Will Going Gluten-Free Help You Lose Weight?

The popularity of gluten-free food products has soared in the past few years, with supermarkets carrying everything from gluten-free cake mix and crackers to pasta and pancake mix. In fact, sales of these products are expected to hit $10.5 billion this year – a 44 percent jump from 2011, according to the latest estimate. But there’s only a very small number of people who, for medical reasons, need to avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat and related grains such …

11 Things We Didn’t Know Last Week

News, discoveries and fun… 1. A $332K test tube hamburger assembled from cow stem cells doesn’t taste all that good. (Learn more at AARP) 2. More than a third of young American adults – a record 21.6 million of them – are living with their parents. (Learn more at AARP) 3. Before being launched into space, the 13-inch robot Kirobo said, “one small step for me, a giant leap for robots.” (Learn more at USA Today) 4. If you’re already bored with snail …