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Ask the Dietitian: Should there ever be an ‘s’ on the end of the word celiac?

Question: I often hear people (even health care professionals) say someone has celiac’s disease or just celiac’s. Which is correct, celiac disease or celiac’s disease? -Jen R. Answer: Brilliant question, Jen! There is no ‘s’ on the end of the word celiac. The correct term is celiac disease. (Side note: The adjective celiac means relating to ... Read more

Ask the Dietitian: Do hops in beer contain gluten?

Question: This question is in regards to ngb Gluten Free Lager. Where does the hops come from, or maybe better stated, what it hops, exactly? I always thought it was from barley, which is, of course, not gluten free. Answer: Thank you for your excellent question, Aston. You are certainly not the first person to think ... Read more

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  1. Hi, is hungry jack original syrup gluten free? I called smuckers and they said it is, but wanted to be extra sure. We are getting glutened somewhere and trying to figure it out.

    Thank you!

    1. Kelli,

      You’ve done what we all need to do in the event of a question about an item. The manufacturer will be your best resource or you can send a message to glutenfreewatchdog.org to see if they have tested this product or if they are planning on doing so.

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