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Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

Celiac Nutrition Guide, 3rd Edition (Single Copy)

This easy to read “survival guide” outlines essential information for people diagnosed with Celiac disease.

Celiac

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by sensitivity to protein (gluten) found in wheat, barley and rye. If these grains are consumed by a person with celiac disease, an immune response is triggered and damage is caused to the lining small intestine.

Though celiac disease cannot be cured, the condition can be managed. The only treatment for celiac disease is to eat a gluten-free diet, but managing it also involves making sure you get all the vitamins and nutrients you need.

Diagnosed with Celiac Disease?

Wheat and Flour (Thumbnail)May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, a great time to learn more about this autoimmune disease, and how it can be managed through healthy eating and nutrition.

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Understanding Celiac Disease

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People with celiac disease cannot eat foods containing gluten. In people with celiac disease, the body's immune system responds to gluten by damaging the lining of the small intestine. Damage to the small intestine means nutrients cannot be fully used by the body. This can lead to nutrient deficiencies.

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If You Have Celiac Disease: Grains and Plant Foods to Include on Your Grocery List

Quinoa (sm)This list of grains and plant foods to include on your grocery list if you have celiac disease is not complete. People with celiac disease should discuss gluten-free food choices with a registered dietitian or physician who specializes in celiac disease.

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Celiacs: Avoid these Grains

Bread (sm)This list of grains to avoid if you have celiac disease is not complete. People with celiac disease should discuss gluten-free food choices with a registered dietitian or physician who specializes in celiac disease.

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Celiac Resources

Gluten Detective (sm)Resources for celiac disease, including the Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide.

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Processed Foods and Ingredients That May Contain Wheat, Rye and Barley

Sauces (sm)This list of processed foods and ingredients that may contain wheat, rye and barley is not complete. People with celiac disease should discuss gluten-free food choices with a registered dietitian or physician who specializes in celiac disease.

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Reducing the Risk from Food Allergies

Food Allergy Peanuts (thumb)Food allergies get lots of attention, so it’s natural to wonder about the potential harm to your child. While reactions to food can be serious, it’s important to know the facts and what you can do to reduce your child’s risk.

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