Dr. Tim Says….
The FDA allows health claims to be made on foods, but the assertion does have to meet certain criteria.
The claims allowed fall into ten different categories based on a relationship between a certain [...]
There’s only one treatment for Celiac Disease: avoiding all wheat gluten. As a physician and a Celiac patient myself, however, I know that mistakes, whether intentional or not, can be common. Food labels are not as clear as we would like, restaurant dish descriptions are even [...]
I have said before that one of the things I miss most about having to eat gluten free is pizza. Not being able to go out for pizza occasionally is a drag, but you get used to it. I’ve never been one much for frozen [...]
People eat a lot of chicken nuggets and chicken strips. Not being someone who eats at fast food restaurants, I will admit that it has been at least 30 years since I ate a Chicken McNugget, and that experience was bad enough to make me [...]
Creamy Potato Leek and
About a year ago we reviewed two soups from Imagine Natural Foods: Harvest Corn Soup and Garden Tomato Soup.Both soups were labeled “Light in Sodium” and contained less than 200 milligrams of sodium per cup. They were great soups, and as [...]
We have tried a number of gluten free pizzas, both from the freezer case and in restaurants. Here’s a roundup of some new choices for you along with links to older reviews.
Previously we reviewed Udi’s [...]
Dear Dr. Gourmet,
Q: I was surprised to see quinoa, millet, & buckwheat on your list of grains that contain gluten. I have been on a medically necessary gluten free diet for nearly 14 years & discovered early on that these grains do not contain the [...]
There is something about Mac & Cheese from a box that I just don’t understand. While it is so easy to make your own – better, cheaper and tastier – there are dozens of versions of ready to fix Mac & Cheese on the grocery [...]