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March 2011
Healthy Tips and Recipes Using Pulses
Download this new FREE resource featuring 26 delicious recipes for meals, snacks and baked goods using pulses - aka legumes (chickpeas, beans, peas and lentils) from Pulse Canada developed in collaboration with Carol Fenster and Shelley Case. Also features information about buying, storing and using pulses including baking tips and healthy meal ideas, as well as nutritional composition of various pulses and flours.
Canada Passes Food Allergen and Gluten Labelling Regulations
Health Canada passed new regulations that will require mandatory declaration of major food allergens, gluten sources and sulphites in foods on February 16, 2011 that will come into effect August 4, 2012. Read about the 20 year saga surrounding these regulations. For more information about the regulations see:

Enhanced Labelling for Food Allergen and Gluten Sources and Added Sulphites

Canada Gazette (see pages 245-294)

Health Canada Food Allergen Labelling

Nutritious Convenience Foods Take the Challenge Out of GF Eating
Here are simple and healthy gluten-free ideas from dietitians featured in Today's Dietitian magazine.
Diabetes and Celiac Disease Research Study
The prevalence of celiac disease in people with Type 1 diabetes is much higher (2-12%) than the prevalence of celiac disease in the general population (1%). A research study investigating the screening practices in North America is being conducted by Suzanne Simpson, RD Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University; Shelley Case, Case Nutrition Consulting and Nancee Jaffe, Masters Nutrition Student. Health professionals please fill out this short survey.
Celiac & Gluten-Free Diet Continuing Education Credits
Need CE credits? Check out Shelley's power point presentation along with audio from this program on your PC online and earn 2 credits. Read Shelley's book and complete the self study test and earn 15 CE credits.
Gluten-Free and Celiac in the News
Celiac Disease vs Gluten Sensitivity - New Study

Wall Street Journal Gluten Sensitivity

Should I Try a Gluten-Free Diet?

Video Series on Celiac and Gluten-Free Diet

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Don't forget to download our free handouts on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.