Should A Coeliac Eat Corn?

Quote of the week for you here, which just about says it all… “Maize is used as an alternative to wheat to elaborate foodstuffs for celiac patients in a gluten-free diet. However, some maize prolamins (zeins) contain amino acid sequences that resemble the wheat gluten immunodominant peptides… analysis indicated that other zeins contain similar sequences, …

New TGF Safe Vegan Corn-Free Histamine-Degrading DAO Supplement At Last!

Yay, we have been begging suppliers for a DAO enzyme supplement that doesn’t contain the usual rice flour filler and Vitamin C derived from corn. SO frustrating they put corn into a supplement needed so much by sensitive people! Anyway, now we have found a vegan source. Made from legumes, so no good if you’re …

New: Updated Truly Gluten Free (Grain, Corn & Dairy Free) Supplement Master List

Christine and I have at last finished the latest TrulyGlutenFree (grain and dairy free) Supplement Master List update for you and I have now put it on the shop here in the TGF section to download. This really takes a lot of work, so please do use the trusted supplier links and send us a …

Allergy Research Multi-Vi-Min Now has Corny Vitamin C: Beware if TGF!

If any of you are taking the Allergy Research Group Multi-vi-Min, you may have noticed that it has been out of stock everywhere lately. The reason for this, is because they have reformulated it. We have just discovered that the new formulation now contains Vitamin C from corn fermentation. It’s only a small amount and …

Corn-sensitive? Food-sensitive? What happens if you have to go into hospital?

Medical Information Document for Hospital Visits If you end up going into hospital and you have sensitivities, especially to corn, it pays to have some people ready to advocate for you with doctors and to have an information document ready to hand them. It’s not a nice thought and I found it rather depressing to …

What’s Life Like If You’re Corn-Sensitive?

A flippin’ nightmare most of the time, let me tell you! It is SO not easy managing a corn-sensitivity problem – which is usually combined with many other sensitivities, too. However, corn is so ubiquitous because manufacturers feel it is a good ‘gluten/gliadin’ substitute and therefore ‘safe’. It is not for an increasing number of …

Which Grains Contain A Form Of Gluten? Clue: It’s Not Just Wheat, Rye and Barley…

A great pictorial reminder here for us today from Dr O at the Gluten Free Society on which grains can still give jip to people trying to get well off gluten. These grains are cross-reactive to gliadin too (ie. you eat them and your body still thinks it is gliadin and reacts the same). This …

2022’s Pesticide Fruit and Veg Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

I see the EWG have recently released the results for which foods contain the least and the most pesticide residues. This is a US organisation, but I can’t see it being vastly different in the UK. Useful checker anyway, so I share. Top baddies: strawberries and spinach – as per – these are almost always …