| 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 11, 2009
Terri is a 38-year-old who traces her tummy problems back to high school. She has had off and on again fatigue, cramping, gas, bloating and mood swings. She has seen 11 doctors, and been told she is a "diagnostic dilemma" and has "atypical bowel syndrome....
| Apr 29, 2009
| 2:29 PM
For a long time I've been asked to provide some kind of on-line source for information about Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free foods and cooking. Celiac Disease is in the headlines more and more and the latest statistics indicate that about 1 out of every...
| Jun 3, 2010
In a sense, the 2 million plus Americans with celiac disease are lucky. No other autoimmune disease has such a safe and effective treatment.
Purging the diet of gluten—the protein in wheat, rye and barley that triggers an immune reaction in the...
| Jan 7, 2010
| 11:31 PM
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| 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,...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| 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...