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 gluten and many coeliacs can tolerate oats. So why would they be in the … [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...]
Irritable bowel and constipation – fifteen tips to avoid it
Irritable bowel syndrome is one of those frustrating little phrases doctors reel off when they don't know what is causing your stomach problems. It could mean stomach cramps, constipation, diarrhoea or all three! All very different symptoms and all very complex conditions which could point to any number of causes, from simple stress and a rich diet to many other things. If … [Read more...]