People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

People Are Now Taking Placebo Pills to Deal With Their Health Problems —And It’s Working
For over 20 years, Linda Buonanno lived in fear that her irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) would suddenly interrupt her daily routine with frequent trips to the bathroom and unbearable cramping. Buonanno, now a 71-year-old medical assistant and hairdresser from Methuen, Mass., tried everything from drugs to dairy-free diets. Nothing worked. She remembers a particularly tough period over 10 years ago, when she was working on the factory floor of a medical-device company for up to 10 hours a day, six days a week. When an IBS episode would strike, her co-workers would cover for her as she huddled in a corner, keeled over in pain...
Source: TIME: Health - August 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alexandra Sifferlin Tags: Uncategorized medicine Research Source Type: news

Gluten-free food on NHS prescription in England
A further consultation has been launched on gluten-free foods on prescription. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - August 22, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Is Oatmeal Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Oatmeal is a near-universally beloved breakfast. While it has historically been enjoyed across Europe, Russia and the U.S., oatmeal is rapidly gaining popularity in developing countries because of its affordability and its perceived health properties. But is oatmeal really good for you? To answer that question, it’s first important to differentiate among all the different types of oatmeal. There’s steel-cut and rolled, quick-cooking and instant. But all of these terms refer to different methods of preparing hulled oats for cooking. “You can’t eat an unprocessed oat straight from the field,” sa...
Source: TIME: Health - August 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

Why I decided to give up all my favorite foods for the Whole 30 Challenge
The Whole30 aims reset your diet by removing notable foods from your diet for 30 days. Could I really survive without sugar, gluten, grains, dairy, legumes for a month? (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - August 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: GMA Source Type: news

Little Evidence Exclusion Diets Reduce IBS Symptoms Little Evidence Exclusion Diets Reduce IBS Symptoms
There is too little data to recommend a gluten-free diet (GFD) for reducing symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), according to a new systematic review.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - August 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Source Type: news

Bans on gluten-free prescribing save the NHS money in the short-term but the impact on patients is unclear
Full or partial bans on GPs prescribing gluten-free (GF) foods to people with coeliac disease save the NHS money in the short-term. But the impact on patients, especially those from deprived areas, is unknown, NIHR-funded researchers at the University of Bristol have warned. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - August 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research, Health; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School; Press Release Source Type: news

Diet and a New Drug: A One-Two Punch Against Gluten? Diet and a New Drug: A One-Two Punch Against Gluten?
Studies at DDW 2018 addressed a constant challenge for patients with celiac disease: adherence to a gluten-free diet. Also, the experimental agent AMG 714 may reduce symptoms after gluten exposure.Medscape Gastroenterology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - August 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology Commentary Source Type: news

Scientists boost the nutritional quality of gluten-free bread by adding freeze-dried red potatoes to the dough
(Natural News) Gluten-free bread is all the rage these days, but one issue that some people have with it is its nutritional content – or seemingly lack thereof. The absence of grains, for one, means that gluten-free bread could also be low in protein, dietary fiber, and essential minerals. Indeed, there are ways to work... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Quorn recalls 6,500 packs of gluten-free veggie burgers
Gluten-free vegetarian burgers made by UK food manufacturer Quorn are being recalled because they may actually contain gluten after a packaging mix up the company blames on 'human error'. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Loaded With Sugar Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Loaded With Sugar
Children's foods that are promoted as gluten-free tend to be lacking in nutritional value and loaded with sugar just like other packaged kids'products on grocery store shelves, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Gluten free kids' snacks are full of sugar, study reveals
Charlene Elliott, a food marketing and children's health researcher at the University of Calgary in Canada, said processed foods aimed at children are nutritionally poor, even those supposedly healthy. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gluten-free kids' foods loaded with sugar
(Reuters Health) - Children's foods that are promoted as gluten-free tend to be lacking in nutritional value and loaded with sugar just like other packaged kids' products on grocery store shelves, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Gluten-free foods aimed at kids not healthier than regular products: Study
Despite being associated with a "health halo," gluten-free foods marketed to children are often high in sugar and aren't nutritionally superior to regular products aimed at kids, a study has found. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Calgary Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Fall Short on Nutrition
Almost 9 out of 10 gluten-free foods aimed at children could be classified as having a poor nutritional value, a new study found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Hidden and Accidental Gluten Exposure in Celiac Disease Hidden and Accidental Gluten Exposure in Celiac Disease
Inadvertent gluten exposure can pose a risk to patients with celiac disease.Medscape Internal Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Internal Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

