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Have we got it all wrong about gluten?

Dr Lomer said  “only people with coeliac disease – an autoimmune condition that causes gut inflammation when gluten is ingested and affects 1 per cent of the population – needed to go gluten-free. Yet an estimated one in five of the population now buys gluten-free food….” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/foodanddrink/foodanddrinkadvice/11383983/Gluten-free-diets-why-we-might-have-got-it-all-wrong.html     read more

Tweaking recipes to make them healthier

Tweaking recipes to make them healthier So Flora Pro.activ rang me last week and asked if I’d like to join in their Christmas recipe challenge. I think the word “challenge” was only added to spur on those who might not otherwise take part by prodding their competitive nature. It’s not really a challenge at all. […]

Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding in Public So today the media is reporting that swanky hotel in London asked a mother who was breastfeeding in public to cover herself while she was having afternoon tea. Claridges apparently said this is their hotel policy. On top of this, Nigel Farage live on LBC suggested that it was “a matter of […]

Revision Nutrition

It’s that time of year again! Studying for exams can be pretty consuming all-round and it’s easy to let food slip down the list of priorities, but giving your (or your young adult’s) body the right nutrients can mean the difference between a productive session and a bit of a washout. Here are the main […]