Whether it’s by nutritional necessity or personal choice, many people follow gluten-free diets. Gluten allergies and intolerances can often make it difficult for consumers to enjoy most foods that are on the market. For years now, this group of people has grown and they are looking for more options. They want to eat a variety of food and they don’t want to sacrifice taste to do so. The gluten-free industry has expanded to accommodate the consumers and there are now very few options that don’t have a gluten-free alternative. Even the famed cookie diet has an answer for the gluten-conscious. (more…)
Smart for Life Weight Management Centers is closing shop, filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Boca Raton, Florida-based company was entangled in a dispute with Miami-based SM Licensing Corp. and Dr. Sanford Siegal over using the term “cookie diet” for its weight loss program.
Smart for Life started as a licensed franchise of Dr. Siegal’s Cookie Diet, but lost the right to use the terminology in its advertising and web address last year.
A half million people have turned to Dr. Seigal’s Cookie Diet over the span of three decades. There are several nutritious cookies to choose from, in tasty flavors such as chocolate, oatmeal raisin, coconut, banana, and blueberry. You can learn more about Dr. Siegal’s program in our review of the Cookie Diet right here.
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