Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Gluten free diet requires careful shopping

By Liz Dwyer

February 13, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Food & Drink

This past week I finally decided to try something I have been dying to do for a couple months: going on a gluten-free diet. Gluten-free diets are a growing trend in the United States. Gluten is the protein that is responsible for keeping the elasticity in doughy products and is m...

UMass Dining is prepared for allergies

By Aviva Luttrell

December 3, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

Grabbing a bite to eat isn’t always a simple matter for the estimated 9 million adults in the United States that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says suffer from food allergies. But at the University of Massachusetts, Director of Reside...

Climate change linked to longer allergy season

By Nancy Pierce

March 10, 2011

Filed under Campus News

Climate change isn’t just contributing to rising sea levels and warmer temperature. It can also leave people suffering from allergies further into the year. A United States Department of Agriculture study with collaborators inc...