Ask Questions About Celiac Disease
Do you have unanswered general nutrition questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle?
Melinda Dennis MS, RDN, LDNNCA Senior Nutrition Consultant
Melinda Dennis is NCA's Senior Dietitian Consultant and is happy to answer your questions about celiac disease. Please submit questions that are applicable to a general gluten-free audience. We regret that personal clinical questions (medical history, labs, supplements, etc.) cannot be addressed.
Time allowing, every effort will be made to answer all submitted questions. Some questions may be chosen to be anonymously included in the e-newsletter also posted on this website. Questions related to children or teens (17 years old and under) will be sent to clinicians at Boston Children’s Hospital and may require more time.
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Note: This information is provided by NCA and Melinda Dennis, NCA's Senior Consulting Dietitian. This information is meant for educational purposes and is not intended to substitute for personalized medical advice or replace any medical advice provided directly to you by your health care provider. This information can be printed and used in consultation with your physician or dietitian. No liability is assumed by NCA, Ms. Dennis or her nutrition consulting service Delete the Wheat, LLC. by providing this information.
As you probably know, almost all packages of tree nuts now come with the disclaimer “processed in a facility that also processes wheat”. It is never followed by that wonderfully reassuring statement that careful manufacturing practices are followed…
I am concerned regarding beans and other grains being contaminated with gluten-containing grains. How can I be secure that I won’t get glutened? Are there any certified gf grains, either dried or canned?…
I was just in a support group online and asked how many had celiac disease and thyroid problems. Within 45 minutes I had just as many say both. I was shocked! Is this normal to have both?
Do you know anything about the GliadinX product, [a digestive enzyme supplement]? (Text in brackets has been added by Melinda to clarify information
I am unsure of the importance of using gluten free skin and body products for someone with Celiac Disease? For example, lotions, makeup, shampoo, conditioner, lip balm or lipstick, etc…