Coeliac Disease

The Link Between Coeliac Disease And Mental Health

Jasmine Irving | Posted 12.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmine Irving

Personally, talking openly about the physical side of my coeliac disease has always been far easier to do than discussing my experience of depression and anxiety. I have difficulty even using these labels, I've previously opted to use terms that play it down like "low mood" or "feeling fragile".

Coeliac Awareness Week: 15 Things Coeliac Disease Is NOT

Jenna Downes | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

1. An allergy to gluten. Despite what you may read, coeliac disease is a disease involving the immune system and is not the same as other allergies - such as milk allergy or lactose intolerance.

13 Struggles You Only Have If You Are Coeliac

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 03.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Coeliac disease is a lifelong autoimmune condition where the body reacts to gluten (a protein found in wheat, barley and rye), that affects approximat...

Basil - The Many Uses Of...

Emily Curson-Baker | Posted 16.03.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Emily Curson-Baker

Basil is so important for good health, it is my 'go-to' comfort food, especially if I am feeling a little under the weather. Like carrots, basil is a rich source of beta-carotene which is needed for good vision, strong immunity and general good health. Because I can't be without it, I've come up with a few new and alternative ways to use basil and create something really special:

The Five Best Gluten-Free Restaurants in Birmingham

Jenna Downes | Posted 11.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

Not long ago I shared my guide to a Not long ago I shared my guide to a Gluten Free London Yet, there's plenty of options beyond the big smoke. Today'...

The Many Benefits of Bone Broth (And No-I'm not talking about weight loss)

Jenna Downes | Posted 23.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

, I do believe bone broth can be amazing for you- and today I wanted to share some of the many actual benefits of bone broth and explain how to introduce it into your diet.

Eight Things Nobody Tells You About Coeliac Disease

Jenna Downes | Posted 13.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

I find it really frustrating that the information about coeliac disease is still shockingly inaccurate. So today I'm hoping to readdress the balance with today's post: 8 things that nobody tells you about coeliac disease (even if you have it!)

Ending Up in Hospital With Avoidable Malnutrition Shouldn't Be the First Step Towards Diagnosis

Sarah Sleet | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Sleet

Coeliac disease isn't an allergy or intolerance to wheat. It's a lifelong autoimmune disease, caused by the body reacting to even a tiny crumb of gluten, found in wheat, barley or rye. The symptoms include, but aren't limited to; unexplained anaemia, diarrhoea, stomach pains and lethargy.

Six Ways to Make Being Gluten-Free Easier

Natalie Roberts | Posted 26.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

Whether you're new to being gluten-free or you've been avoiding gluten for years, I'm sure there are times when you feel unsure whether something is safe to eat. I do it too. There are some things I've been doing for a while to make being gluten-free easier though, and it's really helped. I haven't been glutened for months! I'm guessing I've just jinxed myself now though. ;)

Coeliacs Aren't Fraudsters - So Let's Stop Treating Them Like They Are

Jenna Downes | Posted 31.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Jenna Downes

We need to acknowledge that coeliac disease is a serious illness; not an intolerance or something that brings you out in a rash. We spend billions of pounds each year funding research, treating and finding ways to support patients for the many illnesses that affect the UK population. Why should coeliacs be any different?

Eight Things No Gluten-Free Person Ever Wants to Hear

Natalie Roberts | Posted 03.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Natalie Roberts

If anyone with coeliac disease or gluten intolerance eats gluten it's typically a very uncomfortable and often painful experience. It is NOT a diet. It's a lifestyle change because their bodies can't tolerate gluten.

What You Aren't Telling Your Doctor About That Stomach Ache

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

Your doctor doesn't understand that you are so phobic, so physically afraid of food that you will routinely experience an actual stress response during eating, full-on anxiety attacks after eating, producing huge amounts of adrenalin. All things that makes us feel incredibly unwell around food. So much so that your body believes it is in extreme danger every time you consume anything

Five Reasons Coeliac Travel is a Pleasure Not a Burden

Jasmine Irving | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Jasmine Irving

Gluten isn't the easiest thing to avoid when travelling but no one needs to let that put them off. It's not as restricting as it sounds, and it's actually led me to some pretty cool places. So, here are five reasons why coeliac travel is awesome.

Following My Letter to Jamie Oliver

Claire Campbell-Adams | Posted 17.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Claire Campbell-Adams

My husband or I will phone ahead, tell them the kids have Coeliac Disease and ask if they have gluten free choices on the menu, they say yes, we tell the kids, then off we go. Inevitably we arrive to find that whilst they do gluten free for adults they don't for children.

Coeliac Disease: Spot The Symptoms And How To Go Gluten-Free

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Coeliac disease is a life-long autoimmune disease caused by an intolerance to gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. The Nation...

Gluten-Free Diet Recipes (Including Flourless Cake, Bread Alternatives And Pasta)

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

For the uninitiated a gluten-free diet is the only treatment for coeliac disease - a life-long autoimmune disease caused by an intolerance to gluten, ...

Gluten Allergies Don't Exist, Says Specialist Doctor

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

The key symptoms of a gluten allergy may be a combination of migraines, mood swings, deep fatigue and a gamut of gastro-intestinal problems from const...

Coeliac Prescription Restrictions.

Angharad Cloney | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Angharad Cloney

As you can imagine, having staple foods such as bread, pasta and flour mixes on prescription is a vital lifeline for the majority of those who have to follow a gluten free diet, especially those where such carbohydrate rich food sources are important in their nutritional regime, such as diabetics.

Is Gluten the Culprit in Our Fight Against Obesity?

Jill Shaw Ruddock | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jill Shaw Ruddock

Is wheat the only culprit or could it also be the way that much of our food is produced and reared? Or are we getting fatter because food is too readily available and cheap?

Gluten-Free Eating in Amercia

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne

I was fortunate recently to have the opportunity to visit the US to see how the gluten-free food market differs from that in the UK.

Let Me Eat Cake! What It's Like to Be Suddenly Diagnosed as Coeliac

Kate Harrad | Posted 14.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Kate Harrad

I will do a lot of things to avoid dying of bowel cancer, and if one of those things is going to have to be sounding like a fussy eater in public, then so be it. Picky wins over dead. But the thing I hadn't quite realised is how wheat gets into everything. Like chips.

What is a Fad Diet?

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne | Posted 06.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne

What is a fad diet? I only asked because a few commentators have suggested that gluten-free is the latest in a long line of fad diets - similar to the low carb Atkins Diet craze of a few years back, or the hunter-gatherer diet.

Coeliac Disease is a Global Problem

Peter Byass | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK
Peter Byass

Historically, many diseases were first recognised in a particular place and later found on a wider basis. For coeliac disease and gluten intolerance, it's only fairly recently that the problem has been recognised globally