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When you need to spend time in hospital, for whatever reason, the last thing you should have to worry about is getting safe meals. When you have food restrictions, eating anywhere that you’re not in control of the cooking and prep can be pretty scary. But hospitals should have this stuff sorted, right? We
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We know that gluten hides in the strangest, and often completely unnecessary, of places and this is why celiacs have to be careful with everything we put in our mouths. Most of us check the toothpaste and mouthwash we use at home are safe for us, but how about the dental products used when we
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I wonder if anyone can give Amy some advice. Her 11 year old daughter is getting ready for her first trip away from home, by herself. To add to the stress of this, her daughter also has celiac disease. What would you do if you were in Amy’s position? Amy’s story – This summer, 11
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Pizza is amazing. Who doesn’t love pizza? Unfortunately for gluten free folks, eating safely at pizza restaurants can be a challenge with so much flour flying around. For a cuisine filled with gluten containing dishes, Italian restaurants are some of the best at catering for gluten free customers. But how many of them are doing
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Any time I’m glutened it’s down to cross contamination. Unfortunately gluten hides everywhere and as celiacs we have to be ever vigilant Â in order to stay safe and healthy. Cross contamination when travelling is more likely than when you’re at home. Without your normal routine and without a gluten free kitchen, of course it’s going
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A few months ago I was still suffering from occasional celiac symptoms. I still felt as though I was being glutened on occasion. Nothing too obvious and not too often but it was happening from time to time and I was feeling like crap any time it did. I had brain fog coming and going,
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Eating Out when you are on a strict gluten free diet is definitely a challenge. Finding a restaurant with gluten free options is just the first hurdle. The most difficult part is finding a restaurant where they understand the serious threat of cross contamination and know how to prevent it. Here are some of the
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Avoiding cross contamination is probably the most challenging part of being celiac. Gluten is hiding everywhere and as celiacs we need to be completely sure that the products we choose are 100% gluten free and safe for us. Buying safe gluten free food doesn’t put us in the safe zone yet, though. When preparing these
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