| Apr 11, 2012
According to one lab that tests for "toxic food syndrome," eating green peppers may cause bloating or lethargy. Lemons might trigger headaches. Other common foods like corn, soy, egg whites, whey and chicken "may act like a poison in your body," the...
| Apr 11, 2012
If you're considering a food intolerance test, read the company's marketing materials with a critical eye. A quick scan of websites selling food intolerance tests revealed some inaccurate statements. Here are some of the most common:
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Aberdeen celiac disease support group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Primrose Living Center, 1701 Third Ave. S.E.
Those attending are asked to bring eating utensils, beverages and a gluten-free dish to pass, with a card listing the recipe...
| 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,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Who needs wheat anyway? The market for gluten-free foods and beverages is booming, with double digit growth over the last four years as more consumers find themselves diagnosed with celiac disease and food allergies.
The market for products without the...
| 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...
| May 9, 2012
| 9:05 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Gluten-free. It's the new buzz word as far as celebrity diets are concerned.
Pop star Miley Cyrus let the world know through a tweet that she had a gluten allergy. Kim Kardashian said on her website that "going gluten-free is the...
| May 17, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The need for gluten-free foods has grown so rapidly that local grocery stores are dramatically expanding their product lines.
Ken's SuperFair Foods recently tripled the size of its gluten-free packaged foods and plans to add 50 to 60 frozen gluten-...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 7:03 PM
Salisbury-Elk Lick senior Amanda Short has traveled to 15 countries during the last three years.
"I went for three weeks each summer for the last three summers," she said.
Short travels with the People to People Student Ambassadors Program. She...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 1:07 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Green banana pasta: it could be what's for dinner for people with celiac disease.
Researchers from Brazil found most people with and without the intestinal condition — which interferes with the body's ability to...
| Jul 4, 2012
Q: Every time my 2-year-old granddaughter feels a bowel movement coming, she does everything she can to hold it in. She cries and is obviously in a lot of pain, but she refuses to go. A warm bath sometimes helps, but not always. Could there be something...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When La Caņada Flintridge resident Oliver Kolevski’s 11-year-old son, Max, was diagnosed with gluten and lactose intolerances a year ago, he had a hard time finding healthy foods for him to eat.
“I had to find a way to send my son to school,...