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Why is a person with celiac disease able to eat rice?
A person with celiac disease can have as much rice as they want. Rice is its own food group. ...
Asked in Health
What is glutten free and why people need glutten free?
The reason for not eating gluten is when you have Celiac disease. Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in everyday products such as medicines, vitamins, and lip balms. If a food is gluten free it means it doesn't contain gluten or any grains containing...
Asked in Celiac Disease
What is celiac desase?
Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in everyday products such as medicines, vitamins, and lip balms. When people with celiac disease eat foods or use products containing gluten, their immune system responds by damaging or destroying villi-the tiny, fingerlike protrusions lining the small intestine. Villi...
Are people with celiac disease allowed to eat food with malt flavoring?
"Malt flavoring" is a derivative of barley, and therefore unsafe for celiacs to consume. ...
Asked in Health, Food & Cooking, Gluten
Why do people hate those who practice a gluten free diet?
Not everyone hates them, and nobody hates everyone who eats gluten-free. People who suffer from Celiac Disease actually get very sick if they eat gluten, and so it is reasonable for them to avoid it. However, if you don't have Celiac Disease there is no reason whatsoever not to eat gluten. Avoiding it is a food fad, and a lot of people find food faddists to be very annoying. ...
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What is Celiac disease, and how does it affect one's health?
Celiac Disease (CD) is a lifelong inherited autoimmune condition affecting children and adults. When people with CD eat foods that contain gluten, it creates an immune-mediated toxic reaction that causes damage to the small intestine and does not allow food to be properly absorbed. ...
Asked in Allergies, Head, Ears, and Nose, Gluten
How do food technologists help people with gluten allergies?
food technologists, who have a vast understanding of chemistry, use that knowledge to create dietary substitutes for people who need gluten-free diets, such as those who have celiac disease and or wheat allergy. ...
Is celiac disease fatal?
No, celiac disease is not fatal. you have nothing to worry about. I've had celiac disease for 3 years and I'm fine. all you have to do is stay off gluten, or wheat. You have to avoid wheat, rye, barley and any other grain in which the protein gluten is found. Most if not all people with Celiac disease must also avoid gluten by-products like malt that is used in many processed foods. Most every commercially prepared food product has some form...
Asked in Autoimmune Diseases, Celiac Disease
Is there financial assistance available to help with the cost of the expensive special food necessary for people with celiac disease?
if you save your grocery slips you can claim your gluten free food on medical expences on your income tax ...
Why people eat food made with wheat a recreation destroys the vili in the small intestine what problems would you expect these people to experience?
They would have Celiac Disease which will cause bowel disorders, lack of food absorbsion, and many other uncomfortable symptoms. Some one with this can be identified by medical tests, should avoid all glutens and get incontact with the Celiac Foundation. ...
Asked in Gluten
Why in recent years has gluten become bad for the diet?
A small percentage of people have Celiac disease, where the consumption of gluten can damage the intestines. For the majority of people, eating food which contains gluten is not a health issue. ...
Are people with celiac disease allowed to eat food with coconut oil?
Celiac disease is caused by a reaction to gliadin, a gluten protein found in wheat (and similar proteins of the tribe Triticeae which includes other cultivars such as barley and rye). PURE coconut oil will not contain any gliadin and thus should be safe for celiacs to eat. ...
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You have celiac disease is there gluten in katchup?
Well....not really but the ketchup has distilled vinegar so people with Celiac Disease have to get Organic Ketchup. Some vinegars use a modified food starch or vegetable protein. You'd need to check with the manufacturer of your favorite brand to find out whether theirs is derived from wheat, corn, or some other plant source. ...
Asked in Health, Allergies, Celiac Disease, Gluten
If you eat gluten free food can you become celiac?
No, because celiac is an autoimmune disease that occurs in those who are genetically predisposed to it. Like a person who goes vegan (or dairy-free) doesn't become lactose intolerant. ...
How do allergies relate to the immune system?
allergies can effect how a person absorbs nutrients. if you dont get he proper nutrients your immune system can be compromised. except in the case of celiac disease which is not a food allergy. It is an actual immune response to gluten (wheat and other grains). Google celiac disease for more info. ...