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Celiac Disease

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  • FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline

    FDA defines 'gluten free' for food labeling with a new guideline
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday said that only food products containing less than 20 parts per million of gluten can be labeled "gluten free." The new guideline is intended to provide uniformity in the labeling of food products and...
  • 'Gluten-free' label should be easier to trust as FDA sets standard

    'Gluten-free' label should be easier to trust as FDA sets standard
    People who avoid gluten soon will have a federal standard behind gluten-free food labels. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday published a new regulation – eagerly awaited by those suffering from celiac disease – that defines...
  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...
  • Camp Gluten Free, where the kids don't have to ask what's on the menu

     Camp Gluten Free, where the kids don't have to ask what's on the menu
    If you can't eat gluten and you're a kid, life can be tough to negotiate. No thanks to the pizza party, the birthday cake, the trades at school lunch. But for a week, for 67 kids, there's Camp Gluten Free, about 6,000 feet up in the San Bernardino...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads. Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
  • Gluten-free stores offer shoppers freedom from label-reading

    Gluten-free stores offer shoppers freedom from label-reading
    ORANGE, Calif. -- When Bridget Reilly and her young son began eating gluten-free, she also began to find grocery shopping a real headache. So many labels to read, so much food her family didn’t really like and she didn’t really like feeding...
  • What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten

    What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten
    What is gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). What problems prompt people to avoid gluten? Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
  • Going gluten-free more common, but not necessarily easier

    Going gluten-free more common, but not necessarily easier
    For more than 20 years, Kristine Kidd tasted what came her way as the food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. But she never felt great. "I had digestive issues my whole life," she says, but 21/2 years ago, the aching joints, bloating, fatigue and digestive...
  • Resources for celiac disease

    Resources for celiac disease
    A by-no-means exhaustive list of resources follows. Please send us your favorites. Celiac Disease Foundation, based in Studio City. Information, seminars and product shows, children's summer camp. Mayo Clinic. Information on health and gluten-free...
  • Shari and Judi Zucker dish on healthful, tasty snacks

    Shari and Judi Zucker dish on healthful, tasty snacks
    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,...
  • Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market

    Gluten-free food and drinks have become a $4.2 billion market
    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...