| 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...
| Feb 20, 2014
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-...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:53 PM
After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet.
Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 2:58 PM
When it comes to holiday desserts, going gluten-free doesn't require hours in the kitchen.
"Baltimore is a haven for those who require a gluten-free diet," says Kate Hudkins, the editor of the Gluten-free in Baltimore blog (glutenfreebaltimore.blogspot....
| 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 8, 2011
| 8:18 AM
As many as 1 in 133 Americans may have celiac disease and an estimated 2 million people remain unaware that they are affected by it.
Celiac disease relates to gluten, a protein compound found in most grains, breads, and cereals. Contrary to popular...
| 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 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 19, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When La Caņada Flintridge resident Oliver Kolevski’s 11-year-old son, Max, was diagnosed with gluten and lactose intolerances a year ago, he had a hard time finding healthy foods for him to eat.
“I had to find a way to send my son to school,...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 11:31 AM
After spending seven years as director of the Harford County Public Library Foundation, Vanessa Milio recently took over the reigns of the county's chamber of commerce earlier this year and became the organization's first female CEO.
“As a leader,...