| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Should I eliminate gluten from my diet? Which "superfoods" should I eat? Are "natural" foods any better for me? These are the questions on the minds of thousands of consumers today. Yet the information presented on the Internet and in many magazine...
| May 18, 2013
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye).
What problems prompt people to avoid gluten?
Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
| May 18, 2013
For more than 20 years, Kristine Kidd tasted what came her way as the food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. But she never felt great.
"I had digestive issues my whole life," she says, but 21/2 years ago, the aching joints, bloating, fatigue and digestive...
| May 18, 2013
A by-no-means exhaustive list of resources follows. Please send us your favorites.
Celiac Disease Foundation, based in Studio City. Information, seminars and product shows, children's summer camp.
Mayo Clinic. Information on health and gluten-free...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Gluten-free has become a serious eating choice for many, not only those diagnosed with celiac disease but also people who are sensitive to wheat products. There are many books out on the subject. What sets "Weeknight Gluten-Free" apart from the others...
| Oct 13, 2012
Shari and Judi Zucker became vegetarians as teenagers, shared high school records in the mile and two-mile and became authors together at 17.
"We've been walking our talk — running our talk — since we were 16," says Judi.
Their first book,...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of 133 people are living with celiac disease, an autoimmune disease.
For eight-year-old Grace Rennard, a student at Trailside Elementary, this statistic did not seem accurate.
Grace, who lives with...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
With the diagnosis of a wheat allergy for my seven year old niece, I became aware of what it is like to plan a menu …...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"Blue Bloods" co-star Jennifer Esposito accuses CBS of "shameful behavior" in handling her illness....
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, I felt a burden being released from my shoulders. When I was four years old, I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, an auto-immune disease that caused me to become intolerant of gluten. ...
| Mar 21, 2012
Researchers at Loyola University Medical Center have recently made a discovery that could be the first significant step toward helping the body's immune system put up a more effective fight against severe infections and possibly cancer.
In a study...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:28 PM
"Free-from" food products, whether they're labeled sugar-free, fat-free or gluten-free, are fast becoming a trendy lifestyle choice, regardless of allergies or intolerance.
The popularity of these products, tastier and more widely available than ever, is...