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International Gluten-Free Day

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Whether or not you follow a gluten-free diet, you should consider celebrating International Gluten-Free Day on January 13. International Gluten-Free Day was first organized in 2014 to raise awareness in the community about the aspects[…]

10 signs of gluten intolerance

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes Celiac disease affects about one in 100 people. People with this autoimmune condition cannot digest gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley. Other people may have gluten intolerance, a milder form of the[…]

What are autoimmune diseases?

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes The body’s immune system protects you from diseases and infections. But if you have an autoimmune disease, your immune system accidentally attacks healthy cells in the body. Autoimmune diseases can affect many parts of the[…]

12 myths about celiac disease

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes Celiac disease is a digestive disorder characterized by an autoimmune response to gluten, a protein found in rye, barley, wheat, triticale, and many other cereal grains. Celiac disease, if left untreated, can cause a variety[…]

Celiac disease: allergy or intolerance?

Estimated reading time: 1 minute Strictly speaking, there is neither allergy nor intolerance. The allergy is immediate, we are in contact with the allergen and develop symptoms immediately. In fact, celiac disease is an autoimmune disease (generating an immune response[…]