Category: Family Life

ilumi Mediterranean Banquet Review

We were recently contacted by our friends at Ilumi World and asked to review one of their banquets. We chose the Mediterranean one as the selection of food sounded great, although it has to be said it was hard to choose as they all looked fantastic.   We were very eager to await its arrival and we did not have...

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...

Knowledge and Understanding in the World of Gluten

This blog brings to the forefront of the mind a matter which many Coeliac’s must think about every time they eat out. How much do chef’s and waiters/waitresses actually know about cross contamination of gluten and other allergens? The answer is probably – not much! You can’t blame the staff in situations like this, you have the blame the management...

Gluten Free Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

Gluten Free Sweet and Sour Chicken Balls

  Fellow coeliacs will be fully aware of the problems when eating Chinese food – eating out in a Chinese restaurant or having a Chinese takeaway is a big no-no. The culprit of this block on Chinese food is the humble Soy Sauce. As all you fellow coeliacs know gluten can hide in the most seemingly innocuous of places (gravy...

Fighting Coeliac Disease 0

Fighting Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease is a long-lasting digestive condition. Coeliac disease is triggered by the ingestion of gluten and may cause vitamin, mineral, and dietary deficiencies. People inflicted with this illness should comply with a stiff and long-lasting diet. Dealing with coeliac disease is a quite difficult task to do and is not only the fight of the patient. Gluten is a...

Coeliac Disease Treatment: Banning Gluten from Your Diet 0

Coeliac Disease Treatment: Banning Gluten from Your Diet

Coeliac disease is one of the health issues that occur to individuals who suffer gluten intolerance. Gluten is a protein present in wheat and other similar substances like barley. This health problem is similar to allergies that can cause inflammation. However, the inflammation caused by gluten intolerance can damage the villi and small intestine. As of now, the only treatment...

Coeliac Disease an Autoimmune Disorder as Concept 0

Coeliac Disease Symptoms in Children and Adults

Coeliac disease is a medical condition where the intestine reacts negatively to a type of protein contained in gluten. Gluten is a substance found in bread, barley, wheat, cereals, and even oats. If you have this condition, eating foods containing gluten triggers the immune system in your gut. Over time, the reaction creates inflammation that destroys the lining of your...

A Families Approach to Coeliac Disease

A Families Approach to Coeliac Disease

Coeliac disease is an intestinal disorder that jumps from one generation to the next. The condition induces extreme harm to the small intestines as a reaction to the gluten protein, and results in inflammation and flattening of the cellular lining of the small bowels. The person with coeliac disease is not able to soak up gluten, which is a group...