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  • ...make lemonade! Do you remember the adorable twins from the Little Twin Who Could story? Baker was recently diagnosed with celiac disease. Baker & Burke wanted to raise money for NCA during celiac awareness month so they decided to hold a lemonade sale (their first one ever)! Thank you, Baker & Burke! We appreciate your support! Join Baker & Burke in supporting NCA! DONATE NOW
  • Read NCA board member Chris Mirick's interview with Liteful Foods for celiac awareness month.
  • Do you have unanswered general nutrition questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle? Our dietitians are happy to answer your general nutrition questions about celiac disease. Please submit questions that are applicable to a general gluten-free audience. We regret that personal clinical questions (medical history, labs, supplements, etc.) cannot be addressed. Time allowing, every effort will be made to answer all submitted questions.  Click Here to Ask a Question This month's topics: Ancestry type testing for celiac genes. How to gain weight on a GF diet. Confusion about food labeling.
  • Purdue Foods has recalled Simply Smart Organics Poultry products including Gluten-Free Chicken Breast Tenders (11.2 oz plastic trays with a “USE BY MAY 20 2019” and UPC bar code of 072745-001437 on the label.) due to possible foreign matter contamination. Read about this recall here. Purely Elizabeth has recalled certain types of grain-free granola, including Coconut Cashew Grain-Free Granola, Banana Nut Butter Grain-Free Granola or our Pumpkin Spice + Ashwagandha Grain-Free Superfood Granola, due to possible contamination with foreign matter. Learn about this recall here. Ramela Heartland is recalling their Pearl Barley due to it being incorrectly labeled gluten-free. Learn
  • Q: I am so confused about food labeling. Is it ok to consume something that just says gluten free and therefore being under 20ppm? Are we supposed to buy just strictly certified gluten free products? Answer Food labeling can definitely be confusing when it comes to determining if a food is gluten-free. If a food is labeled gluten-free it has to contain less than 20 ppm gluten to adhere to the FDA requirements. Gluten-Free Labeling: The FDA requires foods that are labeled gluten-free to contain less than 20 ppm of gluten. Gluten-free labeling is voluntary. Food manufacturers are not required
  • Q: I have celiac disease and I desperately need to gain weight. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Answer If you are struggling to gain weight, make sure you follow up with your gastroenterologist or doctor to monitor your celiac disease, as weight loss/poor weight gain can be a sign of malabsorption and damage to the small intestine. Your doctor can do a blood test to check your levels of celiac specific antibodies to see how well the gluten-free diet is working. Inadvertent exposure to gluten is the most common cause of continuous damage to the small intestine. Below are some tips
  • Check out the ROCK - Raising Our Celiac Kids website! It features information for parents, kids and teens and clinicians. Does your child have any parties or celebrations coming up? Check out the Party Time article with tips & tricks from Katarina Mollo, MEd, RDN, LDN and celiac mom!
  • The contact information for the Denver, CO Chapter was listed incorrectly in the Spring/Summer 2019 issue of Gluten-Free Nation magazine. The correct contact information is:  303-513-1664  president@denverceliacs.org  http://www.denverceliacs.org