| Feb 18, 2010
For 20 years, Maurie Ange of El Cerrito, Calif., suffered from chronic belly aches. A decade ago, she was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and told to exercise more and increase her fiber intake. But the pain, bloating and digestive issues...
| Aug 25, 2009
Geoffrey Flolo, a professional clarinetist who also works at a health food store in Virginia, avoids eating wheat, rye, or barley whenever possible. All three grains contain the protein gluten, which he believes is unhealthy for him. A few years ago,...
| Sep 20, 2010
Dungeness crab with cucumber and ginger slaw, grilled salmon with brocollini and wild rice pilaf, spinach and fresh strawberries tossed in Balsamic vinaigrette with polenta croutons and toasted almonds. It was a lovely meal prepared and served to us...
| Nov 11, 2010
The long narrow plate arrived at her table, and, like any good food blogger, Shauna James Ahern paused to take it all in: roasted red piquillo peppers — plump with a lentil stuffing — alongside graceful strands of quick-pickled green beans and...
| May 23, 2010
Whether you are looking for a healthier lifestyle or have celiac disease, following a gluten-free diet can be a challenge. Using some of the newer cookbooks at the Newport Beach Public Library will help you find a gluten-free lifestyle that can open up...
| Jun 23, 2010
It's clear that Celiac Disease can be very challenging to diagnose. Stomach pain, diarrhea and bloating, some of the more common symptoms of Celiac, can also mean anything from gallbladder disease to Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). There is good research,...
| Jul 26, 2010
Food allergies affect nearly 4 percent of adults and 7 percent of children under 4 years old, and account for approximately 30,000 severe allergic reactions and 150 deaths per year in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health....
| Aug 3, 2010
Red Lobster has started to give some diners with allergies more information about what potential dangers could lurk in their food.
The chain, owned by Orlando-based Darden Restaurants, has begun testing a menu that lists major allergens such as dairy...
| Mar 8, 2010
Bloating, cramping and abdominal pain aren't just associated with PMS. They're also symptoms of digestive disorders. Here's a snapshot of four such problems.
1. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Approximately 1 in 5 American adults, most of them women,...
| Mar 15, 2010
Gluten-free food is becoming increasingly prevalent on supermarket shelves and restaurant menus. What is gluten, why can't some people digest it, and what does it mean to eat gluten-free? Here are some answers to these frequently asked questions.
| Nov 5, 2009
It's almost cool to be gluten-free. More national brands are offering gluten-free versions of their popular products, cookbooks for celiac disease sufferers are available at your local bookstore and now allergy-friendly bakeries are available at your...