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 Beer: The Drinking Experience

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Eating Out With Gluten Intolerance: Some Simple Tips

eating out with gluten intolerance

One of the biggest struggles for people suffering from gluten intolerance, is that they find it hard to eat out. There are so many things to consider and this can lead to staying home, when you have opportunities to go out. Such as: Going To A Restaurant Having Dinner At A Friends House This can be hard not only on yourself but also your partner and family – and also your friends. But suffering from celiac disease doesn’t have to be a home-based prison sentence, you definitely can eat out with gluten intolerance, you just have to take not of [...]

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 [...]

The Symptoms Of Gluten Intolerance

symptoms of gluten intolerance

Basic Symptoms There are a lot of symptoms of gluten intolerance, however when you look back at Celiac disease, the only reason behind  it is that your body is no longer accepting gluten. This problem can show up in such a variety of ways, such as: Skin conditions Hair loss Joint Pain Migraines Irritable Bowel Syndrome The wide range of symptoms makes celiac disease much harder to detect, a few more that are quite common are: Anemia Fatigue Depression Osteoporosis Low Vitamin D Digestive problems The main reason why the symptoms of gluten intolerance present themselves is because your body [...]

What Is Gluten Intolerance?

what is gluten intolerance?

Have you or anyone you know in the family or circle of friends had symptoms like: Irritable bowel syndrome Autism Depression Skin conditions ADD or ADHD There are many symptoms that can present themselves as a result of gluten intolerance, and this list of symptoms is just a few of the many that can be as a result of an intolerance to gluten – or celiac disease. This is why it can be so hard to diagnose. It takes more than a couple of tests to be sure of the nature of the problem. Common Issues With Gluten Intolerance Gluten [...]

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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