August/September 2017

Life Story

Considering Colleges When Gluten-Free

Subscribers Only — This past spring, FARE launched its Food Allergy College Search tool to help families find detailed information on how colleges handle food allergies and gluten-free diets. The database, which initially launched with 40 schools, has drill-down information on allergy-safe options, cross-contact procedures, staff training and roommate accommodations.   More...

Get Out and Walk!

Subscribers Only — Walking is an easy, fun and safe way to exercise. Itís also inexpensive and perfectly naturalóit can be done almost anywhere without any special equipment or training. Performed regularly, walking can help reduce the risk of heart disease, hypertension, hyperlipidemia and diabetes. But can walking strengthen your bones?   More...

We've Got Issues: August/September 2017

After taking a multi-generational family vacation where I kept getting sick at restaurants that supposedly served gluten-free dishes, Iíd like to go into my next travels better prepared. Aside from bringing my own food and grilling every waiter and chef at my vacation destination, what can I do? Oh, and getting there is also not so fun. Can you tell me which airlines have the tastiest GF options?   More...