| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Pam MacDonald’s answer to the scarcity of gluten-free products will open its store doors in three weeks on West Magnolia Boulevard. When it opens, it will become the largest such store in the nation, representatives said.
Pam MacD’s Gluten...
| 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,...
| Dec 7, 2010
Q: I have celiac disease (gluten allergy) and it is very hard to find restaurants in the Chicagoland area that have gluten-free menus. You can't rely on the staff to have understanding of gluten free items, and having a menu that is certified gluten...
| Sep 15, 2009
Those who suffer from celiac disease have much to contend with. The immune-related disorder causes digestive symptoms when gluten is eaten, making flour-based foods such as breads and pasta problematic. Eating gluten can injure the surface of the small...
| Oct 7, 2009
???Understanding of the genetic contribution to human disease is far from complete.??? This statement, by DNA decoder J. Craig Venter and three colleagues, is undeniably true. But it probably would come as a surprise to much of the general public.......
| Dec 21, 2009
The holidays are a tough time for anyone who has specific dietary needs, but near the top of the list are people with celiac disease. The autoimmune disease causes digestive symptoms such as intestinal inflammation after eating wheat, rye or......