For those with celiac disease, a gluten-free diet is medically necessary to protect the lining of the small intestine from damage due to inflammation. When people think about a gluten‐free diet, however, they often first think of white rice, potatoes, and corn as the best go-to’s for carbohydrate alternatives. However, these foods may not be the most […]
May is Celiac Awareness Month, and luckily for our clients, registered dietitian and FEED founder, Lara Field, is a celiac disease specialist with nearly a decade of experience guiding individuals through the gluten-free diet. What is Celiac disease? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder, mainly affecting the upper portion of the small intestine. When individuals with celiac […]
The word “gluten-free” is gaining in popularity. Long gone are the days where consumers had to order gluten-free foods online, and the aisles of the supermarket only stocked gluten-containing options. These days, gluten-free products are booming, and there is a heightened awareness of gluten-free foods. In 2011, reports indicated the retail gluten-free food market grew […]
Check out my latest article in IMPACT – University of Chicago Celiac Disease Spring Newsletter. Whole Grains and the Gluten Free Diet – Can You Still Be Whole Without the Wheat?