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Trading gluten for arsenic-how dangerous are rice based products?

I have read several articles recently about how the gluten free “trend” is leading to a high exposure to arsenic and mercury.  The culprit?  Rice. 764 more words

Gluten Free

An Introduction

Hey! I’m Gemma. A 23 year old living in Devon, England.

In 2014 I graduated from the University of Exeter. During my time at university I lived on a typical student’s diet: quick and easy meals, ‘junk food’ snacks, and booze! 487 more words

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Where Can I Find Out What I Need to Know?

In today’s internet age, most of us who get a diagnosis to start a gluten free diet, hit the internet and hit it pretty hard.  I remember, at the beginning, staying up late at night because I’d read some information that contradicted information I’d read earlier.   469 more words

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Testimonial - CBD for Celiac Disease

“I have had celiac disease for almost four years. The first two years, I was getting sick from cross contamination every 6-8 weeks and would be sick for about a week each time. 161 more words

That's Natural

What is Gluten?

Gluten is a plant protein found mostly in cereal grains such as wheat, rye, spelt, kamut, emmer, einkorn and triticale, and barley. Its chemical composition consists of two primary amino acids known as Gliadin and Glutenin. 485 more words

Biological Medicine

What Is Gluten Intolerance?

Gluten intolerance occurs when the body, specifically the digestive tract, responds to the presence of gluten in food. The response can range from mild discomfort to serious medical complications. 915 more words

Biological Medicine

Why Me?

We have all asked this question many times.  There is no real answer, but there are thoughts to ponder.  If you ask your doctor or your friends, they will answer with things like – “I bet you had some Irish ancestors” (it does seem to appear more in the Irish population), or “the incidence is just under 1%, so you’re it!” 425 more words

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