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Back to school made easy (or at least easier)

Few words cause more dread in the hearts of so many. The lazy days of summer give way, with some resistance, to early morning alarms, homework, carpools and bagged lunches. These days, getting back in the school groove is less difficult. A slew of apps, websites, and companies are dedicated to making our lives a little… Read more

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3 Gluten-Free, Protein-Packed Edamame Pasta Recipes

Edamame is the perfect little snack. This yummy boiled green soybeans are rich in protein, dietary fiber, and micronutrients, particularly folate, manganese, phosphorus and vitamin K. You’ve probably ordered Edamame as an appetizer in a Japanese restaurant, but have you enjoyed this protein-packed bean in main dishes? Edamame is naturally gluten-free and low calorie, contains no… Read more

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‘Gluten-free water’ shows absurdity of trend in labeling what’s absent

By Brandon McFadden, Assistant Professor of Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida. Gluten-free, GMO-free and 100 percent vegan. ericlefrancais/Shutterstock.com The food labeling craze coupled with banner headlines about the dangers of gluten, genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and hormones are leading to increasingly absurd results. For example, you can now buy “premium” water that’s not only… Read more

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Vatican rules: “Body of Christ” can’t be gluten free

It must be strange trying to keep Christian dogma relevant in a modern society. For starters, you have to deal with a wide array of absurd verses, both in the Old and the New Testament – ranging from slavery to smashing infants on rocks (we’ll get to that a bit later). However, the Vatican is keeping… Read more

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Fake Australian cancer blogger gets hefty fine

An Australian blogger who faked brain cancer and professed to have cured the disease with natural therapies was fined Aus$410,000 (US$320,000) on Thursday over the false claims. The Federal Court in Melbourne found that Belle Gibson deceived people when she launched a popular cookbook and smartphone app in 2013 asserting she overcame cancer through alternative treatments,… Read more

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Idaho distiller Grand Teton fashioning gluten-free vodkas and whiskey

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Those of you who follow this page closely know I try to find new craft spirits wherever I travel. Accordingly, when I was in Boise back in May I found myself at a bar where Idaho-produced 44° North Vodka was on offer. I was stoked to learn that there are other distillers in the Gem… Read more

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Gluten-Free Baking: Try Green Banana Flour

The food industry is constantly developing palatable products that allow people with gluten and wheat allergies to enjoy breads, baked goods, pastas and other foods that require flour to produce. The problem is that many flour substitutes used in these items don’t deliver the desired texture. Muffins baked with gluten-free flour may end up moonlighting as… Read more

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Seven Surprising Nonfood Things That Contain Gluten

Living with celiac disease means following a gluten-free diet to improve quality of life. A general rule is to read all food product labels, but there are also less obvious sources of gluten that often go overlooked. Many everyday nonfood items could exacerbate celiac disease symptoms, leading to digestive problems. Many people who avoid gluten—a protein… Read more

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NurturMe Modernizes the Baby Aisle with First-Ever “Tummy Friendly” Meals and Snacks

Innovative “free from” gluten-free lines with probiotics launch in major national retailer this month and land additional capital investment for rapid growth AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NurturMe, the Tummy Friendly Brand™ known for its innovative quinoa baby food, is shaking up the baby and toddler category with the first-ever family of organic meals… Read more

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Cumberland Farms Announces Recall Of Its Large Chicken Caesar Salad Due To An Undeclared Gluten Allergen

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Cumberland Farms announces a recall of its LARGE (9.95 OUNCE) CHICKEN CAESAR SALAD due to the presence of gluten in a product mislabeled as gluten free. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to specific types of allergens, such as gluten, run the risk of serious life threatening… Read more

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