"It is now clear that the textbook description of this once-obscure ailment is woefully incomplete and describes only a minority of cases. Below the tip of the so-called " Celiac iceberg is a diverse world of illness that may include thousands of people suffering from various, seemingly unrelated conditions, such as anemia, osteoporosis, infertility, irritable bowel syndrome and chronic fatigue.
~ The Washington Post
"Here's a disease for which there are good tools for diagnosis,
an effective remedy and the potential of relieving a large population of people from a lot of misery and discomfort, and yet the disease is being grossly undiagnosed."
~The Wall Street Journal
Old Fashioned Buttermilk Lemon-Meringue Pie
Recipe available at my
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& also in my second cookbook, "The Farmer's Daughter Cooks Gluten Free"
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Celiac Sprue is not a food allergy and those with celiac disease are gluten intolerant. Food allergies and wheat sensitivity or wheat or food allergies are much different than having celiac disease, however wheat free and gluten free cookbooks can be helpful for those with is a genetic, inheritable disease which interferes with the food allergies. Cooking gluten free and cooking without wheat can be challenging.
Celiac disease digestion process.The symptoms of these digestive diseases are very similar to the symptoms of celiac disease, another digestive disease. Celiac Disease can also present with few symptoms and can be associated with autoimmune diseases such as Multiple Sclerosis, anemia, osteoporosis, chronic fatigue syndrome, and infertility. Learn the difference between Celiac Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome or IBS and other bowel disease, such as Crohn's disease, gall bladder disease, colitis, proctitis, various digestive disease and intestinal disease. All or most of these bowel or intestinal disorders can be similar to Celiac Disease and can manifest with symptoms of severe diahrrea, abdominal pain and cramping, and weight loss, to name a few. Many digestive diseases mimic celiac disease, such as the digestive disorder grouping of inflammatory bowel disease, which includes digestive illnesses colitis, Crohn's disease and proctitis. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where those affected cannot tolerate gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley. If someone with with Celiac Sprue eats gluten, even small amounts, the lining of their small intestine is destroyed. Celiac disease is most commonly misdiagnosed as irritable bowel syndrome, gall bladder disease, Crohn's disease or ulcer or other digestive or intestinal disease.
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