News and tips related to celiac desease and gluten-free diet

Tips for a gluten-free Christmas

23 de December, 2021|Tips and advices|

Christmas is all about coming together and having fun with family and friends, ideal for gatherings around the table. But what happens if there is a celiac in the family? What foods do we put on the table if there is a celiac at Christmas dinner? Do you have to organize two different menus? These [...]

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PlayCeliacos contest: meet the winners

7 de October, 2021|News and current affairs|

How did PlayCeliacos contest come from? #PlayCeliacos video contest arose as an initiative of GlutenDetect in collaboration with the Federation of Celiac Associations of Spain (FACE), to promote greater awareness and visibility of the daily "dangers" that the celiac group faces. Exposure to gluten, in different day-to-day situations, is more common than we think Many [...]

  • Interview with Luis Rodrigo Saéz, celiac disease expert

Interview with Luis Rodrigo Saéz, celiac disease expert

9 de August, 2021|News and current affairs, Scientific publications|

"Detection of GIP for monitoring adherence to the Gluten-Free Diet is a good help, but, unfortunately, its practice is still rare." - Luis Rodrigo Saéz  We had the opportunity to talk about celiac disease with Dr. Luis Rodrigo, Digestive Physician specializing in Celiac disease, Emeritus Professor of the University of Oviedo and member of the [...]

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Holidays with celiac children

28 de June, 2021|Uncategorized|

As we know, celiacs encounter a large number of gastronomic limitations away from home. For this reason, planning family vacations does not only involve thinking about free time, friends and outings because many times these are more of a concern than a moment of relaxation. Strict adherence to the Gluten Free Diet for children can [...]

5 Reasons For Ongoing Symptoms On A Gluten-Free Diet

13 de May, 2021|Uncategorized|

At the time of diagnosis of Celiac Disease, the premise that should be followed is: eat gluten-free, eat a healthy and balanced diet, and avoid cross contamination and inadvertent gluten intake. However, there are certain conditions that are responsible for ongoing symptoms, even after starting the Gluten Free Diet: Gluten intake continues In many times, [...]

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Nitrogen excess in wheat and celiac disease

29 de April, 2021|Uncategorized|

Wheat is the most consumed cereal Today, wheat is still the most consumed cereal in the world. It is true that its direct consumption has decreased in countries like the United States. However, the fact that their flour is used as a food additive has caused the annual wheat intake per person to increase. Nitrogen [...]

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Celiac Disease and Covid-19

25 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it a multitude of doubts and uncertainty. Thus, it has raised certain questions within the celiac community. Today we want to provide answers to these questions.  Are people with celiac disease considered a risk group? In the statement of the Spanish Society for Coeliac Disease (SEEC) we find the answer. [...]

Down Syndrome and Celiac Disease

18 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

Down syndrome is a genetic disorder that occurs in 1 in 600-700 pregnancies. It is caused by the presence of an extra copy of chromosome 21, (trisomy of pair 21), so that people with Down syndrome have 47 chromosomes instead of 46. Precisely in couple 21, we can find some of the related genes with [...]

Clinical manifestations of Celiac Disease

11 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

The first consensual definition of Celiac Disease was published in Acta Pediátrica in 1970. Currently, it is defined as an autoimmune-based multisystemic disease caused by gluten and related prolamines in genetically susceptible individuals (HLA DQ2 or DQ8 haplotypes). It is characterized by: a series of gluten-dependent symptoms, specific to Celiac Disease, and enteropathy. The clinical [...]

Celiac disease and lactose intolerance

3 de March, 2021|News and current affairs|

What is lactose intolerance? Lactose is a sugar present in mammalian milk. For its digestion, it must be broken down into glucose and galactose, a process mediated by the necessary action of an enzyme called lactase. This reaction takes place in the intestine, specifically in the villi of the small intestine, which are responsible for [...]