Cross Contamination?

Cross contamination is a real and present danger when the packaging of an item states “may contain” or “produced in a factory which also handles”, even though there are no gluten containing ingredients on the label. The risk is slightly higher with “may contain” and it caught me out twice before I researched the term … Read more…

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My Review of 2013

Another year has slipped away and as usual, it seems to have raced by but a lot has happened to me this year and I want to mark the end of 2013 by releasing it into the internet. The story of 2013 really started in August 2012 with the London Olympics. We were back in … Read more…

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Gluten in Cleaning Products and Cosmetics

Should we be worried about gluten in products we use everyday as well as the gluten in food? After all gluten is widely used in lipsticks and lip balms as a binder to hold the other ingredients together. It is also used in other products – holding flavouring ingredients together in toothpaste is a case … Read more…

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The Gluten Summit – a busy week

Monday the 11th November saw the start of The Gluten Summit, an eight day extravaganza of 29 interviews with the World’s leading experts on gluten and Grain Brain by Doctor David Perlmutter dropped on my door mat. What to do first? I’m sure you will understand when I say that it was a busy week! … Read more…

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A Grain Free Lunch

Colin contacted me recently as he was having trouble packing a grain free lunch for work. I used to find lunches difficult too Colin had been diagnosed with leaky gut syndrome (see my post on leaky gut here) and knew that grain based foods were not agreeing with him however sandwiches are convenient in the … Read more…

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