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I am a 50 yr old woman, 5"5 154 lbs, with celiac disease, what is the best way for me to lose 20 lbs?

Vegetables. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, less foods with oils and fats. Vegetables are low in calories and high in nutrients and all fruits and vegetables are celiac approved. If half your plate are vegetables- not fried, sautéed, but fresh or steamed. You should naturally be able to lose weight. Stay away from fried foods, and fatty foods, try to chose lean proteins and fish. Read more...
Exercise. Avoid too much carb and fat. Count your calories. Exercise including aerobic and weight training at least 3x a week for 1 hour or 6 x a week for 30 minus. Park your car farther away from the office and skip the elevator or escalator whenever possible. Every little bit helps. Without a permanent change in lifestyle, any weight loss achieved would only be transient. Easier said than done. Read more...

What's the best age to test for celiac disease?

Celiac diagnosis. The age at which you suspect the diagnosis. You test whenever the symptoms occur and are consistent with possible celiac disease. I know of people who have been diagnosed in early childhood and at advanced ages. The oldest person I have seen diagnosed and successfully controlled with diet was my own mother, who i always assumed had been tested decades ago. Just shows we need to think of it more. Read more...