celiac disease

Are oats okay for people who avoid gluten?

Are oats okay for people who avoid gluten?

Some, but not all oats, are okay for people with celiac disease or who avoid gluten. ‘Uncontaminated’ oats may be safe for these people to eat. But what does that mean exactly? I wanted to have some clarity around this topic so I looked into it a little deeper. At first I thought that it(…)

What is celiac disease? Should I avoid gluten?

What is celiac disease? Should I avoid gluten?

It may feel like following a gluten free diet is a relatively new thing, but my peers in the medical world know that it has been around for a long time. Within the medical community, a gluten free diet is something that people with celiac disease have  to follow. But with gluten sensitivity on the(…)