| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:37 AM
1637 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-763-3344, FreshFirst.com
Chef Mary Siragusa and her daughter, pasty chef Francesca Siragusa, have opened an organic eatery and juicery billed as gluten, corn and peanut-free in the Quay Plaza.
| Jan 28, 2014
| 7:36 AM
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...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Pam MacDonald’s answer to the scarcity of gluten-free products will open its store doors in three weeks on West Magnolia Boulevard. When it opens, it will become the largest such store in the nation, representatives said.
Pam MacD’s Gluten...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 11:46 AM
First-born child? Sorry about that.
The likelihood of food allergies shrinks the lower down in your family birth order your are, according to a study out of Kyoto University in Japan. Surveying of the parents of 13,000 children between ages 7 and 15,...
| 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 Cañada 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,...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:07 AM
Henry Hunt said goodbye to gluten not because a doctor told him to, but because — like so many others — he decided he was better off without it.
"I diagnosed myself," he says, "because I'm really in tune with my body."
| Oct 5, 2011
| 7:08 AM
Sarah Wu does not look like a troublemaker. The slight, blond mom comes off, by her own admission, as "a super nice person … without a bad word to say."
That may be why the speech pathologist was able to crank out an incisive daily blog...