| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:04 PM
"Do you see 'Complaint Department' written across my forehead in flashing neon?" I asked my husband as I hung up from my niece's call. She was in pain as usual, bloated, cramping and working in a very small space. "Co-workers can hear every bathroom...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Q: My husband and I were on a Delta flight from Boston to Detroit. Shortly after takeoff, the captain announced that there was a passenger with a peanut allergy, so no peanuts would be served. I wondered if it was common practice to inconvenience an...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:17 AM
October is Celiac Awareness Month, and studies show that Celiac disease is on the rise – there are four times as many cases, according to one 2009 study, than there were 50 years ago. The disease affects the small intestine, which is damaged by...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Parents with celiac disease often jump through hoops over breastfeeding and when to give children their first bread or other food containing gluten, but a study published Wednesday suggests it doesn’t matter much in terms of whether the child will...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled "gluten free" take effect on Tuesday — a "major milestone," says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders.
"The gluten-free diet for someone with celiac disease...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 12:19 PM
Regulations that tell consumers just what it means when a product is labeled “gluten free” take effect on Friday — a “major milestone,” says one of the leading experts on gluten disorders.
“The gluten-free diet for...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 7:38 AM
As a lifestyle expert I pay close attention to trends, and gluten is one topic gaining increasing popularity. And, it’s not just a buzz word. Gluten is a major concern for many. But, what exactly is gluten, and how do you know if you are gluten...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:04 PM
Fruit doesn’t have gluten; potato chips usually don’t either.
But at the Celiac Disease Foundation’s annual conference and product expo over the weekend, Frito-Lay and Dole had tables and offered samples. Remember when grapefruit was...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Walk down the aisles of your local supermarket, and you'll see something you likely wouldn't have encountered a decade ago--shelves devoted entirely to gluten-free cereals, breads, muffins and other foods. Restaurants have also jumped on the bandwagon,...
| May 8, 2014
| 3:13 PM
If your Whole Foods or Sprouts has a whole section devoted to products that have no gluten, it must be bad, right? If your friend says so, you'd better avoid gluten, right? In fact, talk show host Jimmy Kimmel says it seems to him that in Los Angeles,...
| May 7, 2014
| 2:41 PM
Kristine Kidd, who has celiac disease and has written a cookbook on gluten-free foods, says she likes to use polenta, nut flours, buckwheat and the like — avoiding for the most part “white starches” that don’t contain wheat but...