THE EXTRAORDINARY, TRUE FACE OF CELIAC DISEASE. Warning, This is heart wrenching.

Danielle and Mother

[box type="note_box" color="btn_green"]Before you read this: In our line of business at Red Apple Lipstick, we have the great fortune of meeting a lot of wonderful women, who are all bound in a sisterhood of an Autoimmune disease. This story is about Danielle, whose life was stopped by the worst case of Celiac Disease on […]

Appetite for Awareness 2012

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I am so excited to share this gluten-free event with you.  This one everyone in your family will enjoy.  If you are in the Philadelphia area in September then you are in for a fabulous afternoon!  This event is the signature gluten-free experience sponsored by The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness group. Where: The Historic […]

The case for gluten intolerance

What is the difference between Celiac disease and Gluten Sensitivity? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder of the digestive tract that is triggered when a person with Celiac ingests gluten.  The only way to treat Celiac disease is by completely eliminating from one’s diet.  As more and more people are being diagnosed as a Celiac, […]

Pizzeria Owner with Celiac Sues Insurance Company

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Now this is a bit of news flash I found extremely interesting!  A Michigan pizzeria owner bought a life insurance policy from Berkshire Life Insurance Company of America that included a disability clause. The owner was recently diagnosed with Celiac disease and was told by his doctor to avoid all contact with gluten.  That’s not […]

There should be a standarized label for gluten-free products

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In the past few days I have written about two pizza chains that recently announced they are offering gluten-free pizza options, albeit with two different delivery methods. The two chains are Domino’s Pizza and Chuck E. Cheese.  To sum up, Domino’s pizza crusts are made 100% gluten free with rice flour and potato starch.  However, […]