Each year the Free From Food Awards meet to judge the entrants for foods suitable for food service and the quality just keeps on getting better and better. Apart from a huge loading of carbs because most of the products seemed to err on the side of carbohydrates, there were some fantastic products to review. Some highlights this year for me were... Flavoured crisps that … [Read more...]
What did Paul Hollywood really say about coeliacs?
The Twittersphere and social media gossip has been full of anger at comments made by Paul Hollywood in a recent interview that, He was “sceptical about the whole Coeliac thing”. He also said he thought that coeliac disease is often “misdiagnosed” and that people should try different breads citing Sourdough bread as an example. And he feels that “what goes into bread … [Read more...]
GPs say testing could speed diagnosis of coeliac disease
Coeliac disease is a serious autoimmune condition that can lead to infertility, osteoporosis and small bowel cancer if left untreated. But alarming new research reveals that 50% of GPs find coeliac disease difficult to diagnose and almost 90% believe that it is often overlooked when investigating infertility. In fact, it takes an average of 13 years to reach a proper … [Read more...]
Gluten Sensitive? Then You May Need To Ditch That Starbucks!
How new laboratory testing can reveal an array of foods that may be as damaging as gluten! Nutritionist Christine Bailey explains. Are you suffering with Coeliac Disease (CD) or Gluten Sensitivity yet despite cutting gluten from your diet and religiously reading labels you still don’t feel great? If that sounds familiar then you may be suffering with a gluten-like … [Read more...]
Champney’s – great if you have allergies, coeliac disease, eczema or asthma
Do you struggle to enjoy holidays and staying with friends? Are you plagued with asthma when you're not sleeping in your own bed or sitting on your own leather sofa? Struggle to relax and really enjoy food when you're out and fed of having to ask so many questions? I'm just back from a short break at Champney's in Henlow with my Mum and I have to say, I was impressed. … [Read more...]