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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...

By Free-From Heaven On Friday, October 21st, 2016
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Ask the experts… What are xylitol’s benefits over sugar?

Q What are xylitol’s benefits over sugar? Xylitol has 40% fewer calories than sugar and less than half the ‘available’ carbohydrates. The most important dietary benefit of xylitol, however, is the fact it More...

By Free-From Heaven On Friday, October 7th, 2016
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Ask the experts… I have just been diagnosed as lactose intolerant. Where do I start?

Q I have just been diagnosed as lactose intolerant. Where do I start? Firstly – don’t panic! It’s great that you have identified lactose as the culprit, rather than a general dairy intolerance. Think of it More...

How does calcium in milk alternatives measure up to the calcium in milk?
By Free-From Heaven On Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
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Ask the experts… How does calcium in milk alternatives measure up to the calcium in milk?

Q How does calcium in milk alternatives measure up to the calcium in milk? First of all, let us deal with a common misconception that drinking milk is good for our bones due to its high calcium content. There is More...

By Free-From Heaven On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Ask the experts… Is goats’ milk a suitable alternative to cows’ milk?

Q. Is goats’ milk a suitable alternative to cows’ milk? Goats’ milk is a great tasting and highly nutritious alternative to cows’ milk which many people enjoy. It is not suitable for those diagnosed with More...

By Free-From Heaven On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Ask the experts… I’ve eliminated wheat, so why do I still feel bloated?

Q I have eliminated wheat from my diet, so why do I still feel bloated all the time? Let’s start by clarifying the big difference between ‘wheat’ and ‘gluten’, as they are often used interchangeably. More...

By Free-From Heaven On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Ask the experts… is there an alternative to xanthan gum?

Q Is there an alternative to xanthan gum? I just can’t seem to get along with it. Those who have tried and failed know all too well the challenge gluten-free baking presents. I follow a gluten-free diet, and More...