The Weekly Burn: Celiac Awareness Month

The Weekly Burn

We spend a lot of time scouring the web to stay up on the hottest health and fitness trends, and each week, we’ll be sharing with you the best of what we read. (It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it!)

May is Celiac Awareness Month. Whether you have been diagnosed with celiac disease, find you just feel better living a gluten-free lifestyle, or maybe want to know more about the diet, it’s certainly a hot topic these days. Here’s some of our favorite wheat-free reads from this week.

Celiac Awareness Month

Debunking Gluten MythsWith any popular diet comes confusion and misinformation. Just to set the record straight, gluten does not cause cancer (and four other popular myths, debunked). (ABC News)




5 Hidden Sources of Household Gluten Cross-ContaminationGluten is in much more than just your food. If you need your lifestyle to be 100 percent gluten-free, be aware of these five hidden sources of household cross-contamination. (This Mama Cooks)




5 Hidden Sources of Household Gluten Cross-ContaminationMany people new to a life without wheat struggle because they focus on what they’re removing from their diets. Instead, it can be an opportunity to experiment with new foods, like buckwheat or amaranth, two grains that don’t contain the protein, gluten. (EA Stewart




Things Not To Say to Someone Who's Gluten FreeIf it’s a friend or family member who’s gluten-free, make sure you don’t say any of these things to them — unless, you know, you don’t value your relationship. (Women’s Health)




Things Not To Say to Someone Who's Gluten FreeWhile celiac disease is real and serious, new research finds that non-celiac gluten sensitivity may affect far less people than previously thought. (Forbes)