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CeliacCentral.org – Celiac Disease Information

Celiac disease is caused by a reaction to a gluten protein found in wheat. The disease causes a reaction when exposed to this gluten protein, interfering with the absorption of nutrients. Although this disease is an autoimmune disorder it is not fatal and can be easily treated with the right diet. In order to keep it effectively under control, the gluten free diet needs to be life-long. The NFCA (National Foundation for Celiac...

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Celiac.org – Celiac Disease Foundation

Celiac.org is the official website of the Celiac Disease Foundation. What is Celiac Disease? Celiac disease, also spelled Coeliac disease, is an autoimmune disorder of the small intestine that occurs to people of all ages who are genetically predisposed. The disease is caused by a reaction to gliadin, a gluten protein often found in wheat, and the symptoms are chronic diarrhea, fatigue, and failure to thrive in children. It is...

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Glycemicindex.com – What’s in the carbs you eat?

This Australian based site is all about your Glycemic index, that is, how the carbohydrates you eat affect your blood-sugar level. Mainly informative, the site’s funding comes from the sale of nutrition and health books, and it is oriented to general population, plus it carries a special section for health professionals. Its neat design allows easy sifting and browsing through the many sections, including some easy tips to...

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