| Jul 7, 2008
At the Whole Foods Market in El Segundo, two women stand scanning a refrigerator case filled with packages of gluten-free food -- carrot cake, rice flour bread, scones, ginger cookies, pecan pie and chocolate chip muffins.
Judy Beckett, a retired...
| 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 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...
| 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 18, 2013
Pizza is a year-round comfort food favorite, but I'd wager there's an uptick in demand with fall tailgates and after-school activities.
But for those who live with food allergies, even simple comfort foods, such as pizza, are off the table. For example,...
| 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...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Let's get this straight, people: Gluten-free is not a fad. It describes what happens to your diet after you are diagnosed with an autoimmune digestive disorder called celiac disease.
It's not an allergy, and it's not some badge of stylish eating. No,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Globe-trotters may be able to pick out poulet or huhn or pollo on a menu. And that may serve them well enough if they visit a country where English generally isn't spoken and stick to major tourist hotels and restaurants.
When they opt to dine at a tiny...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Many people today are looking for a healthier lifestyle, and that includes eating products that are being touted, rightly or wrongly, as healthy: for instance, acai berries, Pom Wonderful and gluten-free foods.
The phrase "gluten-free" is showing up...
| 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...