Gluten Intolerance

Gut Instincts...

Lucy Horobin | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Horobin

Here's a personal question. Have you ever been constipated for a week? How about for up to 4 days on a regular (oh the irony) basis? I have. And it's horrible. Admittedly, this isn't the nicest or most popular of discussions, but it's something that has recently led to me making a lifestyle change. To put it bluntly, I had no choice...

The Gluten Free 'Fad' Exposed

Sarah Cloutier | Posted 10.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Cloutier

Recently there has been a lot of backlash against the Gluten Free 'Fad'. Some journalists and researchers say that the gluten protein is needed in our diet for nutrition and that removing it is harmful to our health.

NHS Paid £17 For Prescription Gluten-Free Pizza

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The National Health Service has come under fire after it was revealed that it spent £17 on one prescription gluten-free pizza – and that doesn’t ...

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.

Pancake Day: Free From Everything but Pancakes

Diane Taylor | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Diane Taylor

Unlike the modern day, rich foods in a traditional household would have consisted of sugar, fat, flour and eggs. Now I can't imagine in the 15th century (first records of pancake day and pancake tossing) they cared about intolerances or that a need for gluten and dairy free existed but, fast forward a few hundred years, or a wee bit more, and there is most definitely a need.

Gluten and Almost Fat Free Christmas Pudding

Fi Bird | Posted 01.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Fi Bird

I spend time in primary schools encouraging children to cook and, increasingly, I seem to come across more and more food allergies and intolerances including coeliacs. As a direct result, I am very aware of the difficulties that families have at festive time -- most shop-bought Christmas cakes and puddings will contain gluten.