Spring 2018

Research Update

2018 Spring - Research

Determination of gluten consumption in celiac disease patients on a gluten-free diet

Scope: Celiac patients may be consuming unsafe amounts of gluten.
Who may be interested in reading full article? Dietitians working with celiac clients.
Pub Med ID – 29529159

Food allergy: Update on prevention and tolerance

Scope: The science behind tolerance development is summarized. The focus is infants, but the concepts may be relevant to allergy development or tolerance maintenance in adults.
Who may be interested in reading full article? Dietitians with an interest in food allergy immunology.
Pub Med ID – 29191680

Assessing Adherence and Barriers to Long-Term Elimination Diet Therapy in Adults with Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Scope: This unique article investigates the long-term adherence to elimination diets for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). This topic has been investigated for celiac disease but EoE would be different. The treatment for celiac disease is definitive and straight forward (i.e. strict gluten-free diet) but is variable and partially subjective for EoE.
Who may be interested in reading full article? Dietitians working with patients suffering from eosinophilic esophagitis.
Pub Med ID – 29611076

Step-up empiric elimination diet for pediatric and adult eosinophilic esophagitis: The 2-4-6 study

Scope: The most common dietary treatment for eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) is elimination of the six most common food triggers. This paper suggests stepwise elimination, rather than all at once.
Who may be interested in reading full article? Dietitians helping clients with elimination diets.
Pub Med ID – 29074457

Resources Update

2018 Spring - Resources

Meal and Snack Planning Made Easy

Description: Home freeze drying can be a time and stress saver for food sensitivity clients. Watch my video about this innovative, new technology!
Target Audience: Public
Organization: Wendy Busse
Website Link: https://wendybusse.com/home-freeze-drying/

Food for Thought Video Series

Description: Psycho-social aspects of food allergy are explored. These videos are helpful client and professional resources (to help dietitians gain a deeper understanding and empathy for common struggles).
Target Audience: Public
Organization: Food Allergy Research and Education
Website Link: www.foodallergy.org/education-awareness/food-for-thought-video-series

Resources for Canadian Educators

Description: School personnel often ask dietitians for food allergy resources. Food Allergy Canada has conveniently summarized the best resources in one web page.
Target Audience: Public.
Organization: Food Allergy Canada
Website Link: http://foodallergycanada.ca/resources/resources-for-educators/