Gluten and Swollen Gums

Is there a link between gluten and swollen gums? Last Saturday I was looking in the fridge for breakfast inspiration and saw an opened pack of sausages.  The cardboard outer had come off which meant that they were unlabeled.  I hadn’t bought them but as a general rule any sausages in that fridge are gluten … Read more…

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The Gut-Brain Connection

The gut-brain connection is more powerful than we may realise. Maybe for you too, sometimes gut instincts just make more sense than anything else. Ever had butterflies in your stomach? Well, it turns out that the gut is a lot more influential on our behaviour that even gut instincts and butterflies credit. Digestion alone is … Read more…

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Psoriasis and Non Coeliac Gluten Sensitivity

What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a skin condition similar to eczema where there are reddened, inflamed patches of skin, capped with white dead skin which is in the process of sloughing off. The skin cells are in the process of dividing far more quickly than normal skin does which is why you can often tell … Read more…

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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…

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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…

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