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Gluten-Free Living May/June 2018

Gluten-Free Living is completely dedicated to information for those who follow a gluten-free diet. We pack issues with essential reading about food labeling, ingredients, medical challenges and lifestyle solutions. No other specialty publication matches the depth of our editorial or the thoroughness of our original research.

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editor’s note

Dear Readers,In honor of Celiac Awareness Month in May, this issue of Gluten-Free Living features a wealth of information about the often-misunderstood condition. Find out how you can play a role in the search for a cure (page 54), explore the connections between celiac and several seemingly unrelated conditions (page 58), and learn about the diagnosis of asymptomatic celiac, which causes intestinal damage without the classic symptoms (page 52). For those of you who are newly diagnosed, we also present the truth behind five common myths about celiac and gluten (page 50).Gluten-free offerings have come a long way, both on supermarket shelves and in restaurants, cafés and other eateries. As you might have already realized, word of mouth is one of the best ways to find fantastic new food options.…

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more gluten-free bakeries and restaurants!

(SHUTTERSTOCK)NEW GFL BOARD MEMBER, page 8Last year we brought you a list of dedicated gluten-free restaurants and bakeries across the U.S. These welcoming environments where nothing is off limits (depending on other food intolerances) provide the feeling of normalcy that is often taken for granted—the freedom to order anything on the menu. Here are some new and updated entries since our last list was published a year ago.Where is your favorite dedicated gluten-free bakery or restaurant to grab a gluten-free meal or sweet treat? Let us know on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram!NEW OR COMING SOON» Majestic Bakery and Café, Hot Springs, Arkasas» New Dawn Gluten Free Bakery, Auburn, California» The Morning Dove Gluten Free Bakery & Café, Monterey, California» Veg On The Edge, Santa Cruise, California» Fatamorgana Gelato, Studio City,…

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california pizza kitchen’s cauliflower crust

(CARTOON, CHRISTOPHER BALDWIN)California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) introduced a cauliflower crust made with gluten-free ingredients to its menu in January. Eager to explore dishes that put vegetables at the center of the plate, CPK makes its cauliflower pizza crust in a certified gluten-free facility with a custom blend of mozzarella cheese, rice flour, herbs and spices.The new cauliflower crust provides a lower-carb alternative to its traditional gluten-free crust, which was added to the menu in 2013.“Putting our spin on a cauliflower-based crust seemed like a natural, and exciting, next step,” says Brian Sullivan, senior vice president of culinary innovation. “Now, we are proud to offer our guests a new, uniquely delicious way to enjoy their CPK pizza, with a vegetable-centric, cauliflower-based crust that’s made with high-quality, gluten-free ingredients.”Any CPK pizza can…

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geller joins gluten-free living advisory board

Marilyn G. Geller, chief executive officer of the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), has joined the Gluten-Free Living advisory board. “It is an honor to be appointed to the Gluten-Free Living advisory board,” Geller says. “I look forward to working together to spotlight celiac disease and gluten-free champions in our community, and to our shared commitment to advance celiac disease research. Gluten-Free Living provides a unique platform to reach the many people following a gluten-free diet who so often feel alone and who struggle to find a supportive community and credible information.”For 14 years, Marilyn’s son, Henry, suffered from debilitating symptoms despite seeking help from countless health professionals. A chance blood draw finally revealed that celiac disease was the cause of his suffering. From that day forward, Geller, a longtime health-care…

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top 5: reasons a gluten-free diet rocks

(TOP 5, SHUTTERSTOCK)Nobody likes being told what they can and can’t eat, but following a gluten-free diet is the only treatment for celiac. While omitting gluten is effective, many people find it challenging and disheartening because they focus on what they can’t eat anymore. And, of course, the added expense of gluten-free products doesn’t help the negative mindset. For those of you frustrated by the restriction—and in honor of Celiac Awareness Month—we’ve compiled our top five positive aspects of following a gluten-free diet.1. You choose where to eat.When planning a dinner out with friends or family, you are in the driver’s seat. This presents a prime opportunity to introduce others to fantastic gluten-free cuisine. Take advantage of the chance to find new places to grab a safe bite to eat.2.…

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staying safely gluten free

(SHUTTERSTOCK)Amy Keller, MS, RDN, LD, is a dietitian and celiac support group leader from Bellefontaine, Ohio.Q I was diagnosed with celiac a few months ago, and while I’m pretty good at avoiding gluten at the grocery store, I still am worried about my kitchen at home. My sister read that I need a new toaster, all new pots and pans, and that even my paper plates aren’t safe. Is this true?A Setting up a safe kitchen can feel overwhelming, but the good news is that it’s not necessary to throw everything away. Yes, you’ll want to buy a new toaster because the crumbs seem to linger no matter how much you clean it. If you live in a house with other people who may toast regular bread, keep your safe…