gluten free

Since when did Christmas become about stuffing ourselves with Christmas cheer? To celebrate family and friends and to see how much we can eat without being sick? And then exercise and starve like a maniac to lose all the weight we've piled on in the name of fun?
I've never been in a situation where I have been neglected or hungry. My life has been relatively middle class, so I've always known there would be food on my table. So there's a comfort for me with food. It
I adore food markets that go on and on and truly appreciate the displays of the fruit and vegetables in all their colours and glory. I mean, come on people, what's not to Love - aubergine and pumpkin just work, don't they?
When it comes to food, some people think I'm fussy - well, I guess you could call it that - I prefer self-loving.
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?
I am privileged to be the mother of three lovely boys, all of whom are in great health. This has only been the case since my eldest son Angus was diagnosed with a severe allergy to dairy products and my middle son, Robin with an intolerance to gluten.
The National Health Service has come under fire after it was revealed that it spent £17 on one prescription gluten-free pizza
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.
A gluten and casein-free diet may lead to improvements in behaviour and physiological symptoms in children with autism spectrum
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.