Following a Vegan and Gluten-Free Diet

This World Vegan Day, consider trying more vegan options. Beth Raven gives us the low down on eating vegan and gluten-free… A vegan diet is one that excludes all animal products such as meat, dairy and eggs and includes only plant foods such as fruit, vegetables, grains and nuts. What does it mean to be vegan? Being vegan isn’t just a diet, More...

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By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, October 29th, 2019
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Do I have coeliac disease?

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune disorder which affects a person’s ability to digest the main protein found in gluten called gliadin. This protein is mistaken as an invader and the body starts to attack the lining More...

By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Been ‘Glutened’? Here’s what to do next…

It can be a real challenge to completely avoid gluten, so here are eight simple action steps to take in the event of accidentally consuming gluten or if cross-contamination occurs. The side effects of being ‘glutened’, More...

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By Free-From Heaven On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Consultation on proposed changes to gluten free prescriptions

NHS Buckinghamshire has launched a consultation on the proposed changes to gluten-free prescriptions As gluten free prescriptions for patients in Buckinghamshire face cuts, NHS Buckinghamshire Clinical Commissioning More...

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By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, September 10th, 2019
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Living with an invisible disease

Ali Walsh finds out the things you can’t see are the ones that matter the most… Have you ever played a game of, “Which would you rather?” Generally, it’s a pub-style game where you’re given two More...

By Free-From Heaven On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Scientists can now detect gluten in any food

This new way to detect gluten should make it easier for food companies to correctly label food The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) have announced that they’re now able More...

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By Free-From Heaven On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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The 7-day gut reset

Ali Walsh finds out what it’s like to do a 7-day gut reset… A gut reset? Really? Does it sound like a new fad? Why would a coeliac say yes to a diet that requires cutting out even more food? The answer More...

By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, July 9th, 2019
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What’s the difference between gluten allergies, intolerances and sensitivities?

Christine Bailey looks at the difference between gluten allergies, intolerances and food sensitivities, and how getting the correct diagnosis is imperative to managing the condition… Allergens appear in many More...

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By Free-From Heaven On Saturday, June 29th, 2019
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The links between coeliac disease and other conditions…

Ali Walsh finds the links between coeliac disease and other conditions is not as bad as you may think… You might think years of undiagnosed coeliac disease as the worst thing anyone could go through. It’s More...

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By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019
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10 ‘healthy’ foods that might not be as healthy as they seem…

Top nutritionists reveal secrets to beating the fat and sugar from gluten-free foods… Planning on shedding a few pounds before your holiday this summer, or want to give your skin a youthful boost for make-up More...