| Aug 2, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Consumers who have celiac disease will soon be able to food shop with greater confidence, knowing that the FDA has issued new standards for "gluten-free" labels on foods.
The ruling issued Tuesday by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration defines the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Dunkin' Donuts is testing gluten-free cinnamon sugar donuts and blueberry muffins in select markets with plans to add the items to the menu by the end of this year. This is good news for those who live with gluten intolerance or sensitivity. And gluten-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:13 AM
I see a fair number of children between the ages of 4 and 7 who complain about headaches and tummy aches. This is a common age for children to begin talking about aches and pains.
I know this from personal experience, as I had a child who for several...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:30 PM
Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or people allergic to nuts. But gluten-free is another matter. Increasing numbers of people are choosing to forgo gluten (or learning they must...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Depending on who sits at your Thanksgiving table, you may already have figured out how to serve vegetarians or guests who are allergic to nuts. But more people are choosing to eat gluten-free or learning they must do without gluten. And with pie crusts...
| Nov 24, 2013
The Chopping Block:
Ginger molasses spice cookies with holiday sprinkles
Chef Sara Salzinski of the Chopping Block (222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 312-644-6360, thechoppingblock.net) makes these cookies with her kids — Delilah, 8, and Jake, 4....
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Cookies and Much More
If laughter is the best medicine, then a dose of Sara Vollmer will be just what the doctor ordered! The Gluten Intolerance Group of ShorelineEast is delighted to announce that Ms. Vollmer will be the featured speaker at their annual...
| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:33 AM
Baltimore biotech firm Alba Therapeutics said Monday that it has promoted its president to CEO.
Wendy Perrow, who had also served as Alba's chief operating officer, has worked as an executive at the company since 2008. Her previous experience includes...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 2:40 PM
When I saw gluten-free Joe-Joe’s chocolate sandwich cookies on my last trip to Trader Joe’s, I thought I’d check out some chocolate options. I easily found six in supermarkets.
They’re all pretty good, and some are much better...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:15 PM
The daily deluge of health studies, reports and statistics is often meandering and confusing.
After all, sometimes a report will contradict the findings of another issued just days earlier. More often, snapshots of the American experience are revealed...