Coeliac Disease

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

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | 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 | Posted 23.02.2014 | 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