A lawsuit claims a hotel and other vendors ruined a couple’s vegan wedding feast by serving inappropriate food, including seitan skewers for gluten-free guests; to the tune of one-hundred and fifty thousand dollars.
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Does a gluten-free diet have any effect on cardiovascular risk in people with celiac disease? Does it effect people without celiac disease? So far, both questions have remained unanswered. Recently, a team of researchers set out to conduct a systematic review to shed some light on the matter. The team was led by Michael D.E. […]
With blazing progress in 3D printing technology, the future of numerous fields from house building to cake-making and, yes, cooking, is literally being written, or printed, before our very eyes. Food is definitely one of those arenas that will see major influence for 3d printing. In the future, more and more kitchens will come with […]
Celiac disease is a genetically determined disorder in which affected individuals show an intolerance to ingested gluten (Food Safety Authority of Ireland [FSAI]). It is an inheritable, life-long disease and is characterized by an inflammatory reaction to dietary gluten in the human small intestine. The special feature of the disease is a flattening of intestinal […]
A Miami teenager has created what may be the nation’s first kosher gluten-free food bank. Diagnosed with celiac disease at just 7 years old, Aaron Kredi has worked to help numerous newly diagnosed celiac children in South Florida as they switch to gluten-free food. When he started working with the Jewish Community Services Kosher Food […]
Do you have an emergency survival kit at home should disaster strike? Does that include drinking water and gluten-free provisions for at least a few days? The fallout from the latest string of disasters still looms over parts of America; over Houston, Florida and neighboring states devastated by Hurricanes and by resulting floods; and over […]
Quinoa is regarded as safe for people with celiac disease. For many years, some celiac support groups listed quinoa as unsafe due to cross-contamination concerns. But any grain is unsafe for celiacs if it is contaminated with wheat, rye or barley. Some grains have a higher risk of such contamination, others have a low risk. […]
Say what you will about the gluten-free food craze, but one of the benefits of the popularity of gluten-free food is that it now shows up in what would have previously been some very strange, or in this case, remote places. Like a food truck in Elko, Nevada. The Sisters Food Truck, owned by Jennifer […]
A half-time report on what we’ve learned about each other so far in the Relational Aspects of Food Sensitivities research. The study is geared toward gaining perspective on the perceived impact one adult’s food restrictions cause in a household when cohabitating with other adults. It may ultimately yield strategies to address the social and emotional […]
Gluten-free food is now so mainstream that its lack of gluten is no longer a highlight, but is now just another of the many ways manufacturers signal a healthy product. Gluten-free has gone from specialty niche to mainstream, says David Sprinkle, research director of the market research firm Packaged Facts.
Researchers think they may have discovered an important connection between diet and dementia. For the first time, they have tied a specific dietary pattern to blood markers for inflammation. In addition, they showed that elderly adults who followed a certain dietary pattern had reduced brain gray matter volume, and worse visuospatial cognitive function.
Alice Waters, chef, author, and proprietor of the pioneering restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California, is a leader of the movement that believes that cooking fresh food hinges on the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients that are produced sustainably and locally. Cooking fresh food is one way you can eat healthy if you are on a gluten […]
Industry analysts are projecting the global market for gluten-free pet foods to enjoy growth of up to 25% a year over the next decade. Across numerous industries, a shift from products containing gluten to gluten-free products is creating major potential for manufacturers. The latest market report from Persistence Market Researchers, titled Global Gluten-free Pet Food […]
In the face of budget cuts, and in a move that may offer a glimpse of things to come, doctors with the the UK’s National Health Service are eliminating gluten-free food prescriptions for adults, beginning in parts of Devon. As of July 1, the Northern, Eastern and Western Devon Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) responsible for […]
For anyone with celiac disease or gluten intolerance who was wondering how well food manufacturers are complying with FDA standard for gluten-free labeling, or wondering exactly how gluten-free is my gluten-free food, some early answers are in, and the news looks good. A recent report by the agency indicates that the vast majority of food […]
Once upon a time, maintaining a gluten-free diet was a challenge, especially for college kids. In many ways, it still is, as college students face numerous challenges that others do not. However, things are changing, and much of that change is being driven by colleges and universities seeking to better serve their students with food […]
Hello, my name is Gerry. I am a certified Medical Technologist currently working as a Clinical Systems Analyst. I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2006 by blood/biopsy. I have two wonderful children, 1 of whom has screened positive for a celiac gene pair. My strong background in Medical Technology assured a quick diagnosis once […]