Gluten-Free Astrology: What the stars say about your diet and lifestyle

Do you eat gluten-free? Want astrological analysis, predictions, and advice just for you, plus a selection of celebs who share your sign—and perhaps your diet? Starting with Aries in March of 2013, every month I've posted just that. This time, I'm mixing it up with a special double edition of Gluten-Free Astrology....more

There is a Connection between Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

There is a sure connection between Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes....more
OM of Mom Thanks so much. I'm glad you liked the post, and you may be on to something with the ...more

Celiac Disease and Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Hi, Graver. Thanks for reading and I'm glad you enjoyed the article. The primary connection is ...more

Celiac and Gluten-Sensitivities, Myth or Gut-Wrenching Reality?

  Thank you so much, GlutenDude for this chart....more

Celiac Disease - Is It Really Another Eating Disorder?

Do you have or know young girls with Celiac Disease? Maybe you should take a look at this must read on eating disorders.http://www.canieathere.com/juli-la-porte-blog/op-ed-is-celiac-disease-another-type-of-eating-disorder...more

Do You Know How Celiac Disease Works?

By Alice Bast, President, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)@abast on TwitterIf someone asks you, “What is celiac disease?” you probably have a response ready and waiting. But have you ever thought about exactly what happens when your body reacts to gluten? What goes on that causes those symptoms? What makes it an “autoimmune” response?...more

Gluten-Free Grilling: Tips for Avoiding Cross-Contamination

Cross-contamination is always a concern for people living with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS).  With all the barbecues, parties and other festivities of the summer, it's easy to be overwhelmed by the gluten-free diet and cross-contamination risks, but summer is supposed to be a relaxing, stress-free time!  That's why the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has teamed up with The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. to bring you the "Staying Gluten-Free While Out and About this Summer" June blog series....more

Meet the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

I am excited to share my first blog post with the BlogHer community!  As the Communications Assistant with the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), I have been blogging about celiac disease, the gluten-free diet, lifestyle tips and more for about a year now on various platforms.  At NFCA, we’re on a mission to raise awareness of celiac disease, increase diagnoses and improve the quality of life for those on a lifelong gluten-free diet.  Now, I’m excited to get to work raising celiac awareness with the BlogHer community!...more