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gluten free health

Gluten Free Supermarket Shopping

May 28, 2010

Keeping your trolley free of gluten is not always the simplest of errands. Previously we’ve discussed Gluten Safe grains (see my previous article “Inside The Gluten Free Kitchen”) but supermarkets are a maze of gluten products. Use this article to help you make the right choices in the supermarket:
Fruit:
All fresh fruit is gluten free. Buy [...]

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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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People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome should be tested for Gluten Sensitivity – Part 2

November 5, 2009

In my last post I started to talk about chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia, today I discuss the link with gluten sensitivity.
Laboratory tests will not detect fibromyalgia syndrome, but the American College of Rheumatology has issued guidelines for diagnosis, patients must experience tenderness in 11 or 18 “tender points” on the body.
• How does all [...]

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People suffering from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome should be tested for Gluten Sensitivity – Part 1

October 29, 2009

Do you suffer from any of these symptoms?
Are you tired, so tired that you can hardly function? In addition to feeling tired do you get muscle aches and pains and possibly flu-like symptoms, such as headaches and perhaps abdominal pain and diarrhoea? And does exercising seem to make your fatigue even worse?
If you’re saying yes [...]

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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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Organic Food and the Relationship with Celiac Disease

September 24, 2009

In this video I discuss the relationship between organic food and celiac disease and touch on the importance of soil quality.

Best Regards
Paul Smith
glutenfreehealth.net

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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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Gluten Free Success Stories

August 28, 2009

Thank you for your feedback on the stories in my last post.  This post continues the stories of different ways gluten sensitivity can manifest itself.
Overcome developmental delay.
A 4-year-old boy was not developing mentally or physically in a normal manner. He could not talk, but screamed incessantly as his only way to communicate.
Within 2 weeks [...]

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