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Is There Gluten in My Medication?

Medicine cross contaminated with gluten

How Can You Tell if There is Gluten In Your Medicine? Seems like gluten is everywhere! But is gluten in your medication? There might be. Gluten is a common filler in many prescription and over the counter medications. A recent research report found that almost 20% of medicine contained gluten. The study also found that […]

Are Cheerios Gluten Free? Gluten Free Cheerios Recalled for Contamination of Wheat

Gluten-Free Cheerios? Are Cheerios Gluten Free? General Mills issued a voluntary recall of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios this week. The following was taken directly from’s website after their “gluten-free” factory was contaminated with wheat. “We are embarrassed & sorry to share an incident that occurred at our production facility in Lodi, California, that […]

FDA Sued Over Glutens in Medication

Is There Gluten In Medications? The Wall Street Journal recently reported a story about a New York resident filing a law suit against the FDA for not adequately regulating gluten in medications. Currently their is no confirmed or verified database on medications being dispensed and the possibility that they may contain gluten. Additionally, there is […]

Gluten Free In Italy

Keeping Gluten Out While Traveling Abroad I once had the wonderful opportunity to travel abroad in Italy for Spring Break. Though I travel frequently state side, this was the first time I have been out of the country longer than a week with a language and culture barrier in place. Often, one of the biggest […]

Is Quinoa Gluten Free?

gluten free quinoa

A commonly asked question for those embarking on a gluten free diet – “Is quinoa gluten free?” Gluten Free Quinoa Quinoa is actually not a grain. It is a pseudocereal seed used by many as a gluten free grain substitute. It is a commonly used staple crop in South America, specifically grown in the Andes. […]

Top Foods To Avoid On a Gluten Free Diet

Have you been trying to figure out what foods to avoid for gluten intolerance? Then you are in the right spot. This blog post will explain why gluten is harmful for those with celiac disease. For those just getting started on a gluten free diet, the task can be very daunting. Identifying what to avoid […]

Sources of Hidden Gluten & Cross Contamination

Gluten Free Doesn’t Always Mean Gluten Free Research shows that gluten in doses as small as 20 parts per million (1 breadcrumb) can cause inflammation.  It has also been established that gluten antibodies can stay in your system for several months.  Sources of hidden gluten and cross contamination  are lurking everywhere.  In order to successfully […]

Packaged Food – High Risk for Cross Contamination of Gluten

A new pilot study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association finds a that high number of “gluten free” products are cross contaminated… Twenty-two inherently gluten-free grains, seeds, and flours not labeled gluten-free were purchased in June 2009 and sent unopened to a company who specializes in gluten analysis. All samples were homogenized […]

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