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Archive for August, 2011

Gluten free in USA

Some of the foods that we associate with the USA such as crispy deep dish pizzas, the succulent new york deli sandwiches and juicy burgers are some treats that however are not gluten free. So this can leave a coeliac missing out and I do wonder how well the USA food establishments cater for coeliacs?

Coeliac disease a worldwide issue

I read recently that researchers at UmeƄ University in Sweden and the University of the Witwatersrand in South Africa have found that approximately 2 million children worldwide suffer with coeliac disease, 40,000 of which die each year due to the failure of being diagnosed. A frightening figure. Full details of the figures can be seen in the journal PLOS ONE