Celiac Disease or Food Allergies? 

Though many people confuse celiac disease and wheat intolerance, there is a distinct difference between celiac disease and food allergies.

A person may be allergic to wheat but not have their small intestine react the way it does with celiac disease. The digestive disease often causes serious complications if left untreated.

Food allergies pose equally troublesome side effects that sometimes have fatal consequences if ignored.

Learn the difference between these conditions; read on below!

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Lab Testing for Your Diet & Nutrition

When it comes to diet and nutrition, you need the right plan to get healthy. That’s easier said than done sometimes because many people aren’t aware of the challenges that lay in front of them. A number of factors can contribute to weight gain and poor health. Lab testing helps pinpoint potential problems so you can live a happy, healthy life going forward.

A number of factors can contribute to weight gain and poor health. Lab testing helps pinpoint potential problems so you can live a happy, healthy life going forward.

As we’ve said before, lab testing can be very beneficial for personal trainers and dieticians looking to help their clients get healthy. But as an individual you have the power to order clinical bloodwork to be done yourself — and then take the results and make sound conclusions about what to do.

Here are some of the main lab tests we recommend for those wanting to improve their health.

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4 Lab Tests to Help You Achieve Your New Years Resolutions

Every year when January 1 rolls around, the gyms get packed and the health food aisles grow sparse. Most people commit themselves to diet and exercise plans blindly, without real regard for how effective they’ll be.

While we applaud any attempt to get healthy, we also think that it’s important that realistic and achievable resolutions are made. Fortunately, there are a number of basic lab tests that can help you learn more about your individual health and achieve resolutions in 2016!

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Why Participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project™?

Think of your favorite Halloween memories from your childhood.

Chances are they involve costumes, pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating, and lots and lots of candy.

For the 1 in 13 children who have food allergies, though, Halloween can have a less-happy association: the time spent sorting through the candy bucket and tossing out the treats that can’t be consumed.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has taken steps to change the holiday for these kids, making it more inclusive and friendly for those with food allergies. Here’s how.

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Stop Before You Bite Into That Candy Bar! Do You Know if You Have Food Allergies?

Halloween is only a few days away, and though the holiday is often enjoyed most by kids, adults are known to partake, too! From costumes to Halloween gatherings at work or with family and friends, the temptation of treats will be everywhere — but did you know there’s more at stake than your waistline when you indulge?

Not only is Halloween candy generally bad for your weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, and more, it can also pose a very serious health risk if you unknowingly have food allergies!

ARCpoint Labs is sharing the major food allergies to watch for this Halloween.

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