| Aug 2, 2013
| 8:19 AM
If "gluten-free" and "organic" aren't big in your vocabulary, you've probably never heard of zucchini puttanesca ($13.95).
Unless, of course, you've already discovered Fresh First, the first gluten-free cafe in South Florida. Mary Siragusa and her...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:37 AM
1637 SE 17th St., Fort Lauderdale, 954-763-3344, FreshFirst.com
Chef Mary Siragusa and her daughter, pasty chef Francesca Siragusa, have opened an organic eatery and juicery billed as gluten, corn and peanut-free in the Quay Plaza.
| 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-...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 9:30 AM
According to the Centers for Disease Control, one out of 133 people are living with celiac disease, an autoimmune disease.
For eight-year-old Grace Rennard, a student at Trailside Elementary, this statistic did not seem accurate.
Grace, who lives with...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Anthony Madrid lives in Chicago. His poems have appeared in Boston Review, Gulf Coast, The Iowa Review, Poetry and Web Conjunctions. His first book is “I Am Your Slave Now Do What I Say.”
Rebecca Makkai is...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Q: We have just come back from Kathy's Gazebo Restaurant in Boca Raton. All four of us had the Dover sole. It's the best. Could you get me the recipe? — Janet Blake, Highland Beach/Michigan
A: For the last 14 years, owners Gerard Hascoat and...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:22 AM
How are your microbes doing today? Yes, your personalized, bazillion little bacteria working their magic in your stomach and intestines and -- if you're to believe many recent reports -- may be causing you problems with auto-immune issues.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - I see a lot of gluten-free foods in the grocery store. Should all of us be eating gluten-free? the participant asked me. I was answering some questions after teaching a nutrition class.
That depends. If you have celiac disease, then you...
| 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...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Growing children need the right nutrients, as well as plenty of exercise, in order to develop healthy bones. Two of the most important "ingredients" for building strong bones are calcium and Vitamin D, especially for teenagers undergoing a growth spurt. ...