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Why Is 20ppm Of Gluten The Safe Level For Celiacs?

There has been a lot of talk recently about what 20ppm (parts per million) really means. Most countries use the Codex Alimentarius Commission standard of 20ppm as the gold standard for gluten free. As of last week (August 2nd, 2013) the United States have finally defined “gluten free” (Woohoo!!) and the FDA too have decided to go
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Gluten Free At Dunkin’ Donuts!

This isn’t something I ever thought likely but I know some donut loving gluten free folks out there who will be pretty excited about it. I’m happy to report that Dunkin’ Donuts in the US are testing out a gluten-free donut option!

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Is Quinoa Safe For Celiacs?

Could quinoa be unsuitable for some celiacs? Some folks think, possibly. I keep hearing about this quinoa possibly not being safe for celiacs malarky. There don’t seem to be any concrete findings on this issue as yet but I decided I was too intrigued by the possibility of quinoa being another dodgy grain for celiacs
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Celiac Disease Symptoms

Recently I was speaking to a friend who suffers from bad anemia and bloating after eating. She has had this for a while and doctors haven’t been able to pinpoint the reason. A huge siren went off inside my head when I heard this. This sounded just like me three years ago before I was
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