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Celiac Disease

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  • 7th-grader organizes 5K to benefit celiac disease

    7th-grader organizes 5K to benefit celiac disease
    Alex Morris may only be 12, but the seventh grader is going well beyond her years in organizing a 5K race to benefit a celiac disease charity. Alex, a student at Naperville's Washington Junior High, like many Americans, suffers from the incurable...
  • Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers

    Gluten-free beauty products in demand among some customers
    Amy Soergel's lip gloss was making her sick. The problem, she realized, was gluten — hydrologized wheat protein, to be exact. Then she went to the hairdresser who used a shampoo that made her neck burn. Again, it contained gluten. "There's...
  • Where to go when a crust must be gluten-free

    The gluten-free crowd has spoken, and it wants pizza. It's not hard to find gluten-free crusts these days, usually for a surcharge. What's more elusive is a pizza that's suitable for those with celiac disease — people for whom just a dusting of...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Think twice before giving up grains

    Environmental Nutrition Though going grain-free is a popular diet trend, grains -- especially in their whole form -- provide a significant portion of important nutrients in the diet. You've likely noticed the proliferation of books, websites, and...
  • For the gluten-free, a good dinner of pasta and bread

    For the gluten-free, a good dinner of pasta and bread
    Pasta and bread – not really the first dinner menu that comes to mind for people who don’t eat gluten. But it was the husband’s meal last night, thanks to gluten-free versions of both. The bread was a focaccia from Canyon Bakehouse,...
  • More gluten-free pizza choices

    More gluten-free pizza choices
    Pizza is a year-round comfort food favorite, but I'd wager there's an uptick in demand with fall tailgates and after-school activities. But for those who live with food allergies, even simple comfort foods, such as pizza, are off the table. For example,...
  • Food allergy guides: Passports to world of safe dining

     Food allergy guides: Passports to world of safe dining
    Globe-trotters may be able to pick out poulet or huhn or pollo on a menu. And that may serve them well enough if they visit a country where English generally isn't spoken and stick to major tourist hotels and restaurants. When they opt to dine at a tiny...
  • Spelt: Ancient grain has resurfaced as a nutritional superstar

    THE FOLKLORE Spelt enjoys a rich past as one of the most popular grains in ancient times. Yet, despite its role as a staple in ancient civilizations, and as a healer of illness in the Middle Ages, spelt lost its luster in the U.S. with the modern...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Frequent headaches and tummy aches not always serious

    I see a fair number of children between the ages of 4 and 7 who complain about headaches and tummy aches. This is a common age for children to begin talking about aches and pains. I know this from personal experience, as I had a child who for several...
  • EatingWell: Here's a handy guide to gluten-free grocery shopping

    Go to the grocery store without a list and it's easy to lose focus. You may find yourself lost in the snack aisle when all you really needed was a gallon of milk and some fresh greens. Shopping is even more challenging when you're trying to follow a...
  • EatingWell: When you were born may influence your chances of ciliac disease

    If you go to the grocery store you'll probably notice that gluten-free products are more widespread than ever--everything from bread and pasta to chips and dessert now has a gluten-free version. (Gluten is a protein primarily found in foods containing...