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Learn to Tolerate Gluten Intolerance

Try asking people about what is the most enjoyable thing to do and I am pretty sure you will elicit answers involving food and eating. I think it is the most pleasurable deed to do. Shoving into your mouth those delicious treats until your tummy hurts. But what happens when eating is no longer that fun because you have to watch out for everything you eat. Unfortunately for people with gluten intolerance, their diet has restrictions and prohibitions.

Gluten intolerance has become a disturbance for people diagnosed with this condition. I say diagnosed because you will need an expert or a doctor to assess you first and then come up with that conclusion. You would not want to self proclaim and deny yourself of all the good stuff without being completely sure. Afterwards, you need to adhere to the advices of that medical professional regarding your treatment most specifically your diet. The depressing thing about this is that gluten is a widely used ingredient in creating various meals and desserts. Such as in bread, cakes, pastries and even in the ever so loved pizzas. So it will we troublesome if you have to check on your food every now and then. You would only sound like a crazy gluten hater or a paranoid customer to a bakery or a restaurant. The good part is that gluten intolerance has become very common these days that doctors managed to master the ways and means of treating this condition in a food filled and tasteful manner.

What many basically fear most is not being to eat what they want whenever they want. Before, gluten free food were only made available in specialty health food store that your doctors would recommend. But since the demand has increased to meet the needs of the gluten intolerant population of the society, it has expanded and managed to penetrate the local grocery stores just around the corner of your street. Once you have found a source for your gluten free food, you can consult again with your doctor and discuss your gluten free menu. The expert will be of great help when it comes to picking the food choices that will still make your taste buds happy.

Other than that, you must also confer to your doctor regarding your mental and emotional issues when facing this new diet. You have to be overall ready and with open arms accept this so as not to have the weight of a sack of flour carried on your shoulders. Admittedly, this is not the easiest thing to do. But with proper guidance and the will to overcome it, you will be able to put up with gluten free food from now on.

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Posted by Chloe Boggs - June 26, 2012 at 4:30 pm

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The Difference Between Grain-free and Gluten-free Diet

The gluten-free diet has taken the world head over heels. There are debates as to what really matters more, is it the grain-free or the gluten-free? For those people who suffer from diabetes, increased blood pressure, high cholesterol or have exhausted every possible ways to lose weight, cutting gluten may not solve the problem. Truth be told, weight loss can be linked to a host of chronic digestive disorders and can be treated by simply removing the source of the problem.

A lot of talk has been done that revolves around glutamine mainly in the world of healthy training and lifestyle. It is dubbed as a recovery booster, fat mobilizer as well as a muscle sparing substance but recent researches doesn’t seem to support that position. While glutamine is seen to be a performance enhancer and a build enhancer it can also be used for gut health. We must first understand what glutamine is all about. It is an amino acid that is considered to be essential for gut health. Our gut tissues do absorb up to 75% of ingested glutamine within the body.Also, glutamine is being utilized by the body to do the fighting against illnesses and infections. When the blood levels of glutamine are reduced, there might be a resulting suppression of the immune system that can cause increased inflammation, improvement of immunity, promote repair in damage tissues,and assistance in the production of many other important substances in the gut area of the body.

People are still able to remember that the gluten free foods that are being sold out there in the market taste really bland and even horrible. For the last 5 years, innovative advances have been made in terms of food tastes and quality. This is due to the every growing fact that more and more people are getting diagnosed with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance and oversensitivity to gluten. Some people are now also trying to live a healthier life by removing excessive protein from their diet and manufacturers have responded by creating more and more gluten free foods. This trend will continue in the future years.

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Posted by Chloe Boggs - June 23, 2012 at 2:44 pm

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OrgraN Gluten Free Toasted Corn Crispibread, 4.4-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 6)

OrgraN Gluten Free Toasted Corn Crispibread, 4.4-Ounce Boxes (Pack of 6)

  • Pack of six, 4.4-ounce boxes (total of 26.4-ounces)
  • Wheat and gluten free
  • Egg and dairy free

Orgran toasted corn crispibread is light, crunchy and full of the wholesome natural goodness of sun ripened corn. It is easier to digest and an ideal alternative to bread with less than 0.3 gram fat per serve. Perfect with sweet or savoury toppings or as rustic croutons in soups and salads. The orgran brand has positioned itself as a leading brand in many countries around the world.

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Posted by GlutenFree - June 23, 2012 at 8:00 am

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Gluten Free Diets : Gluten Ingredient Names

Gluten Free Diets : Gluten Ingredient Names

If you’re on a strict gluten-free diet, it’s a must that you know the synonymous words to gluten. This is because when you read food labels, you’re not always going to see “gluten-free” on them. That’s ideal, but that’s not always the case.

You’re not only looking for wheat or gluten. You must be meticulously looking for brand, semolina, matza, flour, couscous, sye, yeast spelt, and malt, just to name a few.

Spare a few minutes of your time and take a look at what you should be looking out for when doing groceries and stuff.

