Dr. Keith Laskin, medical director for Main Line Health’s Celiac Center at Paoli Hospital, was among the main presenters during the event.
Been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance? Avoid that pesky little protein at these Philly restaurants.
A growing number of everyday products, like lipstick and toothpaste, are gluten free. Is the trend hype, or can it be helpful?
How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?
You’ll be able to enjoy gluten-free food and drink from about 30 of the region’s top restaurants at a Celiac disease benefit in Center City on Sunday.
It’s become popular and profitable to sell products that are labeled gluten free, even when they’re not. And for some, it’s dangerous to their health. Now the FDA is preparing for stricter labeling, and that’s a relief for people who are allergic to gluten.
As many as two million Americans suffer from celiac disease — they’re unable to digest gluten, which is found in bread, pasta, beer, and other common foods.
Millions of people have an undiagnosed disease that can cause everything from infertility and headaches to cancer and learning disabilities.
The Philadelphia cruise terminal will be the site of Sunday’s 7th annual Appetite for Awareness, to help fight a disease where food is both the cause and the cure.