Wheat Starch in the Gluten-Free DietPatients with celiac disease or a gluten intolerance often wonder if gluten-free wheat starch is truly safe for them. Wheat products are typically off-limits for this population due to their gluten content, but gluten-free wheat starch is the one exception.What is Gluten-Free Wheat Starch?Starch, of
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.This month's
The Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (SSCD) released this statement on COVID-19 vaccines and children: With the news that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 5-11, we have received inquiries about the advisability
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 the second Tuesday of each month. Join for open conversation about gluten-free living! The next meeting will take place on Tuesday, December 14th. Register
A study team at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center led by Dr. Amelie Therrien is conducting a study that aims to observe, understand and determine the frequency of celiac-related symptoms and the impact on the quality of life in patients living with celiac disease during their pregnancy and the postpartum
Two major legislative actions are taking place RIGHT NOW that need YOUR SUPPORT:Food Labeling Modernization Act (FLMA) of 2021The Food Labeling Modernization Act (FLMA) of 2021 was introduced on August 3 by representatives Pallone and DeLauro, and Senators Blumenthal, Whitehouse, and Markey into the House and Senate (H.R. 4917/S.2594). Pertinent
If you or someone in your family has celiac disease, you know the importance of eating a strict gluten-free diet. Likely, and unfortunately, at some point you have eaten in a restaurant or possibly at home and got sick from the food. When you dine out, you are trusting the
Frequently Asked Questions about Memberships When is my membership due to renew? Visit the Member Area of the NCA website by logging in at https://nationalceliac.org/my-account/ If you have an automatically renewing membership, click on the Subscription tab of the Account Dashboard to see when your membership is scheduled to renew next.