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Learn about Celiac Disease: The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for Celiac Disease. The Foundation's mission is to raise awareness and funding for celiac disease that will advance research, education and screening, and improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by this autoimmune disease through grant making and direct programming. <more>

Gluten FAQs from EnteroLab; registered with the U.S. Government's Department of Health and Human Services department as part of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA). This agency oversees clinical laboratory standards and quality. <more>

What is Gluten? Gluten is a special type of protein that is commonly found in rye, wheat, and barley. Therefore, it is found in most types of cereals and in many types of bread. Not all foods from the grain family, however, contain gluten. Examples of grains that do not have gluten include wild rice, corn, buckwheat, millet, amaranth, quinoa, teff, oats, soybeans, and sunflower seeds. <more>

Gluten Intoleranance Group of North America: GIG's mission is to increase awareness by providing accurate, up-to-date information, education and support those with gluten intolerance, celiac disease/dermatitis herpetiformis, their families, health care professionals and the general public. <more>

R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Celiac Kids): R.O.C.K. is a free support group for parents, families, and friends of kids on the gluten free diet for any reason: celiac disease, gluten intolerance, autism, ADD/ADHD, allergies, or personal preference. <more>

Gluten (From Wikipedia): Gluten is a composite of the proteins gliadin and glutenin. These exist, conjoined with starch, in the endosperms of some grass-related grains, notably wheat, rye, and barley. Gliadin and glutenin comprise about 80% of the protein contained in wheat seed. <more>

 

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