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Food Intolerance

6 Things You Should Know About the Low-FODMAP Diet (And Why You Should Care)

Alice Bast | Posted 03.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Alice Bast

FODMAPs may sound like a new medical device or GPS system, but they're actually one of the hottest topics in digestive health and wellness. You're likely to hear a lot more about them in the coming years, so let's set the record straight.

Smelly Dog?

Dr. Karen Becker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Karen Becker

Dogs don't smell like freshly-showered people -- they're not supposed to! They have their own smell, which varies from dog to dog, but it's not unplea...

Avoid These 5 Gluten-Free Mistakes

Posted 05.23.2013 | Healthy Living

By Cynthia Sass After experiencing some wacky symptoms, I was recently tested for celiac disease, and while the report came back negative, I've n...

Why I Cook: Cooking With Food Allergies

Amie Valpone | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Amie Valpone

I recently was offered the opportunity to document my life and how I live with food allergies and intolerances from Liza de Guia, who is an incredibly talented film producer. For all of you out there with food allergies, intolerances, auto-immune diseases or any other health issues, I get it.

Food Intolerances vs. Allergies: The Pizza Crisis

Lora Krulak | Posted 05.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Lora Krulak

The next morning I woke with a headache, flu-like symptoms, and eyes so pouffy they could barely open. My husband looked at me and asked why I seemed so pale and clammy. This is food intolerance in action.

Under-The-Radar Food Allergies

Posted 07.13.2012 | Healthy Living

About 90 percent of reported food allergies are reactions to the same eight foods, according to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, an advocacy or...

British Woman Blinded, Paralyzed After Stomach Bug. How Could It Happen?

Posted 01.25.2012 | Black Voices

When 30-year-old Bunmi Sobowale caught a stomach bug during a trip to Mexico in 2004, she never imagined the string of health problems that would ensu...

Most People With 'Food Allergies' Are Exaggerating, Expert Says

Posted 01.25.2012 | Food

It's a cliche, at this point, to note that many more people claim to have food allergies today than they did a decade or two ago. In some David Chang-...

How Should Restaurants Accommodate Allergies?

Posted 11.21.2011 | Food

Two thought-provoking blog posts have recently been published about how restaurants should, and can, deal with severe allergies. Paolo Lucchesi from ...

Food Allergies Are the New Eating Disorder

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Are some people using the allergy/intolerance umbrella as a reason to restrict food? I'm betting yes. And it's not just celebrities.