Do You Have Celiac Disease?
Celiac disease is a COMMON genetically linked disease. An environmental STRESS can activate celiac disease. In people with celiac disease, gluten exposure evokes an immune mediated response and damage to lining of the small intestine lining. Some of the most common symptoms are joint pain, anemia, diarrhea, constipation, fatigue and irritability. Link to symptoms . . . Enjoy and share this public service announcement . . .
The Celiac Sprue Association® is the major non-profit celiac support group in America with chapters, resource units and members across the country. Foreign members are also welcomed.
1 in 141 estimate of Celiac Disease Prevalence in the US. 7,798 persons in National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010. Most prevalent in white non-Hispanic women. Continue Reading . . .
CSA responds to the FDA Gluten-Free Labeling
The Omaha based, national celiac membership organization, the CSA has long awaited the final rule defining the term “gluten-free” for voluntary use in labeling. The rule was issued by the FDA on Friday August 2, 2013. The FDA was directed to issue...
"Food and Drug Administration Define "Gluten-Free" for Food Labeling" by the Food and Drug Administration