[2015] Gabriel Pilar (Class of 2017): Celiac disease

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[2015] Gabriel Pilar (Class of 2017): Celiac disease

what is it?- celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder where the body attacks the small intestine after ingesting gluten based products and as a result, damages the body's ability to absorb nutrients.-can occur genetically (1 in 10 people can develop it if in genetic relation with a relative)-can develop at any age after the person has consumed gluten

Celiac disease

Dietary guidelines-A gluten free diet is necessary in sustaining a healthy lifestyle with this disease. - The only limitation with this diet is that no gluten can be consumed. Other than that, the person can eat whatever they please.-It is important to avoid: wheats, barley and rye products when on this diet. -Many gluten free products can be bought at a variety of grocery stores in a separate aisle but make sure to read the ingredients label for clarification.

long term effectstype 1 diabetesmultiple sclerosisanemiainfertility or miscarriageepilepsyosteoporosislactose intoleranceintestinal cancergallbladder malfunction

Foods to eatfruits, vegetables, meat and poultry, fish and seafood, dairy, beans legumes and nuts, gluten free grains and starches (natural and refined)

Products with glutenbreads, baked goods, soups, cereals, sauces,roux, malt, beer, pumpernickel, salad dressing,rye beer, andfood coloring

Many companies use wheat as a thickener in their soups, especially cream based

Gluten free grains and starchesrice, cassava, corn, soy, potatoes, beans, tapioca, sorghum,quinoa, millet, flax, chia, and yucca

Citations"What Is Celiac Disease? - Celiac Disease Foundation." Celiac Disease Foundation. Web. 18 Nov. 2015. "What Can I Eat? - Celiac Disease Foundation." Celiac Disease Foundation. Web. 18 Nov. 2015. "What Is Gluten? - Celiac Disease Foundation." Celiac Disease Foundation. Web. 18 Nov. 2015. "National Foundation for Celiac Disease Awareness." Celiac Disease: Fast Facts. Web. 18 Nov. 2015.

Facts on Celiac Disease-83% of americans are either undiagnosed or misdiagnosed with another disease-It takes 6-10 years for a proper diagnosis of celiac disease-A 100% gluten free diet is the only treatment for this disease


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