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The Need to Maintain Good Nutritional Status in the Elderly

January 28, 2010

I have long been concerned about the nutritional adequacy of the diets of most of our senior citizens whether resident in their own homes or in various forms of care. Very often, when left to their own devices many older people cannot be bothered to prepare proper meals and many of them fall into a [...]

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A gluten-free-diet can reduce inflammatory bowel disease

October 22, 2009

A recent study has uncovered that a gluten-free diet can reduce inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). When properly diagnosed, individuals with IBD – like symptoms do respond to a gluten-free diet. The following conclusions were drawn from a 2004 paper investigating three women who had celiac disease and IBD symptoms:
One of the woman tested had a [...]

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Tests Show a Gluten-Free Diet Can Reduce Thyroid Dysfunction Part 1

October 1, 2009

For many years people were aware of the link between celiac disease and thyroid dysfunction but recent tests uncovered some interesting developments. In 2001, scientists conducted tests to measure the prevalence of coeliac disease in people with autoimmune thyroid dysfunction. They tested blood from 200 individuals with autoimmune thyroiditis, 50 who were found to have [...]

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Is a Balanced Gluten Free Diet Possible? Part 2

September 17, 2009

This post carries on from my last article “Is a Balanced Gluten Free Diet Possible? Part 1”.
I have recently been greatly encouraged by the growing success of Stephanie Alexander’s Schools project where children of primary school age are introduced as part of their school curricula to the concepts of growing their own fresh fruit, vegetables [...]

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Is a Balanced Gluten Free Diet Possible? Part 1

September 10, 2009

The answer to this question is most assuredly yes! It all depends upon the selection and combination of foods.
One of the biggest issues is that most people take and translate their poor pre diagnosis food and dietary choices into a gluten free version of their original unsatisfactory dietary regime and in the process often fail [...]

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Organic Food Vs Conventional Foods

September 3, 2009

In my view “properly” grown organic food is the cleanest and best option available.
However, as in all arenas of life there are always degrees of excellence and compromise.
There can be huge differences in production costs, marketing hype and sales margins and price, as in many facets of life, is not always a true indicator of [...]

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Life Changing Gluten Free Diets

August 17, 2009

Gluten sensitivity can manifest itself in many different ways and a gluten free diet has brought relief to people in a range of circumstances.
In this and following posts I will share with you stories from around the world about sufferers with different circumstances whose lives changed after switching to a gluten free diet.
If you’d like [...]

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Help for food allergy sufferers – GF health link guide

June 30, 2009

People with life-threatening allergies are advised to carry an adreline (Epipen) injection, wear a medic alert bracelet and have an anaphylaxis action plan.
This is downloadable from the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at www.allergy.org.au
Anaphylaxis Australia provides a lot of useful information on their website, from food recalls and alerts to tips on living [...]

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How to Lead a Gluten-Free Life

June 14, 2009

This post was contributed by Kathleen Baker, who writes about a masters in healthcare online
Gluten sensitivity diseases are hardships which can afflict certain individuals around the world due to an underlying health condition that causes them to have adverse reactions to gluten.
While gluten is found in many products, it is important to be aware of [...]

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Best on Celiac/Coeliac Disease and Gluten Free Posts of the week 2

May 14, 2009

There are many good people online writing about Gluten Free and health, Coeliac and Celiac disease and symptoms related to the disease.
This is one more of my weekly posts about articles I’ve been reading and I think are worth your time to read.
1)Gluten Free Trina
Presents a new support group, it says “There are many support [...]

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