| Oct 21, 2012
| 4:32 PM
"Blue Bloods" co-star Jennifer Esposito accuses CBS of "shameful behavior" in handling her illness....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:35 PM
With the diagnosis of a wheat allergy for my seven year old niece, I became aware of what it is like to plan a menu …...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
When President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law, I felt a burden being released from my shoulders. When I was four years old, I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease, an auto-immune disease that caused me to become intolerant of gluten. ...
| Mar 21, 2012
Researchers at Loyola University Medical Center have recently made a discovery that could be the first significant step toward helping the body's immune system put up a more effective fight against severe infections and possibly cancer.
In a study...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:28 PM
"Free-from" food products, whether they're labeled sugar-free, fat-free or gluten-free, are fast becoming a trendy lifestyle choice, regardless of allergies or intolerance.
The popularity of these products, tastier and more widely available than ever, is...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 7:31 PM
Nutritionists say people can attend Major League baseball games and still eat healthy.
"Baseball stadiums around the country are offering healthier concession options ranging from vegetable soup to roasted turkey legs to sushi," said nutritionist...
| Apr 11, 2012
According to one lab that tests for "toxic food syndrome," eating green peppers may cause bloating or lethargy. Lemons might trigger headaches. Other common foods like corn, soy, egg whites, whey and chicken "may act like a poison in your body," the...
| Apr 11, 2012
If you're considering a food intolerance test, read the company's marketing materials with a critical eye. A quick scan of websites selling food intolerance tests revealed some inaccurate statements. Here are some of the most common:
| Jan 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
The Aberdeen celiac disease support group will meet at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Primrose Living Center, 1701 Third Ave. S.E.
Those attending are asked to bring eating utensils, beverages and a gluten-free dish to pass, with a card listing the recipe...
| Oct 13, 2012
Shari and Judi Zucker became vegetarians as teenagers, shared high school records in the mile and two-mile and became authors together at 17.
"We've been walking our talk — running our talk — since we were 16," says Judi.
Their first book,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Who needs wheat anyway? The market for gluten-free foods and beverages is booming, with double digit growth over the last four years as more consumers find themselves diagnosed with celiac disease and food allergies.
The market for products without the...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 5:24 AM
Wedding day: Oct. 14, 2012
Her story: Lauren Webb, 26, grew up in Glen Burnie. She is the grants manager for Young Audiences Arts for Learning Maryland. Her father, Gary Webb, works for Verizon, and her mother, Renee Webb, is a neonatal nurse at the...