gluten-free http://kbia.org en New gluten-free standard will help those with celiac disease http://kbia.org/post/new-gluten-free-standard-will-help-those-celiac-disease <p>Try walking down a grocery aisle or opening a restaurant menu without stumbling upon foods with claims that they’re “gluten-free.”</p><p>Up until now, you basically had to take the manufacturer or chef at their word. There was no widely accepted definition of what makes a food “gluten-free.”</p><p>That changed last week when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its new standard for food producers that want to label their goods as being without gluten.</p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:31:13 +0000 Luke Runyon 38310 at http://kbia.org New gluten-free standard will help those with celiac disease FDA launches new gluten free rules http://kbia.org/post/fda-launches-new-gluten-free-rules <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Walk down a grocery store aisle or open a restaurant menu.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gluten-free labels are everywhere.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gluten is a starchy protein compound found in products made from wheat, barley and rye. It’s what gives dough a chewy texture. But up until this point, there has been little oversight on what qualifies as gluten-free and what doesn’t.</span></p> Mon, 05 Aug 2013 13:24:30 +0000 Luke Runyon 38268 at http://kbia.org FDA launches new gluten free rules Gluten-free diet trend; Gunther's Games reincarnated http://kbia.org/post/gluten-free-diet-trend-gunthers-games-reincarnated <p></p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:57:35 +0000 Kristofor Husted 32212 at http://kbia.org Gluten-free diet trend; Gunther's Games reincarnated Gluten-free by popular demand http://kbia.org/post/gluten-free-popular-demand <p>Six months ago, Kara Welter drastically changed her diet by eliminating food that contains wheat, rye or barley.</p><p>“I don’t eat gluten,” said Welter, a 41-year-old marketing executive in Kansas City. “I happened to just try it because I was having stomach issues for years. And it turns out within three days, I stopped having stomach issues.”</p><p>Welter’s gluten decision stemmed from what she read online. Medical tests showed that she did not have a gluten sensitivity or celiac disease, the disorder that causes the immune system to reject the gluten.</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 15:18:37 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 32057 at http://kbia.org Gluten-free by popular demand