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Celiac Disease

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  • 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...
  • Gluten-free stores offer shoppers freedom from label-reading

    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...
  • 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...
  • FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline

    FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said that only food products containing less than 20 parts per million of gluten can be labeled "gluten free." The new guideline is intended to provide uniformity in the labeling of food products and...
  • No gluten, no cry

    No gluten, no cry
    If "gluten-free" and "organic" aren't big in your vocabulary, you've probably never heard of zucchini puttanesca ($13.95). Unless, of course, you've already discovered Fresh First, the first gluten-free cafe in South Florida. Mary Siragusa and her...
  • 'Gluten-free' label should be easier to trust as FDA sets standard

    'Gluten-free' label should be easier to trust as FDA sets standard
    People who avoid gluten soon will have a federal standard behind gluten-free food labels. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday published a new regulation – eagerly awaited by those suffering from celiac disease – that defines...
  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...
  • Camp Gluten Free, where the kids don't have to ask what's on the menu

     Camp Gluten Free, where the kids don't have to ask what's on the menu
    If you can't eat gluten and you're a kid, life can be tough to negotiate. No thanks to the pizza party, the birthday cake, the trades at school lunch. But for a week, for 67 kids, there's Camp Gluten Free, about 6,000 feet up in the San Bernardino...
  • Heat waves tied to flare-ups of digestive illness

    Heat waves tied to flare-ups of digestive illness
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease and "stomach bugs" may be more common during and immediately after heat waves, a new study suggests. Swiss researchers looked at five years of records from one hospital and found more...
  • All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?

    All About Food: Is 'gluten-free' worth the liberation?
    Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods. The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads. Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...