Ask the Dietitian

Do you have unanswered general nutrition questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle? Our dietitian is 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

Feeding Gluten Free Update

A new year brings with it much excitement and goal-setting, not just for NCA as an organization, but for each of our programs. For Feeding Gluten Free specifically, we have encountered much progress and some setbacks over the past year. We are grateful to still be able to offer the

Exciting News: White House Strategy for Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

If you recall, in September of 2022, the White House announced its national, 8-year strategy to end hunger and improve nutrition and health. Read more about NCA’s announcement and involvement in this. Since then, interested parties have attended monthly meetings where representatives from various governmental departments present on their roles and

Celiac Disease and Gluten Free in the News

Physicians Weekly summarized a recent study that examined the relationship between serological markers and alterations in the intestinal mucosa in kids with celiac disease. Click here to read this summary. The main objective of this study was to determine the contributory role of gut microbiota and microbial metabolites in pediatric celiac

Around the Nation

What's Happening Near You?Find an Event: Please visit our Events Page to learn about other local virtual or in-person events as well as nationwide virtual options.Virtual Support MeetingsVirtual support group meetings are hosted by NCA. These meetings, open to all, will be held from 7 to 8 pm Eastern Time on

A new abbreviation and a definition

New AbbreviationYou may notice that we are transitioning to the use of CeD instead of CD as an abbreviation for celiac disease. This is to distinguish between other diseases including Castleman and Crohn’s that use CD.DefinitionCross contact is the correct term to use when gluten-free food has had contact with

Legacy Giving

A legacy gift or bequest is a lasting investment in the National Celiac Association, advancing our mission and ensuring our ability to provide education, advocacy, and support for people with celiac disease, their families, and their community as we have for 30 years.If you would like to learn more about