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Jane Anderson
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Those of us on the East Coast likely are watching Tropical Storm Arthur right now (I am -- we're too close to its path for comfort). It might not be a bad time to update your own personal disaster plan if you must follow the gluten-free diet:
If you're forced out of your home due to extreme weather or another disaster, you'll need to bring your own gluten-free food. Here's how to prepare.
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Can you get glutened ordering sushi? You bet! Here's how to stay safe at a sushi restaurant:
Sushi is safely gluten-free, right? Wrong. Learn the risks and how to avoid them when you follow the gluten-free diet and dine at a sushi restaurant.
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Are you allergic to soy sauce (even the GF sauces), or do you have a gluten reaction? I'm always trying to understand people when they say they are "allergic" to something when talking about gluten.
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This question always intrigued me (not that I'm looking to get out of mowing the lawn or anything):
Many people have lawns made of ryegrass. Can you get glutened if you have a ryegrass lawn? What if you mow it?
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A conversation with a reader about why she's reacting to certain foods (but not others) made me realize more people may find this article useful -- could this be why you get glutened by some foods but not others?
Different food products meet different standards for "gluten-free." Learn how to eliminate the most trace gluten from your diet.
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 wrote this last summer, but it's even more relevant now. It's so easy for people to recite the tired old "it's all in your head" based on the latest study showing pure gluten doesn't cause digestive symptoms in people with non-celiac gluten sensitivity (it does cause depression, as I reported yesterday). But they're forgetting that those same people felt much better off of wheat (not just gluten, but every part of wheat). IMHO, it doesn't matter if you're reacting to the gluten in wheat or something else in wheat -- we'll just need to change the name to non-celiac wheat sensitivity :)
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Last year, I started having symptoms seemingly related to "typical" gluten intolerance (bloating/extreme nerve pain in hands/feet, swelling, trouble breathing, etc), so I started eating gluten free and my
symptoms improved dramatically. Yesterday, i took a
gluten-free multi-vitamin for the first time and my symptoms came back with a vengance. Now i am wondering if i could be having a reaction to the folic acid added to most wheat products instead of the actual gluten. I am also wondering if there is a difference between folic acid that occurs naturally in food and that which is added to foods/vitamin supplements. Thank you and have a nice day!
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A talk with a fellow parent made me think of this issue -- could this be the root cause of her child's school problems? 
Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity appear to cause ADHD symptoms in some kids and adults. Could a gluten-free diet help manage attention problems?
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I woke up this morning knowing I had to have some really good chocolate today, and I thought someone else might want some, too. Here's the list of gluten-free chocolate: 
Craving gourmet chocolate? Here's a list of gluten-free chocolate bars, along with information on which chocolate bars contain gluten.
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Tired of gluten-free beer, but not sure what else you can bring to that summer barbecue?
Not wild about gluten-free beer? Here are some gluten-free alternatives to beer, including ciders and other bottled drinks.
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Harvester Brewing out of Portland!  Make amazing IPA out of chestnuts!  Best beer I have had since diagnosis! http://www.harvesterbrewing.com/home 
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A new study out this week shows that we're not imagining brain fog -- it really does exist, you can measure it, and it absolutely improves on the gluten-free diet. However, it's not clear why it improves.
Brain fog improved for people newly diagnosed with celiac disease once they started the gluten-free diet, but it's not clear why, a study finds.
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Did you know celiac disease symptoms frequently are different in men than in women? For Men's Health Week and Father's Day:
Learn which celiac disease symptoms affect men most frequently.
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Do you get depressed when you get glutened? Guess what: You're not imagining your symptoms
A study finds gluten causes depression among people with gluten sensitivity, which may be one reason those people feel better on the gluten-free diet.
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This is extremely irresponsible.  As with most of the information you provide on your website, this is based on a single study that in a very broad sense lends some credence for your gluten obsession. Until you have either a degree in Neuropsychology, Psychiatry or Gastroenterology please restrict your statements to your respective knowledge base. You are adding to an established problem of anxiety and hypochondrias with this nonsense. 
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There's been a lot of buzz this week over an eight-month-old study which some now are using to support statements like "Study Proves Gluten Sensitivity Isn't Real" ... but that's not what the study says at all. The truth is a lot more complicated (but doesn't make for clicky headlines) -- yes, it could be FODMAPs, but it also could be some other component in wheat. Here's what I wrote about it back in September: 
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As a multi-year veteran of the gluten-free diet, I help people who have celiac disease and gluten sensitivity learn how to cope with living gluten-free.
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Celiac disease, an autoimmune condition, occurs when your body can't digest gluten. Gluten intolerance/gluten sensitivity, a different condi