Old Favorite Recipes CAN Be Made Gluten Free

Gluten free chocolate cupcakes

The gluten free diet has gotten more popular in recent years. This is because research has been done on it, and it has been determined that some people have an allergy or intolerance to wheat. If you are one of these people, you likely feel frustrated at having to limit what you eat somewhat. This may be avoided by merely learning new recipes and alternatives to wheat. Will I Still Be Able to Eat My Favourite Meals? You can still enjoy many of the foods that you love, without having to suffer health issues because of it. Gluten allergies occur [...]

Gluten Free Grains: Your Options

buckwheat is a gluten free grain

If you are one of the celiac or gluten sensitive people out there, then be welcome to the world of gluten free grains. You will not need to miss wheat, barley and rye from your diet if you start having yourself from these new grains that you may know whole a lot about. Most of the common grains are so processed from factories that they become bad for health even for normal people. You can go for some gluten free versions of these grains and easily incorporate them in to your breakfasts or other meals. It is important to get [...]

Gluten Free Beer: The Drinking Experience

A row of bears

Being a Celiac patient would be a big tragedy for any beer lover because it is made of barley – which is a food that contains gluten. What would a beer be without barley and wheat? Well there is gluten free beer which could be a good thing for celiac patients. About Celiac Disease Celiac disease is a condition where you own body is attacking itself in a way. This is called an auto-immune function when your own antibodies are trying to lower the sugar or gluten levels in your blood. Eventually these antibodies start attacking your own tissue and [...]

Easy Gluten Free Desserts

Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

Sometimes trying to cook food that fits into your gluten free diet can be a real pain. This is because it usually requires a lot of effort, pre-planning and making sure you have all the right ingredients. However, a lot of people suffering from gluten intolerance seem to forget that a lot of natural foods  are gluten free and there are plenty of easy gluten free desserts that do not take a lot of time and effort. I am not going to recreate the wheel with this post, but instead highlight some fantastic gluten free recipes that I have found [...]

Are Oats Gluten Free?

are oats gluten free?

Following on from a couple of previous articles we have written discussing gluten free foods, the next question we are going to ask is, ‘Are oats gluten free?’ Now you would automatically think that oats are ok for gluten intolerant people to eat, as they are not a wheat based product, but there is a little more to the story which we will look into now. Oats Are Usually On Gluten Free Diet ‘Don’t Eat Lists’… If you do a search of Google for gluten free food lists chances are that the majority of them will place oats in the [...]

Gluten Free Cereals: Your Options

gluten free breakfast cereals

Different meals can be a challenge for different people. If you suffer from gluten intolerance than you may have trouble finding dinner options that you like, or even gluten free cereals that you will actually eat. There are so many celiac patients, plus a good portion of the general population that want to have food that is healthy for them – but are not sure of their options. Being on a gluten free diet is a good way of staying in shape and more importantly can help with the symptoms of gluten intolerance and you can follow the diet without [...]

Is Rice Gluten Free?

Is rice gluten free?

If you are suffering from gluten intolerance then now is the time to start researching which foods contain gluten – and which are gluten free. Many people get instantly afraid when their doctor informs them that they are intolerant to gluten because they know that they will be asked to control their diet. However, it is important to remember that knowledge is the key to controlling your problem and will also help you find foods that will make following a gluten free diet more enjoyable. You may be surprised to know that there are gluten free solutions for the majority [...]

Gluten Free Food List? What To Avoid

gluten free food list

Have you been looking for a gluten free food list for your daily diet? People who suffer from gluten intolerance can have a hard time deciding what to have for their meals. Constantly double checking food to make sure it is ok to eat can be quite a hassle, however it is important to be so careful because gluten content will not only have some short term symptoms, but it has been linked to long term problems. Your diet needs to be followed meticulously if you need if you suffer from gluten intolerance or Celiac disease. Reason For Prevention The [...]

Gluten Free Diet Plan: What You Need To Know

gluten free diet plan

People need to consider having a gluten free diet plan if they have developed a form of gluten intolerance. When you consumed a source of gluten, the gluten continues through your system down to your intestines, which are your digestive tracts. In these intestines there are some finger-like projections called Villi. These villi are an efficient membrane that helps in absorbing the nutrients during the digestion process. Naturally all food passes through your digestive tract and these villi increase the surface area of your intestines which makes your digestive tract very efficient. The surface of the villi has some hair [...]

What Foods Contain Gluten?

What Foods Contain Gluten

Gluten is a kind of protein that is not broken down. This can be bad for your body when your digestive tract is unable to break it down and allow it to your blood stream. This issue, with time begins to further damage the body’s immune system and then starts to affects a number of areas. Hence there are a number of symptoms, and this can make a celiac condition difficult disease to spot for any doctor. A few Gluten Intolerance Symptoms Are: Diarrhea Headache Irritable Bowel Syndrome Skin Conditions These problems definitely crop up for people that face gluten [...]

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