Monthly Archives: January 2010

Celiac Disease: Educating for Life Presentation, Feb. 10, Chester County PA

On February 10th, I will be presenting Celiac Disease: Educating for Life to the Chester County Gluten Intolerance Group. This important topic covers the obstacles to prompt, successful diagnosis and treatment in the United States and the need for physician education to overcome these obstacles, reverse public frustration with the medical community and stop the shift of the public’s focus ...

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Starbucks adding gluten-free snacks to its menu

On January 12th in participating U.S. Starbucks stores, customers saw a line of new snack options with 220 calories or less per serving. The exciting news about these snacks-on-the-go is that at least 8 of the 9 are gluten-free. These new snacks are: * Annie’s® Snacks: These delicious alternatives to traditional snacks are available in portion controlled sizes exclusive to ...

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Treat your sweet tooth to some chocolate from Sweet Riot

With Valentine’s Day just a few short weeks away, why not treat your loved one (or yourself for that matter) to some delicious chocolate from Sweet Riot? Sweet Riot is not only tasty chocolate, it’s chocolate with a purpose. All of their chocolate “peaces” are made from all-natural ingredients, and the company has a strong commitment to fair trade and ...

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5 easy kitchen tips for gluten-free living

Is your kitchen a gathering place? The kitchen is a natural place for people of all ages and backgrounds to share stories and flavors. When transitioning to eating gluten-free, cooking and meeting in the kitchen will probably change. It means double checking each addition to a dish or scrambling to make sure there is no cross-contamination.

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Interview with Richard ‘Wez’ Wearing about touring gluten-free

Recently, I had the pleasure to interview award-winning production manager, Richard ‘Wez’ Wearing. Living in the UK, Wez has worked with hundreds of bands such as Mika, Take That, Scissor Sisters, Sex Pistols, PIL, Iron Maiden, Manic Street Preachers, Celtic Thunder and Sarah Brightman. He has a demanding career that takes him around the world, working non-stop on a tight ...

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“Gluten-free” named #3 top food trend predicted for 2010

It’s the beginning of a new year and writers, websites, and magazines are compiling their top trends lists, as predictions for the upcoming year. After all, it’s 2010 now, and seems the best time to reflect on all of last year’s most notable food fads in order to foresee what the upcoming year will bring us in food pop culture ...

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How to Lose Weight on the Gluten-Free Diet

The traditional look of celiac disease was an underweight person. However, a large minority (39%) are now found to be overweight at diagnosis. A woman with a history of struggling to lose weight is diagnosed with celiac disease. After starting the gluten-free diet she loses 50 lbs in less than a year…seemingly without effort. A middle-aged man who has never ...

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