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By Free-From Heaven On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Ask the experts… What are the potential repercussions of eating gluten when living with coeliac disease?

Q What are the potential repercussions of eating gluten when living with coeliac disease? It can be devastating to be told you’ll never eat gluten again. Upon hearing this, most coeliacs go through the More...

Ask the experts... I am lactose intolerant, should I be worried about casein?
By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017
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Ask the experts… I am lactose intolerant, should I be worried about casein?

Q I am lactose intolerant, should I be worried about casein? Casein is found mainly in dairy products, so if you are avoiding all dairy products then your chances of consuming casein are low, but be cautious as some More...

By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, March 9th, 2017
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Ask the experts… Does gluten provide any nutrients I should seek elsewhere?

Q Does gluten provide any nutrients I should seek elsewhere? Eliminating gluten from your diet puts you at risk of having fewer vitamins, minerals and fibre in your diet, including vitamin B and iron. To combat More...

By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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Ask the experts… What are the best dairy-free milks to use for different styles of cooking?

Q What are the best dairy-free milks to use for different styles of cooking? Coconut milk comes in two forms, tinned and ‘fresh’ and is the most versatile. Due to its natural creaminess, tinned coconut milk More...

By Free-From Heaven On Monday, January 30th, 2017
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Ask the experts… Can cutting out dairy help with my Eczema?

Q. Can cutting out dairy help with my Eczema?  Eczema is a non-infectious, inflammatory skin condition. It often comes in bouts, with genetic predisposition, environmental allergens, temperature, stress and food More...

By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017
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Top Tips for Switching to a Vegan Diet

Q I am a vegetarian, but planning to go vegan. Do you have any top tips? There are so many good and wholesome reasons to adopt a vegan lifestyle, with a broad spectrum of reasons ranging from health to animal welfare More...

By Free-From Heaven On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Ask the experts… Is there a connection between coeliac disease and diabetes?

Q Is there a connection between coeliac disease and diabetes? When you’re diagnosed with coeliac disease it’s tempting to find out lots more about it.  One of the first things you may discover is that it’s More...

By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, November 17th, 2016
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Ask the experts… I feel left out at work when people bring cakes I can’t eat into the office. What should I do?

Q I feel left out at work when people bring cakes I can’t eat into the office. What should I do? There are so many ways to deal with this one. You could have a screaming fit every time another birthday cake More...

By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Ask the experts… In our family of five, only one has coeliac disease. How can I please everyone?

Q In our family of five, only one has coeliac disease. How can I please everyone? I appreciate how overwhelmed you must be feeling at the moment. I know when my son Jacob was first diagnosed with food intolerances, More...

By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, November 3rd, 2016
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Ask the experts… Is going gluten-free healthier?

Q Is going gluten-free (like for like replacements) healthier? Many people who do not suffer from coeliac disease find that a lot of their health complaints or conditions dramatically improve when they adopt a More...