Going Gluten Free: A How-To Guide

Going gluten free can be daunting and scary. It can seem like too much effort and as if it constricts what you can eat considerably. It can seem downright frustrating. I’ve had sleepless nights over it! 

Whether you’re thinking of or wanting to go gluten free for reasons such as having the autoimmune disease Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (very common, apparently around 90% of us with hypothyroidism have this), as gluten can aggravate this and progress the condition, or whether you feel it causes you stomach issues after testing positive or negative for coeliac/celiac disease, I hope this guide on going gluten free helps.  Continue reading “Going Gluten Free: A How-To Guide”

Why is Gluten ‘bad’?

‘Gluten free’ is a phrase I’m sure you’ve seen a lot lately. It seems to be the latest popular diet to be on, but why? 

If you have hypothyroidism, specifically Hashimoto’s, it’s worth knowing why so many thyroid patients report that being gluten free helps them.

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The Difference Between Being Coeliac and Gluten Sensitive

Did you know that you could be sensitive to gluten i.e. have it still cause you symptoms or problems, but not be full blown coeliac? (Spelt Celiac outside of the UK). Continue reading “The Difference Between Being Coeliac and Gluten Sensitive”