Is spelt allowed in diets for celiac disease?

With respect to the gluten content of spelt products, how does it compare to other grains and is it allowed in diets for celiac disease? Thanks. Spelt (uncooked and cooked) is in the USDA database. However, the gluten fraction of protein is not measured so I can't give you a comparison. Foods with any gluten...

I have a horrible metallic feel, not taste in my mouth.

I have a horrible metallic "feel", not really a taste in my mouth. I went to my doctor and he said I need all my fillings out because of a leakage that can cause a problem with the "electrical" system in my body and possibly lead to cancer later. I went to my dentist and...

I heard that it’s important to buy milk in opaque cartons because vitamins can leak with exposure to light.

I searched your Web site for info on this topic, but couldn't find any. I have heard before that it's important to buy milk in opaque cartons because vitamins can "leak" with exposure to light. But now I would like to buy my milk in the new, recyclable glass bottles my grocery store is...

Can you provide any information ongluten free products in the Orlando / Disneyland area?

We are coming to Disneyland Florida in July and have a 5-year-old son who has celiac disease. Can you provide any information on US producers/brands of gluten-free products or any addresses/email addresses I could contact for stock lists of those products in the Orlando / Disneyland area? Many thanks in anticipation. I have sent you a...

I plan to see a nutritionist in order to develop an eating plan for irritable bowel syndrome.

I'll make this quick: I was browsing through your FAQs and couldn't spot one for irritable bowel syndrome. I plan to see a nutritionist in order to develop an eating plan to deal with this disorder. I usually eat 3 meals a day, but I find that I can't predict "when" I'm going to...

I like 2% milk and my doctor told me to switch to skim milk because I’m on a low cholesterol diet.

I like 2% milk and my doctor told me to switch to skim milk because I'm on a low cholesterol diet, I don't like skim milk. It looks blue and watered down. Isn't 2% milk OK to drink? I have only one glass a day. You should follow your doctor's advice and switch to skim...

My girlfriend says her doctor told her she had a high level of yeast in her system.

My girlfriend says her doctor told her she had a high level of yeast in her system. She says that has been normal for her. What would I like to know is what kind of food should I prepare for her to help keep her healthy? We are both 50 years old and active. We...

I would like to give my son’s daycare a complete list of foods that he can eat without having to take his Lactaid pills.

I have seen the doctor in regards to this, but there was no "real" advice given to help me help my son's daycare! That is my real main concern. Fortunately, my son does take his Lactaid pills, but I would like to be able to give his daycare a complete list of foods that...

Is celiac a disease or an allergy? Can it be cured?

I am currently 27 and was diagnosed with celiac at age 9. A large number of my friends are research/ biology/science based and an ongoing argument between us is why celiac is defined as a disease and whether in fact, it is not simply an allergy. It has been suggested at times that such...

Do you know about milk substitute products such as soy milk and rice drink?

I was wondering if you knew anything about such milk substitute products as soymilk and rice drink (Rice Dream). Do you know of any other products available for lactose intolerant people? Are they healthy and what other benefits do they provide? Thank you very much for your time. Any soy and or rice beverage would be...

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