Gluten Free Kids (and Parents)

Gluten Free Kids (and Parents)

Here’s a heartwarming story from Liz, a mom who’s had to change the way her household deals with food due to her son’s celiac disease: My twelve year old son and I started eating a strict gluten free diet after … Continue reading

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Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

Is Gluten-Free Just A Fad?

This is a guest blog post by David Katz, M.D. There is a sizable, but still decidedly minority population that can benefit in terms of feeling better by excluding gluten, entirely or mostly, from their diets. There is a population … Continue reading

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The “Comeback” of Ancient Grains

The “Comeback” of Ancient Grains

How many of you have heard of the following grains? Spelt, Amaranth, Quinoa, Millet, Einkorn, Triticale, Emmer, or Teff If you haven’t, you soon will. An interesting article in the LA Times last week covered the growing trend of using … Continue reading

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Adult Onset Food Allergies. Bummer Turned Opportunity.

Adult Onset Food Allergies. Bummer Turned Opportunity.

This is a guest blog post by Marisa McStravick. Up until the summer before my freshman year of college, I truly had what my dad calls, an “Irish stomach made of steel.” I always had a strong and healthy appetite. … Continue reading

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