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A gluten free & low FODMAP Christmas

A gluten free & low FODMAP Christmas

By on December 18, 2016 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

Are you planning a gluten free Christmas that also needs to be low FODMAP?   In my family I am gluten free and my brother is low FODMAP, so quite a bit of thought has to go into making a safe meal! This is for an Australian summer meal, so if you are in the Northern […]

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British Airways gluten free plane food

British Airways gluten free plane food

Travelling long haul is a big deal for a coeliac as there is always concern about getting a gluten free meal and it is a common query on Coeliac support groups I am involved in. I’ve been lucky enough to travel Business Class a couple of times with British Airways.  I know for most people […]

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Gluten free travelling – emergency food supplies from Oz

Gluten free travelling – emergency food supplies from Oz

As anyone with a special diet knows, travelling presents extra challenges, so I always have a stash of gluten free food in my hand luggage.  As I learned in Girl Guides – always ‘be prepared’! I am a regular traveller between the UK and Australia and this is a sample of food I take on […]

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Gluten free translation cards – a travel essential

Gluten free translation cards – a travel essential

By on May 31, 2015 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

Travelling to a foreign country as a coeliac can be a bit daunting, but gluten free translation cards make explaining your requirements a little bit easier. A gluten free translation card is a brief explanation of what the gluten free diet entails in the language of the country you are visiting. You know how easily […]

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An interview with GFree Radio

An interview with GFree Radio

If you haven’t heard of the GFree Radio Show*, it is a UK based weekly podcast, run by broadcaster Peter Stewart. He interviews all sorts of people connected with the gluten free world – producers of free from products or shops, bloggers with travel tips (UK and overseas), editors of gluten free magazines and apps, […]

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Gluten free travel – my emergency food supplies

Gluten free travel – my emergency food supplies

By on December 31, 2014 in Coeliac Life with 1 Comment

As anyone with a special diet knows, travelling presents extra challenges.  Whenever I travel, I have a set of basic items that I choose from to ensure I do not starve if gluten free options fall short during transit or at my destination.  Usually a pair of shoes and a spare outfit get left behind […]

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A guide to going gluten free

A guide to going gluten free

By on March 18, 2014 in Coeliac Life with 0 Comments

Have you just been diagnosed with Coeliac Disease?  You may feel like you will never eat out again, or enjoy your food like you used to.  It is an overwhelming diagnosis, as life revolves around food and eating is something you do many times each day. It does get easier and you will enjoy gluten […]

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Coeliac Disease and risk of lymphoma

Coeliac Disease and risk of lymphoma

By on August 12, 2013 in Coeliac Life, News & Research with 2 Comments

This is exactly why it is important for Coeliacs to maintain a strict gluten free diet! Please click the link below for the article. “Mucosal Healing and Risk for Lymphoproliferative Malignancy in Celiac Disease” Annals of Internal Medicine, 5 August 2013.  

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