Is gluten an allergen and do oats contain gluten?

At the recent judging session for FreeFrom Eating out Awards we had a heated discussion about oats and whether they came under the Top 14 allergens banner. I thought that oats were not in the Top 14 allergens but others disagreed. It turns out I was wrong. Very wrong. I know that oats don’t contain […]

A must-read book for every coeliac

This week I have been mostly reading ‘Coeliac Disease – What you need to know’ by Alex Gazzola. This book is truly a must-read for all coeliacs. If you haven’t read it, buy it today. You won’t regret it. This is a new edition to the first book of the same name, published by Sheldon […]

Gluten Sensitive? Then You May Need To Ditch That Starbucks!

If you’re sensitive to gluten or have coeliac disease, is it enough just to avoid gluten, or are there other foods that can cross react with grains? To find out more about cross reactivity with gluten grains read on…

Irritable bowel and constipation – fifteen tips to avoid it

If you have allergies and/or food intolerance or have coeliac disease I’m pretty sure you will have had irritable bowel at some point. Anyone can suffer to varying degrees, but how do you shift it naturally? Here are ten tips for getting rid of constipation…