Cross Contamination?

Cross contamination is a real and present danger when the packaging of an item states “may contain” or “produced in a factory which also handles”, even though there are no gluten containing ingredients on the label. The risk is slightly higher with “may contain” and it caught me out twice before I researched the term … Read more…

Share Button

Gluten in Cleaning Products and Cosmetics

Should we be worried about gluten in products we use everyday as well as the gluten in food? After all gluten is widely used in lipsticks and lip balms as a binder to hold the other ingredients together. It is also used in other products – holding flavouring ingredients together in toothpaste is a case … Read more…

Share Button

Non Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS)

Non coeliac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is estimated to affect six percent of the population. That’s six people in every hundred while coeliac disease is estimated to affect just one person in a hundred. Like coeliac, NCGS is vastly under diagnosed. Most people don’t know that they have a problem. So how can you tell if … Read more…

Share Button

The Gluten Summit – a busy week

Monday the 11th November saw the start of The Gluten Summit, an eight day extravaganza of 29 interviews with the World’s leading experts on gluten and Grain Brain by Doctor David Perlmutter dropped on my door mat. What to do first? I’m sure you will understand when I say that it was a busy week! … Read more…

Share Button

Gluten is a Neurotoxin

This post was going to be about the possibility of reducing damage done by inflammation of the brain but in researching brain inflammation I discovered that gluten is considered to be a neurotoxin. Brain inflammation, caused by gluten, gives rise to brain fog where the brain presses against the inside of the skull. We have … Read more…

Share Button