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Posted by Chloe Boggs - June 22, 2012 at 1:37 pm

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100 Q&A About Celiac Disease and Sprue: A Lahey Clinic Guide (100 Questions & Answers about)

100 Q&A About Celiac Disease and Sprue: A Lahey Clinic Guide (100 Questions & Answers about)

An estimated 2 million people in the United States have Celiac disease, or about 1 in 133 people. 100 Questions and Answers about Celiac Disease: A Lahey Clinic Guide provides answers to the most common questions asked by patients and family members, especially parents of those children suffering from the disease.

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Posted by GlutenFree - June 22, 2012 at 8:23 am

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Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free: 75 Recipes for Irresistible Gluten-Free Desserts and Pastries

Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free: 75 Recipes for Irresistible Gluten-Free Desserts and Pastries

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Celebrities such as Courteney Cox and Laura Dern love Blackbird Bakery for its famously scrumptious gluten-free desserts. Now these same sweets can be yours too, thanks to this beautiful cookbook that collects 75 delicious recipes for classic desserts and gorgeous French pastries, all made without gluten. Celiac disease is on the rise (more than 3 million Americans and an equal number of Europeans have been diagnosed), and millions more seek gluten-free products to supplement a healthy lifestyle. With this cookbook, gluten-conscious gluttons can dish up all sorts of delectable dessertsanytime the craving strikes!

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Posted by GlutenFree - June 21, 2012 at 8:21 am

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I have celiac disease. Will I lose weight if I eat gluten?

Question by : I have celiac disease. Will i lose weight if I eat gluten ?
I want desperately lose weight and I thought the easiest way would be eating gluten. But would i lose weight for sure?

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Answer by Cait Cait
You’re unlikely to lose weight. You’re more likely to have serious complications (seen or unseen) as your body will be unable to absorb the nutrients it needs to function properly.

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Posted by GlutenFree - June 20, 2012 at 1:56 pm

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Kinnikinnick, Smoreable Graham Style Crackers, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, 8-Ounce (Pack of 6)

Kinnikinnick, Smoreable Graham Style Crackers, Wheat Free, Gluten Free, 8-Ounce (Pack of 6)

  • Description: CRACKER,S’MOREABLE GRAHA Quantity: 6 Size: 8 OZ Brand: KINNIK
  • Attributes: Gluten Free, (Please check the manufacturer’s details for contents as we are unable to guarantee ingredient details and they may change without notice).

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Posted by GlutenFree - June 18, 2012 at 8:53 am

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Gluten Free Diets : Gluten Allergies in Children vs. Adults

Gluten Free Diets : Gluten Allergies in Children vs. Adults

Gluten refers to a protein composite that can be found in foods that are processed from wheat and related grain species like rye and barley. When individuals who are intolerant of gluten or those that are sensitive to it get to eat any food that has gluten, it causes significant damage to the intestines. That is because the immune response created by the villi in the small intestines.

Gluten allergies may cause certain effects children and adults alike, but in remarkably different ways. Gluten problems among adults are rather physical in nature, while among children, they affect their mental aspects.

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Posted by Chloe Boggs - June 17, 2012 at 1:59 pm

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Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They’ll Never Believe It’s Gluten-Free

Deliciously G-Free: Food So Flavorful They’ll Never Believe It’s Gluten-Free

Growing up in a family where everyone came together at the dinner table, Elizabeth Hasselbeck savored the signature meatball, lasagna, and ziti dishes of her grandmother and great-grandmother, and the pierogies of her father’s heritage. But a decade ago, the Emmy Award–winning co-host of The View, New York Times bestselling author, and mother of three was diagnosed with celiac disease, and the family recipes she grew up suddenly became strictly off-limits. Or so she thought.

Getting rid of gluten, however, doesn’t have to mean giving up taste. Deliciously G-Free combines Hasselbeck’s knowledge for healthy living and passion for tasty food to bring you 100 delectable, easy-to-make, and family-friendly gluten-free recipes. By adding a variety of other ingredients to the fridge and pantry, she’s perfected scrumptious zero-gluten versions of old standards and new creations that would make her relatives proud, including

Breakfasts to Remember: Egg Sandwiches, Coconut Raspberry Muffins, French Toast with Caramel Rum Banana, Biscuits, Frittata
All-Star Appetizers: Pork Pot Stickers, Stuffed Mushrooms, Smoked Salmon on Corn Fritters, Crab Cakes with Homemade Tartar Sauce, and Hot Artichoke Dip
Mouth-Watering Main Meals: Chicken Enchiladas, Quinoa Cornbread, Mac and Cheese, Lasagna, Pad Thai, Chimichurri Flank Steak, and Buttermilk Chicken
Deliciously Irresistible Desserts: Chocolista Chocolate Cupcakes, Blueberry Raspberry Cobbler, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Tiramisu, Birthday Cakes, and Double Chocolate Brownies

Loaded with gorgeous color photos, Deliciously G-Free also satisfies your taste buds with ideas for gourmet entertaining, kid-friendly concoctions, cool-weather comfort foods, and “Get Fit” G-Free recipes. Plus, Hasselbeck opens up about her own gluten-free journey—from getting diagnosed to getting her family on board—and shares tips for how to stock your kitchen, prevent cross-contamination, and whip up G-Free flour mixes that literally take the cake.

Looking great and feeling good from the inside-out is just one Deliciously G-Free meal away!

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