CoeliacsMatter Agony Aunt

Michelle at FoodsMatter.com has launched a great new site at CoeliacsMatter.com to cater for all those gluten free-ers who need access to specific information, research, links, foods and products. There is even a well-frequented forum for you to read through and post on. You will find plenty of articles and comments from me on there already and, I am …

What Is This # Thing?!

Just in case you are wondering why I have started putting this # symbol in the blog post titles, I am publishing the posts via Twitter now too. Putting the hash symbol enables more people to find tweets on that particular subject which is great. The more people find the posts, the more we get …

Grain & Corn Free #Supplements

Just to let you know the lovely people at Foodsmatter.com have published an article from me on the subject of trulyglutenfree supplements. Have a read here. Hope you find it useful.

Gluten Cross Contamination

I have been thinking a lot about cross contamination recently as many patients report having problems with so-called gluten free grains like amaranth, quinoa etc. See Anthony's comments here, for example. I thought, then that you might be interested in this blog post from Dr Osborne at the Gluten Free Society: Packaged-food-high-risk-for-cross-contamination-of-gluten. Here is the …

Supplements: Special Report 2

 Ta-da!!! I have at last completed the second Supplements Special Report for you. If you haven't seen the first one yet, take a look here. In the first one, I outlined the problem with finding truly gluten free supplements (pretty much every product contains at least corn or something derived from it, which ISN'T labelled) and detailed …

Bread & Bon Bons!

I see our friends at FoodsMatter have joined in to help us with the truly gluten free lifestyle! See Editor Michelle's post with recipes for the Almond & Amaranth Bread (sent in kindly by long-term allergy sufferer Jacquie Broadway (thank you) and another for Quinoa and Beetroot 'Risotto' from Michelle. I see she has also linked to some …

Safe Grains and Flours

Flour, flour everywhere! Literally when I cook but that's another story. I thought I would pass on some conversations I have been having with various people about flours suitable for the TGF diet and discuss a bit about cross contamination. First. Anthony, who is pretty sensitive to all things gluten (I know we all are, but some …