| 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."
| Jan 15, 2013
| 12:15 PM
A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets.
Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:39 AM
For Maureen Burke, “gluten-free” is not just the latest diet trend -- it’s a way of life.
Since being diagnosed with celiac disease in the late 1980s, Burke has wrestled with her intolerance of gluten. And now, as chef and owner of One...
| Sep 6, 2011
As the FDA revisits labeling food as gluten-free, it reopens the public comment period. People with celiac disease are primarily affected by gluten....
| Nov 28, 2011
Mindy Kaling: In her book "Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?," Mindy Kaling of "The Office" mocks stock roles for women in romantic comedies....
| Sep 27, 2012
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. ...
| Oct 21, 2012
"Blue Bloods" co-star Jennifer Esposito accuses CBS of "shameful behavior" in handling her illness....
| Oct 11, 2009
Terri is a 38-year-old who traces her tummy problems back to high school. She has had off and on again fatigue, cramping, gas, bloating and mood swings. She has seen 11 doctors, and been told she is a "diagnostic dilemma" and has "atypical bowel syndrome....
| Nov 11, 2010
The long narrow plate arrived at her table, and, like any good food blogger, Shauna James Ahern paused to take it all in: roasted red piquillo peppers — plump with a lentil stuffing — alongside graceful strands of quick-pickled green beans and...
| Feb 18, 2010
For 20 years, Maurie Ange of El Cerrito, Calif., suffered from chronic belly aches. A decade ago, she was diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome and told to exercise more and increase her fiber intake. But the pain, bloating and digestive issues...
| Aug 25, 2009
Geoffrey Flolo, a professional clarinetist who also works at a health food store in Virginia, avoids eating wheat, rye, or barley whenever possible. All three grains contain the protein gluten, which he believes is unhealthy for him. A few years ago,...