Category: News

USA to get gluten-free Cheerios this summer

It has been announced that in the USA the well known brand of breakfast cereal Cheerio’s will become Gluten Free. This is good news for all Coeliac’s who miss out on many mainstream cereals due to cross contamination. Hopefully once they are launched in the USA they will make their way over the UK too, meaning good news for all...

Have we been wrong about Gluten Free Diets?

So you think you’re gluten intolerant? It might go against the grain, but a growing body of research suggests that gluten might not be the cause of your gut problems at all.Researchers at King’s College London, working with leaders in the field at Melbourne’s Monash University, now believe that types of carbohydrates known as Fodmaps are the likely cause of...

LadyBird Foods – Grimsby Gluten Free Firm success

A GLUTEN-FREE food business which first tested its products at a Grimsby market has experienced impressive growth in sales after attending some of the region’s farmers’ markets.Ladybird Foods, which is run by Simone Porter, launched in September 2013 to provide homemade baked products and ready meals to those with coeliac disease and wheat intolerance. After testing the water with products...

How Being Diagnosed Gluten Intolerant Can Make You A Champion

Novak Djokovic won his fifth Australian Open on Sunday, yet just a few short years ago his career was headed due south. That changed after he made radical lifestyle changes in 2010, including a gluten-free diet. It is one of key ingredients in the “magic” that has transformed Djokovic’s health in body and mind – and his tennis. Here’s a...

Lidl Offering Gluten Free Food Again

I was delighted when Nicola came back from here weekly shop at Lidl with some gluten free goodies. She bought a box of teacakes and orange jaffa cakes as a treat and apparently thet were very good value when compared to the other supermarkets. It appears Lidl have started selling a selection of gluten free goodies by Kelkin, at least...

Coeliac Disease Has Tripled Among British Children In The Last 20 Years

Coeliac disease diagnoses have tripled among children in the UK over the last 20 years but those from poorer families are only half as likely to be diagnosed, new research shows. The research from the University of Nottingham, published in the medical journal Archives of Disease in Childhood, shows that around 1 per cent of children have blood markers for...

National Chocolate Cake Day

Today is National Chocolate Cake Day! Cakes have a rich culinary history. In Greece, cakes (or “plakous”) were heavy and flat, and people served them with nuts and honey. The Romans made cakes that were more like cheesecake or pastry, and presented them as offerings to the gods. In Medieval England, people used the words “bread” and cake” interchangeably to...