Action for Healthy Kids Chicago: Group Teaches Nutrition and Exercise

Action for Healthy Kids Chicago: Last month Action for Healthy Kids ran an event called: Every Kid Healthy Week (April 22– 26) in Chicago. One of their activities included “the FoodTASTIC Family Health Fair” where participants learned about healthy food and exercise choices. It was held at Harlan Community Academy (…)

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Chicago Gluten and Allergen Free Expo 2011: Reserve your spot!

I just finished chatting on the phone with Jen Cafferty, Founder of the Gluten and Allergen Free Cooking Expo, which is in its fourth year. She’s filled me in on all the wonderful vendors, cooking classes, and possible children’s events scheduled for the weekend of April 29-May 1, 2011. (…)

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Thrive Allergy Expo at McCormick Place in Chicago

This is the first ever comprehensive consumer expo for food avoiders from all walks of life. Experts on food allergies, respiratory and asthmatic issues, dermatological issues, and celiac/gluten intolerance will be available to showcase their wares and their expertise at McCormick Place in Chicago April 18-19, 2009. (…)

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Vegan Gluten-free Restaurant in Chicago Out of Business

A vegan gluten-free restaurant in Chicago has failed to take hold. The Balanced Kitchen opened its doors in 2008. In less than a year it was obvious the vegan gluten-free  restaurant concept was doomed to fail. The restaurant, once located at 6263 North McCormick Road in Lincolnwood, is now out (…)

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Free Celiac Screening through University of Chicago

The University of Chicago is hosting their annual free Celiac disease blood screening on Saturday, October 6, 2007. PRE-REGISTRATION is required and begins August 15th. If you or a loved one suspects you may have this disease and you are in the Chicago area, call to make a reservation at: (…)

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