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Gluten Free

Legally Defining Gluten Free

As of this past month, the FDA made regulations mandatory for all foods that label themselves gluten free.

09/09/2014

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Sweet Christine’s Bakery

Christine Ruggio of Sweet Christine’s Bakery and her son Nicholas talk about cooking gluten-free on Talk Philly.

08/06/2014

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More Options Than Ever For The Gluten Free

May is National Celiac Disease Awareness Month and eating to stay healthy is easier than ever.

05/10/2014

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Myths About Allergies

According to The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, many commonly held beliefs about allergies are just not true.

11/11/2013

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What Does Gluten-Free Really Mean?

In order to be labeled gluten free, a product must have less than 20 parts per million of gluten, a level low enough that it won’t cause a health reaction for most people with celiac.

08/27/2013

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Top Gluten-free Menus In Philadelphia

Been diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance? Avoid that pesky little protein at these Philly restaurants.

05/08/2013

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Health: Gluten Free Products – Hype or Helpful?

A growing number of everyday products, like lipstick and toothpaste, are gluten free. Is the trend hype, or can it be helpful?

05/02/2013

Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free Diet

How important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?

03/20/2013

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3 On Your Side: Online Food Order Apps

Cooking during the hot summer months isn’t always fun, and online food delivery sites and apps make ordering out easier than ever. But those online orders can add up, and so can the calories.

08/08/2012

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Top Spots For Kosher Food In Philadelphia

If you are needing a well-deserved break from the kitchen, here are some great places to eat kosher around town.

04/04/2012

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Health Alert: FDA Proposing Stricter Standards For Gluten Free Labels

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.

08/31/2011

(The new gluten-free deli section at the Acme supermarket in Paoli.  Photo by Ian Bush)

A Paoli Supermarket Opens Gluten-Free Deli Section

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.

06/15/2011

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