| Mar 23, 2015
| 10:26 PM
Kansas farmers are paying for genetic research to figure out exactly why some people struggle to digest wheat.
The hard science is aimed at developing new varieties of wheat at a time when the gluten-free industry is worth nearly a billion dollars a year...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 11:45 AM
The early generation of gluten-free baked goods tended to be imitations, often not very good ones, of cakes and cookies usually made with wheat flour. Kristine Kidd, cookbook writer and former Bon Appetit magazine food editor, is among those trying...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Rebecca Brown and Nathan Tuttle thought nothing of going to a French restaurant on their first date, even though she couldn't eat gluten, he couldn't eat chicken or turkey and they didn't know the language to translate the menu.
It was a challenge...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:30 AM
ORANGE, Calif. -- When Bridget Reilly and her young son began eating gluten-free, she also began to find grocery shopping a real headache. So many labels to read, so much food her family didn’t really like and she didn’t really like feeding...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:53 PM
After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet.
Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:58 PM
When it comes to holiday desserts, going gluten-free doesn't require hours in the kitchen.
"Baltimore is a haven for those who require a gluten-free diet," says Kate Hudkins, the editor of the Gluten-free in Baltimore blog (glutenfreebaltimore.blogspot....
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:47 AM
The biggest trend in the food world shows no signs of slowing down. According to a recent survey of more than 1,000 Americans by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 63 percent thought that following a gluten-free diet would improve physical...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Want to lose weight? Stop cooking your food. Put down the carbohydrates. Have a heaping bowl of gluten-free ice cream; it’s healthy, right?
A new year brings new diets, from the simple to the outlandish — even dangerous, for some. Local...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 1:28 PM
Pizza Hut, the world’s largest pizza company, is jumping on the gluten-free bandwagon by launching two new gluten-free pizzas on Jan. 26.
Unlike Domino’s gluten-free pizza option, which the company does not guarantee to be completely,...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
You may have noticed that gluten-free options are everywhere these days. It's easy to find just about any food that involves grains, including breads, cookies, breakfast cereals, and snack bars in gluten-free form. So, should you go gluten-free? The...