease: Part 1 of 2

There are many questions about celiac disease, and knowledge and understanding will help you to identify and treat this condition.

Grace Fjeldberg RDN By Grace Fjeldberg May 3, 2013