Tag: celiac

Don’t Poison the Guests: Advice on Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities

Don’t Poison the Guests: Advice on Food Allergies, Intolerances and Sensitivities

| December 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Wheat, nuts, fish, dairy–seems like everyone is allergic to something these days. What’s a host to do? An illustrated guide to the difference between intolerance and allergy. And tips for cooking for those with these conditions (and having them leave sated –and alive.)

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Raising Kids Gluten-Free in an “Eat your Wheaties” Culture

Raising Kids Gluten-Free in an “Eat your Wheaties” Culture

| October 21, 2013 | 3 Comments

In a culture where we have been told for decades to “eat your Wheaties” raising children gluten-free requires a new paradigm.

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Doctors Say Changes In Wheat Do Not Explain Rise Of Celiac Disease

Doctors Say Changes In Wheat Do Not Explain Rise Of Celiac Disease

| September 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

A doctor who authored the book Wheat Belly claims that changes to modern varieties of wheat have have caused the rise in celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. But other doctors have other theories to explain why wheat makes some people sick.

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A Quest For Real Beer, Without The Gluten

A Quest For Real Beer, Without The Gluten

| February 3, 2013 | 1 Comment

Malted wheat and barley add flavor and heft to most beers, but they also contain gluten, making beer off limits for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. For those looking for gluten-free options for Super Bowl Sunday and beyond, good news: There are more choices than ever before for flavorful, full-bodied gluten-free beer.

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College Students With Food Allergies Make Legal Gains

College Students With Food Allergies Make Legal Gains

| January 8, 2013 | 2 Comments

Congress expanded the scope of the Americans With Disabilities Act a few years ago to include food allergies. Now the Justice Department is making institutions accommodate students by providing “safe” food and special meal plans.

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Six Facts Everyone Should Know About Celiac Disease

Six Facts Everyone Should Know About Celiac Disease

| December 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Think that celiac disease and gluten-free eating are flash-in the-pan health trends? Think again. Here are six facts on the disease that everyone should know including what to do if you think you have it.

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KQED’s Forum: Going Gluten-Free

KQED’s Forum: Going Gluten-Free

| December 7, 2012 | 2 Comments

KQED’s Forum discusses the rise of gluten-free diets.

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Gluten-Free Vegan Options in the Bay Area: Yes, They Are Out There

Gluten-Free Vegan Options in the Bay Area: Yes, They Are Out There

| June 22, 2011 | 5 Comments

People are giving up gluten. Whether it’s due to celiac disease or a dietary lifestyle choice, the need for more and more gluten-free food options is growing. Now, what if you are vegan? Ethical choices don’t change, so the elimination of gluten just gets added to your lifestyle! Luckily, the Bay Area has multiple options for a great meal.

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Gluten-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

Gluten-Free Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

| June 15, 2011 | 4 Comments

Macaroni and cheese is all the rage right now and everyone should have a chance to get in on reliving this childhood classic. Here’s a creamy, velvety recipe that’s vegan, gluten-free, and just as delicious as the dairy variety.

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Going Gluten-Free

Going Gluten-Free

| February 25, 2009 | 4 Comments

Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with the absorption of nutrients from food. Gluten-free books, products and blogs are on the rise to meet the needs of celiacs in the US.

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