The American Journal of Gastroenterology recently found that the prevalence of Celiac Disease in America affects every 1 in 141 people. This past spring we featured a blog post explaining the ins and outs of the gluten-free diet. We touched on Celiac Disease, gluten intolerance, and the false idea that gluten-free automatically means weight loss. Now that we all have a better understanding of the gluten-free world, we have some great news to share! Earlier this month, the FDA made great strides in the gluten-free community by officially defining a standard that will apply to foods bearing the gluten-free label. Read on to learn more about how the rule will apply to the following labels!
Over the past few years, gluten-free diets have become extremely popular, but do you know what the benefits and purpose of following a gluten-free lifestyle are? What is the purpose of a gluten-free diet? A gluten-free diet is used to treat celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines of people [...]
In today’s society, we are constantly on the run. If we’re not students rushing to class, parents rushing to pick up their kids or dropping them off, then we’re probably rushing to meet our friends or medical appointments. Sometimes, we are so busy and exhausted that many of us just do not have the time [...]
Pizzas, sandwiches, quesadillas, what do all of these foods have in common? That’s right—cheese! Let’s face it, who doesn’t love the rich, creamy mouthfeel and gooey texture of melted cheese? As a popular accompaniment to many entrées and snacks, one might just consider cheese to be a staple food. Yet whether due to food allergies [...]
The Vogue Milk Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE Laura Cipullo Whole Nutrition Services, NYC Almond, Cashew, Cow, Goat, Hemp, Oat, Rice… Gone are the days of whole, low fat, no fat milk. Now one can choose milk from other animals such as a goat or from other plants like hemp! Whether you have food allergies or [...]