Tag Archives: gluten intolerance symptoms

Wheat Allergy Or Wheat Intollerance

Often people confuse coeliac condition, a wheat intollerance with wheat allergy and they are really talking of two separate things as we will describe below. People with coeliac condition need to maintain a gluten free diet, gluten is commonly found in wheat and hence they have an intollerance to gluten …

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Gluten Free Action Plan

If you want to remove gluten from your diet, perhaps because you have been diagnosed with coeliac disease, then you need a gluten free action plan to ensure that your goals can be achieved. Before outlining the elements of your plan we would first advise you to be positive and …

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Gluten Free Products

Gluten Free Products are the lifeline for Celiacs who need to live gluten free and avoid gluten in their regular diet. Gluten is a protein present in some common grains such as wheat, oats and rye and it is also frequently hidden in elements of pre-processed foods. In previous years …

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Hidden Gluten

If you have been recently diagnosed with a coeliac condition you know that you must now attempt to exclude gluten from all of your meals. This can be harder than it seems as gluten likes to play the game of hide and seek with you and there could be hidden …

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History of Celiac Identification

Long, long ago, man was a simple hunter/gatherer and he enjoyed this. His diet  consisted of fruits, nuts, perhaps tubers and the occasional feast of meat. But eventually, he learned to cultivate plants, and the agricultural revolution began. Soon, the hunter/gatherer way of life was replaced by domestication of crops …

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Vaccine for Coeliac condition

We have often stated that Coeliac disease is a life-long autoimmune disease, which is triggered by eating gluten, a type of protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Untreated it can lead to serious ill health and be life-threatening. There is currently no cure for the condition; the only treatment …

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Coeliac Disease primer

1 in 100 people in the UK has coeliac disease.  However, research has showed that only 12.5% of those have been diagnosed equating to over half a million people currently undiagnosed in the UK. For people with coeliac disease, eating gluten  damages the lining of the gut, which prevents normal …

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Coeliac Disease Facts

Coeliac disease is caused by an intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat and rye (and something similar in barley and possibly oats). This immune reaction to antigenic factors damages the mucosal lining of the small intestine, flattening the villi and reducing its ability to absorb nutrients. The resulting …

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