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Celiac Disease

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  • Is Gluten Just Another Buzz Word

    Is Gluten Just Another Buzz Word
    As a lifestyle expert I pay close attention to trends, and gluten is one topic gaining increasing popularity. And, it’s not just a buzz word. Gluten is a major concern for many. But, what exactly is gluten, and how do you know if you are gluten...
  • Six nutritional buzzwords, and whether they matter

    Six nutritional buzzwords, and whether they matter
    Think of choosing food as choosing a new car. At one time, simplicity ruled. Most people would just find something familiar, salivate at the color, and buy. Then terms like "hybrid" and "flex-fuel" and "continuously variable transmission" started buzzing...
  • 7th-grader organizes 5K to benefit celiac disease

    7th-grader organizes 5K to benefit celiac disease
    Alex Morris may only be 12, but the seventh grader is going well beyond her years in organizing a 5K race to benefit a celiac disease charity. Alex, a student at Naperville's Washington Junior High, like many Americans, suffers from the incurable...
  • Celiac Foundation's gluten-free expo: Waffles you want to eat, nutty bars and more

    Celiac Foundation's gluten-free expo: Waffles you want to eat, nutty bars and more
    Fruit doesn’t have gluten; potato chips usually don’t either. But at the Celiac Disease Foundation’s annual conference and product expo over the weekend, Frito-Lay and Dole had tables and offered samples. Remember when grapefruit was...
  • Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say

    Gluten-free isn't necessarily healthful, speakers say
    Kristine Kidd, who has celiac disease and has written a cookbook on gluten-free foods,  says she likes to use polenta, nut flours, buckwheat and the like — avoiding for the most part “white starches” that don’t contain wheat but...
  • Jimmy Kimmel asks: Just what is gluten anyway?

    Jimmy Kimmel asks: Just what is gluten anyway?
    If your Whole Foods or Sprouts has a whole section devoted to products that have no gluten, it must be bad, right? If your friend says so, you'd better avoid gluten, right? In fact, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel says it seems to him that in Los Angeles,...
  • Food allergy or food intolerance? The symptoms vary

    Walk down the aisles of your local supermarket, and you'll see something you likely wouldn't have encountered a decade ago--shelves devoted entirely to gluten-free cereals, breads, muffins and other foods. Restaurants have also jumped on the bandwagon,...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Restless legs might improve with nutritional changes

    Q: I have restless legs syndrome. Can diet help? A: We don't know what causes restless legs syndrome, but we do know that it causes unpleasant or painful sensations in the legs. This could include tingling, pulling, or crawling, along with an urge to...
  • Where to go when a crust must be gluten-free

    The gluten-free crowd has spoken, and it wants pizza. It's not hard to find gluten-free crusts these days, usually for a surcharge. What's more elusive is a pizza that's suitable for those with celiac disease — people for whom just a dusting of...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Think twice before giving up grains

    Environmental Nutrition Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains -- especially in their whole form -- provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and...
  • For the gluten-free, a good dinner of pasta and bread

    For the gluten-free, a good dinner of pasta and bread
    Pasta and bread – not really the first dinner menu that comes to mind for people who don’t eat gluten. But it was the husband’s meal last night, thanks to gluten-free versions of both. The bread was a focaccia from Canyon Bakehouse,...
  • Think twice before giving up grains

    Think twice before giving up grains
    Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains--especially in their whole form--provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites and specialty foods aimed at helping...