Posted by glutenfr | Posted in Lifestyle, News, restaurants | Posted on 28-11-2011
Healthy Feast's legendary lemon meringue
It’s the sort of news no gluten free blogger ever wants to deliver: a favourite bakery has quietly shut up shop.
Healthy Feast, makers of arguably the best spread of gourmet gluten-free baked goods in Australia, is no more. The Leichardt-based shop front has closed its doors and there will be no more appearances at local food markets. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in Lifestyle, News | Posted on 21-11-2011
Coles pops up frequently on this blog as a strong player in the gluten free market — so I was disappointed when it recently went missing in action on another food issue that is close to my heart.
In the gluten free market, we applaud Coles for resisting the path taken by other retailers who push their own self-branded merchandise — potentially stifling innovative new products — in a bid to corner the market. As a result, its shelves, in our view, contain the best selection of products. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in News, Science | Posted on 14-11-2011
Gluten free pizza - one of the major food groups for the gluten intolerant.
I know it’s controversial, but we’ve never been tested for coeliac disease. We gave up gluten following an elimination diet that involved removing lots of different things from our diet and then introducing them back in.
Guess what was causing the most trouble? When we quit the gluten, my son’s behavior improved and my eczema completely disappeared. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by glutenfr | Posted in Lifestyle, nutrition, Science | Posted on 07-11-2011
It dawned on me recently that the typical Gluten Free Family reader is female — yet coeliac disease is not a gender-specific condition.
I decided it was time to try and figure out what was going on and it turns out that it’s no coincidence. Men are slipping through the cracks when it comes to getting their gluten problems diagnosed, according to an Australian gastroenterologist, Dr Bob Anderson. Read the rest of this entry »