Gluten in Foods You Wouldn’t Suspect

Gluten in Foods You Wouldn’t Suspect

Gluten is a substance that’s frequently used for many purposes including providing certain textures, flavours and consistencies to food. Derived from barley, wheat and rye gluten as expected, it is commonly found in a lot of manufactured and preserved foods. But...
Secret Names for Wheat That You Should Know

Secret Names for Wheat That You Should Know

Wheat is the number one trigger for autoimmune conditions such as Crohn’s and Coeliac’s disease. Much of it is due to the fact that the intestine does not recognize any byproducts, especially gluten. When gluten is introduced to the body through diet, the...
How To Look For Gluten in Ingredients List

How To Look For Gluten in Ingredients List

Gluten free shopping can be tricky and times – frustrating and complicated if you’re not used to it. Lucky for us however I have come up with a few ways to accomplish the gluten free shopping challenge. Making it simpler, easier and maybe even faster....
Wheat Free does not mean Gluten Free

Wheat Free does not mean Gluten Free

I’m sure you’ve come across “wheat free” and “gluten free” options in the grocery store whilst shopping. And if your anything like what me, you’ll be thinking what the hell is the difference, right?  Well that is exactly what...
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gluten

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gluten

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of living a gluten free lifestyle – after all I’m so passionate about it I made it my job to educate others about it and the benefits too. But to be fair there are a lot about living gluten free that warrants...
6 Benefits of a Gluten Free Diet

6 Benefits of a Gluten Free Diet

Having grown up in a family with Coeliac sufferers I’ve been on and off a gluten free diet for a large part of my life.  For the last 3.5 years however I have been eating strictly gluten free and I can’t tell you how much of a difference it has made to my...
Why you should give up Gluten

Why you should give up Gluten

Gluten free breads, cereals, desserts and even sauces are just some of the products you’ll find in grocery stores health isle’s today. I’m sure you’ve all come across them as you’ve made your rounds around the store, but have you ever wonderd how...
7 Signs You Have A Gluten Intolerance

7 Signs You Have A Gluten Intolerance

Woody Harrelson is one of the most influential vegans in the world, but he didn’t start out that way. In a recent interview he gave with Ellen Degeneres, he stated that his introduction to the lifestyle came around his twenties when a stranger pointed out that...
10 ways to Boost your Digestion

10 ways to Boost your Digestion

Do you know how your digestive system works? What happens to your food once you’ve swallowed it?  It’s almost safe to say that there aren’t that many people who actually know or understand the digestion system and how our food goes from Food to Poop.  Until recently I...