Child-Targeted Gluten-Free Products No Healthier
MONDAY, July 23, 2018 -- Child-targeted gluten-free products do not appear to be healthier, with similar levels of sugar and poor nutritional quality as product equivalents, according to a study published online July 23 in Pediatrics. Charlene... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 23, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Fall Short on Nutrition
MONDAY, July 23, 2018 -- Gluten-free foods are one of the latest nutritional trends, with many parents assuming foods with a gluten-free label are healthier than foods with gluten. But new research says that's just not true, unless your child truly... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Fall Short on Nutrition
Title: Gluten-Free Kids' Foods Fall Short on NutritionCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/23/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - July 23, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Is Hummus Actually Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Hummus, the chickpea-based dip that’s a staple in many Middle Eastern cuisines, is on the rise in the U.S. Multiple factors are fueling its growing popularity, according to the USDA: Hummus is naturally gluten-free, and Americans now have bigger appetites for healthier snacks. But how healthy is hummus? Here’s what the experts say. What is hummus made of? Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini (sesame paste), lemon juice and spices, and this mix makes for a nutrient-dense food, says Elizabeth G. Matteo, a registered dietitian at Boston University’s Sargent Choice Nutritio...
Source: TIME: Health - July 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sophia Gottfried Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime Source Type: news

12 Signs of celiac disease you should never ignore
(Natural News) People with celiac disease cannot eat the protein called gluten because it harms their small intestine. Apparently, although this autoimmune disease is now common, with a prevalence of approximately one person out of 100 in the world, most of them are unaware that they have it. Here are 12 signs of celiac disease... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 3, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Your Guide to Creating Dairy-Free Nut, Seed and Rice Milks
When I create recipes, I always try to cater to people who have intolerances to ingredients such as lactose. Nut and seed milks are a delicious lactose-free alternative to traditional dairy milk, and they can be used in a variety of recipes that require the real thing. They can also provide your body with essential minerals such as calcium and magnesium. In my cookbook Purely Delicious, I created a full chapter exclusively to these concoctions — 12 total, all with their own unique benefits and flavor profiles. The key ingredient you choose to make your dairy-free milks with will ultimately determine the taste and tex...
Source: TIME: Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Valuing Gluten - Free Food Tied to Better Dietary Intake
But young adults who do so also more likely to engage in unhealthy weight control behaviors (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - June 21, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Psychiatry, Journal, Source Type: news

Valuing Gluten-Free Food Tied to Better Dietary Intake
THURSDAY, June 21, 2018 -- Young adults who value gluten-free food usually do so as part of a healthier dietary pattern, though they are also more likely to engage in unhealthy weight control activities, according to a study published online June 18... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 21, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Young adults that go gluten-free are more likely to purge and smoke
A new study from the University of Minnesota say that young adults ho regularly eat gluten-free foods are more likely to purge, smoke and have bad body images, hurting their overall health. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Valuing gluten-free foods relates to health behaviors in young adults
(Elsevier) In a new study featured in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, researchers found that among young adults valuing gluten-free foods could be indicative of an overall interest in health or nutrition. These young adults were more likely to engage in healthier behaviors including better dietary intake and also valued food production practices (e.g., organic, non-GMO, locally sourced). Of concern, they were also more likely to engage in unhealthy weight control behaviors and over-concern about weight. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Celiac Disease: More Prominent in Women, Underdiagnosed in Kids, and other Epidemiologic Trends
Studies of celiac disease at DDW 2018 found low rates of non-celiac gluten sensitivity, lower detection in women vs men, and that the pediatric poulation is underdiagnosed. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - June 10, 2018 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Veronica Hackethal, MD Tags: Conferences/Digestive Disease Week Source Type: news

Is gluten-free a healthy way to eat?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - June 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Ascension of Cauliflower
Food companies are capitalizing on the low-carb, gluten-free trend by using vegetables like cauliflower to replace flour, rice and other simple carbs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ANAHAD O ’ CONNOR Tags: Rice Cooking and Cookbooks Cauliflower Vegetables Pizza Food Carbohydrates Pasta Diet and Nutrition Flour Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Flourless Orange Cake
I adore baking with whole fruits. Citrus fruits in particular, such as oranges, impart rich aromatics that are very refreshing on the palate. This flourless orange cake is simple to make and scented with whole sweet oranges, vanilla, almonds and honey to create a truly irresistible gluten-free treat that’s perfect for any occasion. It’s also extremely moist, so it’ll keep in the fridge for at least a week, and in my opinion, become even more delicious as the flavors deepen over time I love to serve this cake with a dollop of thick natural yogurt or crème fraîche, but it’s also just as d...
Source: TIME: Health - June 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food Source Type: news

