How Gluten Affects Your Brain

How Gluten Affects Your Brain

Not only can gluten intolerance cause gastrointestinal symptoms like bloating, constipation or diarrhoea, it can also be related to a myriad of mental health issues including anxiety, depression, sleep issues, cognitive impairment, psychosis, attention-deficit...
Fructan Intolerance Or Gluten Intolerance?

Fructan Intolerance Or Gluten Intolerance?

You may have seen some recent studies suggesting that fructan, rather than gluten, is the real offender when it comes to gluten sensitivity. We knew that fructans can be a huge issue for some people with abnormal gut flora, though we didn’t realise it could be more of...
5 Signs of Gluten Intolerance That Aren’t Tummy Troubles

5 Signs of Gluten Intolerance That Aren’t Tummy Troubles

Many people think that they can tolerate gluten if they do not experience immediate bloating, diarrhoea, constipation or flatulence. However, non-coeliac gluten sensitivity (which is just a fancy way of saying gluten intolerance) can rear its head in many, many...
5 Gluten-Free Grains That Are Easy To Digest

5 Gluten-Free Grains That Are Easy To Digest

When you remove gluten from your diet, it can seem as though the bulk of what you can eat has disappeared. I commonly hear, ‘But what do I eat now?!’ However, there is a huge, exciting array of gluten-free foods available! Gluten can create huge damage in our gut,...
10 Ways to Recover From an Accidental Gluten Exposure

10 Ways to Recover From an Accidental Gluten Exposure

Have you ever eaten out at a restaurant or café and specifically asked for a gluten-free meal, but then an hour or two later started to experience stomach pain, severe bloating, a headache, and had to make a few emergency trips to the bathroom? Sounds like you could...
Are Gluten-Free Diets Safe? And Other FAQs About a Gluten-Free Diet

Are Gluten-Free Diets Safe? And Other FAQs About a Gluten-Free Diet

Why is going gluten-free becoming so popular? Is it just the latest fad? Or is it simply because so many of us feel better when we avoid gluten that we’re telling everyone about it? As well as feeling better in themselves, I think people are starting to realise...