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Highlights of the November 2003 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

The November 2003 issue of the Journal of the American Dietetic Association contains articles and research studies you may find of interest. Below is a summary of some of this month's articles. For more information, or to receive a faxed copy of a Journal article, call Kelly Liebbe at 800/877-1600, ext. 4769, or e-mail media@eatright.org.

Life with celiac disease
Researchers at the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University examined the effects of a gluten-free diet and limitations on quality of life. The findings show that a gluten-free diet impacts both lifestyle and quality of life for individuals with celiac disease. The researchers also found show that 26 percent of the respondents violated their diets when dining at restaurants and 21 percent didn't follow the diet restrictions at parties or social functions. According to the respondents, the diets are too hard to maintain away from home. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that damages the villi, or fingerlike projections of the small intestine. People who suffer from celiac disease can't handle gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Treatment for celiac disease requires a strict adherence to a gluten-free diet meaning total elimination of gluten from all foods and medications.

"Celiac disease can be controlled by choosing the right foods to eat," said registered dietitian and ADA spokesperson Leslie Bonci. "Contact a registered dietitian to help identify the foods celiac sufferers can eat, including at restaurants, and still get the nutrients the body needs."

Motivation behind dietary supplement purchases among women
National surveys show that more than 40 percent of Americans take some form of dietary supplement. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates more than 29,000 supplement products are in the marketplace today. However, little research has been done to determine how consumers ev
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Contact: Kelly Liebbe
media@eatright.org
312-899-4769
American Dietetic Association
6-Nov-2003


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