Before leaving Brooklyn for the 2015 Gluten-Free and Allergen Friendly Expo in Secaucus, New Jersey, I ate a bagel and cream cheese. When I reached Port Authority, I realized I was very tired from—I assume—the bagel, so I ordered a tall Caramel Macchiato at Starbucks. By the time the bus dropped me off at the…
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Good news for people who like grocery shopping, have celiac disease or who have issues with carbs: the FDA has decided which foods are allowed to be labeled gluten-free and which are not.
A new study by the NPD group shows that 29% of Americans are now trying to cut gluten out of their diets, most of them just cause. Every time another person makes this foolish decision, my life gets harder.
According to a recent report, "nearly five times as many people have celiac disease today than did during the 1950s" and "the rate of celiac disease has doubled every 15 years since 1974 and is now believed to affect one in every 133 U.S. residents."
Thanksgiving is coming up, and with it the inevitable questions about food: how to accommodate the vegan, gluten-free, or otherwise dietarily restricted person on your guest list? And what if you are that person? Read on for some answers.