Could your fad diet be FATAL?
Giving up dairy or gluten is now commonplace but nutritionists warn it could have devastating effects. ELIZABETH ARCHER investigates (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could your fad diet be FATAL? Nutritionists warn of devastating effects
Giving up dairy or gluten is now commonplace but nutritionists warn it could have devastating effects. ELIZABETH ARCHER investigates (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Explaining the science on why wheat consumption leads to psychiatric conditions like schizophrenia
(Natural News) For over half a century, the relationship between wheat consumption and the development of certain mental disorders was unclear. This, despite previous reports that indicate that the connection is due to the presence of a variety of pharmacologically active properties in wheat. More recently, however, researchers have discovered that due to the gluten... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the first signs of gluten intolerance?
Gluten is present in many foods, and a person ’s digestive system can be affected by gluten. They can experience symptoms that include constipation and fatigue, which may indicate a tendency for gluten intolerance. Learn more about the symptoms of gluten intolerance here and how avoiding specific foods may relieve them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Do you avoid gluten and dairy? You could be a nutrichondriac
A new study reveals nearly half of British adults believe they have a food intolerance, despite only 15 per cent having an allergy test. It's led nutritionists to coin a new term for this obsession. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The war on gluten
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Servick, K. Tags: Genetics, Medicine, Diseases, Scientific Community Feature Source Type: news

Experimental drug eases effects of gluten for celiac patients on gluten-free diet
(Digestive Disease Week) An investigational new drug offers hope of relief for celiac disease patients who are inadvertently exposed to gluten while on a gluten-free diet. Findings of the first phase 2 study of a biologic immune modulator in celiac disease will be presented at the upcoming Digestive Disease Week ® (DDW) 2018. Inadvertent exposure to gluten can be a frequent occurrence for celiac patients that triggers symptoms, such as pain in the gut and diarrhea, due to intestinal damage. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - May 22, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Coeliac disease: 12 signs you might need to go gluten free
This week is coeliac awareness week and director of Coeliac UK, Norma McGough, says some symptoms such as depression, bad balance and tooth loss are not what people might expect. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

' Gluten-Free' Means What It Says
The only way to manage celiac disease is to avoid eating foods containing gluten. Learn how FDA's definition of'gluten free'on food labels makes that possible. (Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates)
Source: FDA Consumer Health Information Updates - May 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

EverlyWell, which can tell if you have STDs or gluten sensitivity, names first CFO as it aims for $20M in annual revenue
Sales have taken off at EverlyWell since it appeared on "Shark Tank" — so much so that it needs a new executive in the C-suite in charge of its ballooning finances. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 1, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Will Anderson Source Type: news

Van's Foods Voluntarily Recalls Gluten Free Waffles in Eleven States
Van's Foods is voluntarily recalling approximately 1,584 cases of Van's Gluten Free Waffles with a lot code date of #A640234710 –WL2, BEST BY AUG 22, 2018 and UPC CODE 8994730206. The products were distributed solely to food retailers in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

UPDATED: Van ’s Foods Voluntarily Recalls Gluten Free Waffles Due to Gluten, Undeclared Wheat & Undeclared Milk
Van ’s Foods is voluntarily recalling Van’s Gluten Free Waffles with a lot code date of #A640234710–WL2, BEST BY AUG 22, 2018 and UPC 0 89947 30206 4. The products are being recalled because a limited number of the wrong packaging were used during the production of Van’s Belgian Waffles. The pro duct inadvertently packaged in the Van’s Gluten Free Waffle box contains gluten, undeclared wheat and undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, wheat or gluten run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. These produ cts ...
Source: Food and Drug Administration - April 29, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Prescribing of Gluten-Free Foods Declining in England
THURSDAY, April 19, 2018 -- Recent policy changes have led to a decline in the prescribing of gluten-free foods in England, according to research published online April 16 in BMJ Open. Alex J. Walker, Ph.D., from the University of Oxford in the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Proof that going GLUTEN-FREE could be a TOTAL WASTE of your time
Gluten: it ’s the sticky protein that gives cake its bounce and bread its chew, but — with sales of gluten-free products soaring — many of us seem to believe we can’t stomach it. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study shows huge variation in gluten-free food prescribing
Variation is not driven by ‘obvious medical factors’ Related items fromOnMedica Gluten-free food Dropping ‘low value prescription items’ set to save NHS ‘millions’ Gluten-free gruel Gluten-free diet not recommended for people without coeliac disease (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - April 17, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Ask Well: How Can Oats, Which Don ’ t Contain Gluten, Be Labeled ‘ Gluten Free ’ ?
Oats, water, even sneakers may be advertised as “ gluten-free. ” (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: SOPHIE EGAN Tags: Gluten Celiac Disease Labeling and Labels (Product) Grain Regulation and Deregulation of Industry Diet and Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Where to go for gluten-free fast food
Many fast-food chains, such as Arby ’s, Burger King, and McDonald’s, now have gluten-free menus or gluten-free options. But a person with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity must be wary, as non-gluten foods can be contaminated by other products, depending on how they are prepared. Find out here what to do to be safe. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news