| Aug 4, 2012
It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013.
The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....
| Aug 7, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A year and a half ago, plagued with what appeared to be a sinus infection and recurring low energy, Ed O’Brien had his doctor run a number of tests to find out why he felt so run down.
The test led to two results: A diagnosis that O’Brien was...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 2:08 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One percent of non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. - close to two million Americans - have celiac disease, but most are not aware they suffer the gluten-intolerance problem, according to a new study.
The results back up earlier...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Dunkin' Donuts is testing gluten-free cinnamon sugar donuts and blueberry muffins in select markets with plans to add the items to the menu by the end of this year. This is good news for those who live with gluten intolerance or sensitivity. And gluten-...
| 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
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Celiac Disease Foundation, based in Studio City. Information, seminars and product shows, children's summer camp.
Mayo Clinic. Information on health and gluten-free...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 1:20 PM
Saturday is Doughnut Day at Dee's One Smart Cookie in Glastonbury. We'll often head there — my kids and I — all the way from West Hartford, looking for a blueberry, a chocolate or on old-fashioned. It's the kind of trip I made with my dad...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.”
Rebecca Makkai is...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Q: We have just come back from Kathy's Gazebo Restaurant in Boca Raton. All four of us had the Dover sole. It's the best. Could you get me the recipe? — Janet Blake, Highland Beach/Michigan
A: For the last 14 years, owners Gerard Hascoat and...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:46 AM
First-born child? Sorry about that.
The likelihood of food allergies shrinks the lower down in your family birth order your are, according to a study out of Kyoto University in Japan. Surveying of the parents of 13,000 children between ages 7 and 15,...
| May 8, 2012
| 9:26 AM
The rumors are true: The Girl Scouts of the USA are pairing up with Nestle to create candy bars flavored like the famous cookies-- and they’ll be available this week.
The bars will come in three options: Thin Mints, Caramel & Coconut and Peanut...