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Study Finds A Gluten-Free Diet in Adults Without Celiac Disease May Increase Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

A research study published in British Medical Journal concluded that long-term gluten consumption is not associated with risk of coronary heart disease, but rather, a lack of gluten in the diet may affect cardiovascular risk. The study, co-authored by Celiac Disease Foundation Research Committee member, Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, and Celiac Disease Foundation Medical Advisory Board […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Releases New Celiac Disease Fast Facts

Are you still learning the ins and outs of celiac disease? Do you feel overwhelmed with all of the information? Celiac Disease Foundation has the perfect resource for you. Our Celiac Disease Fast Facts include important truths and details about living with celiac disease and the gluten-free diet. The CDF Fast Facts discusses how to […]

NASSCD Releases Summary Statement on Oats

The North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD), the organization that represents this continent’s leading celiac disease researchers, has released a statement seeking to clarify its position on oats as a gluten-free food. NASSCD reports that most experts concur that oats uncontaminated by wheat, barley, and rye can be safely consumed by most people […]