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Celiac Disease

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  • The price of 'free' foods

    The price of 'free' foods
    "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...
  • Common intolerance myths

    Common intolerance myths
    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: Claim: Food...
  • Domino's offers new gluten-free pizza

    Domino's offers new gluten-free pizza
    Domino’s became the nation’s largest pizza chain this week to offer a gluten-free pizza crust, a step to meet the needs of gluten-sensitive customers, Nation’s Restaurant News reported. But the crust, made from rice flour, rice starch...
  • Pantry Raid: A diet of good intentions

    Pantry Raid: A diet of good intentions
    Most of us are too plump and are overly fond of snacks, fast food — and food in general. So why did two lean young women who dine on smoothies and organic fruits and vegetables (how unimpeachable does that sound) seek help cleaning up their act?...
  • Tips for hydration during summer heat

    Tips for hydration during summer heat
    With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
  • Many new diet books avoid food extremes

    Many new diet books avoid food extremes
    It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013. The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....
  • One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease

    One of every 100 U.S. whites has celiac disease
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One percent of non-Hispanic whites in the U.S. - close to two million Americans - have celiac disease, but most are not aware they suffer the gluten-intolerance problem, according to a new study. The results back up earlier...
  • School lunch blogger 'Mrs. Q' drops anonymity

    School lunch blogger 'Mrs. Q' drops anonymity
    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...
  • Next on the gluten-free menu: green banana pasta?

    Next on the gluten-free menu: green banana pasta?
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Green banana pasta: it could be what's for dinner for people with celiac disease. Researchers from Brazil found most people with and without the intestinal condition — which interferes with the body's ability to...
  • Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement

    Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement
    Q: Every time my 2-year-old granddaughter feels a bowel movement coming, she does everything she can to hold it in. She cries and is obviously in a lot of pain, but she refuses to go. A warm bath sometimes helps, but not always. Could there be something...
  • Gluten-free in Chicago?

    Gluten-free in Chicago?
    Q: I have celiac disease (gluten allergy) and it is very hard to find restaurants in the Chicagoland area that have gluten-free menus. You can't rely on the staff to have understanding of gluten free items, and having a menu that is certified gluten...