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Can people with Celiac Disease consume non-contaminated oats?

The safety of consuming oats has been a controversial issue for people with celiac disease over the past decade

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5 Fabulous Whole Grains You Need to Know

It’s time to re-connect with whole grains! Grains have had a bad rap since the dawn of the Atkins Diet in the 90’s and the recent Wheat Belly craze. Of course, not all grains are created equally! Whole grains (which contain the bran, the germ and the endosperm) can improve your health in a myriad […]

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5 Strategies for Living Gluten-Free

Dr. Justine Dowd, PhD shares her research and own experience with Celiac disease. Justine is currently a CIHR funded post-doctoral fellow working in the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of Calgary. Her research is in the area of health behaviour change and she is specifically using evidence-based strategies, such as self-compassion and self-regulation, to improve quality […]

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Celiac Disease: What You Don’t Know, Can Hurt You

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder that causes the immune system to attack the small intestines every time gluten is consumed. Symptoms can vary greatly and many people don’t experience any digestive symptoms at all, which makes diagnosing celiac disease difficult. In fact, it’s estimated that 83 percent of celiac sufferers in America are […]

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