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Celiac Disease

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Top Celiac Disease Articles

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  • 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...
  • Gluten-free flours tested in muffin smackdown

    Gluten-free flours tested in muffin smackdown
    A decade ago, gluten-free all-purpose flours for baking were difficult to find in supermarkets. That meant some home bakers who have celiac disease or gluten intolerance spent a lot of time fiddling with starches and alternative flours to create a...
  • Girl Scout cookie sale extended

     
    If you haven’t satisfied your craving for Thin Mints and other popular Girl Scout cookies, you’re in luck. The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania have announced they are extending the cookie sale period one week to March 17 because weather-...
  • More consumers jump on the healthy eating bandwagon

    Consumers' penchant for healthy eating is on the rise, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). It's easy to see the proof as you walk...
  • Gluten-free Girl Scout cookie makes celiac disease sufferers happy

    Gluten-free Girl Scout cookie makes celiac disease sufferers happy
    Delaney Paterno has been a Girl Scout for five years, but only this year has she tasted any of the cookies she works so hard to sell. That’s because she was diagnosed with celiac disease as a toddler, and gluten -- found in wheat, barley and rye...
  • 3 gluten-free croutons that do the trick

    3 gluten-free croutons that do the trick
    These days, people might be more inclined to add toasted pecans or a handful of pumpkin seeds to give a salad some interesting crunch. But if you are a crouton fan and you don't eat gluten, you still have some choices -- other than making your own....
  • 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...
  • ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Spelt: A new spin on an ancient grain

    ENVIRONMENTAL NUTRITION: Spelt: A new spin on an ancient grain
    Environmental Nutrition 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...
  • 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...
  • Holiday cookie exchange: More recipes

    Holiday cookie exchange: More recipes
    The Chopping Block: Ginger molasses spice cookies with holiday sprinkles Chef Sara Salzinski of the Chopping Block (222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 312-644-6360, thechoppingblock.net) makes these cookies with her kids — Delilah, 8, and Jake, 4....
  • Gluten-free Thanksgiving: Be alert ... but enjoy!

    Gluten-free Thanksgiving: Be alert ... but enjoy!
    Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or people allergic to nuts. But gluten-free is another matter. Increasing numbers of people are choosing to forgo gluten (or learning they must...