Nov202017
gluten intolerance

Am I Gluten Intolerant?

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Awareness of gluten intolerance has risen substantially in the past few years, with many people finding that eliminating gluten from their diets improves their health.   In this blog, board-certified Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony S. Borcich explains how you can find out if you’re gluten intolerant.   What is gluten intolerance? Gluten is a protein that’s found in foods such as wheat, rye, and barley. It acts as a glue that helps hold foods together. Many foods contain gluten, including noodles, breads, pastries, granola bars, French fries, candy bars, and […]
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Mar182016
Man suffers from celiac disease and gluten intolerance symptoms.

What’s the Difference Between Gluten Intolerance & Celiac Disease and How Can I Be Tested?

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Celiac disease is sometimes referred to as gluten intolerance, but there also appears to be a number of people who are gluten intolerant but don’t actually suffer from celiac disease—and this number may be on the rise. In this blog, Manhattan gastroenterologist Dr. Anthony Borcich will address the difference between gluten intolerance and celiac disease and explain how these conditions are diagnosed and treated. What is gluten intolerance? Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye, and barley, so you’ll find it in products such as bread and pasta. If you […]
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