April 2011

Constipation and Obesity: A Celiac Case Study


Read this interesting case study of a 12 year old girl with chronic constipation revealing that celiac disease can occur in those with constipation and/or obesity.



How Closely Do I Need to Follow the Gluten-Free Diet?



Find out in Shelley’s column in Allergic Living and the research by Dr. Carlo Catassi on a safe gluten threshold. 



Avoiding Gluten Contamination in the Kitchen


Check out Shelley’s advice for preventing cross contamination in the kitchen. Here are more tips from dietitians for preventing cross contamination.



French Fries in a Dedicated or Non-Dedicated Fryer?


Dietitian Tricia Thompson, a specialist in celiac disease shares information about French fries done in non-dedicated fryers.



1 in 133…It’s a BIG DEAL



Gluten-free community leaders, celiac researchers and food companies are joining together on May 4 in Washington, DC for the first Gluten-Free Food Labeling Summit. This event is to draw attention to the delay in the gluten-free labeling regulation by the FDA and raise awareness of celiac disease. The event will also feature the world’s largest gluten-free cake.



Gluten-Free and Celiac In The News


Gaining Loyalty in the Gluten-Free Market



Shelley’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements



June 7-8, 2011

Celiac Disease & the Gluten-Free Diet, McMaster Pediatric Nutrition Days

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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June 8, 2011

Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity & the Gluten-Free Diet, CCA Hamilton/Burlington Chapters

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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July 18, 2011

The Gluten-Free Boom...What's The Buzz All About? Florida Dietetic Association Conference

Weston, FL

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