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Increase your Gluten Free Confidence

Increase your Gluten Free Confidence { Living on a strict gluten free diet? Here are a few places you may find gluten and how to stay safe } Contributor: Glutagen FOOD IS SOMETHING WE REQUIRE SEVERAL TIMES A DAY… SO LET’S ENSURE WE CAN ENJOY IT WHEN WE NEED TO CONSUME A GLUTEN FREE DIET.​ Food is life! We need food to survive, we enjoy food for community, we share food to celebrate and, let’s be real, who doesn’t love salivating over a delicious meal! However, dining out with dietary conditions can be quite stressful. For those of us who need
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How to Maintain Good Gut Health in Winter

How to Maintain Good Gut Health in Winter { Australian Dietitian and Health and Wellness Ambassador for SunRice, The Nude Nutritionist has quit diets and is here to give us the naked truth on health.  } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free Maintaining great gut health and how it affects our immunity are tricky topics. Lyndi gives us the down low on how to encourage good gut health and why it’s important. Words by: Lyndi Cohen There is some seriously exciting research being done to show just how much your gut health can influence your body’s ability to resist infection. It has
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Is Alcohol Gluten Free

Is Alcohol Gluten Free { Whether alcohol is gluten free or not is an area that many of us are not confident in } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free There are many questions surrounding whether or not liquor or spirits are gluten free, if there are safe beers and if all cider is gluten free. What’s the story with alcohol and coeliac disease? According to Coeliac Australia, “All alcohol is gluten free with the exception of beer.” While this sounds fantastic, there are still questions being asked about the specifics. We have broken down alcohol by beer, cider, wine and spirits to really
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Does Living Gluten Free Affect our Quality of Life?

Does Living Gluten Free Affect our Quality of Life? { When following a strict gluten free diet, how do we prepare ourselves for the emotional and social effects? Is it actually possible to stay 100% gluten free and safe without affecting our quality of life? } Contributor: Glutagen “Can I have this gluten free? Free from cross-contamination from wheat, barley, rye, malt and oats? And will you please change your gloves, wash your hands, use new utensils, toast on the grill on foil, check labels for ‘may contain’ statements, flash fry in a pan versus deep fry, tell me an
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Gluten Free Australia Day 2019

Gluten Free Australia Day 2019 { When we think of Australia Day, we think of Lamingtons, Sausage Rolls, BBQ and time with family and friends. We are so excited to let you know that there are AMAZING gluten free options on the market these days…  yep, gluten free lamingtons, gluten free sausage rolls and super easy recipes too! Enjoy! } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free Australia Day tends to be spent outdoors with family and friends. Everyone loves a good ‘ole Aussie BBQ, which is pretty easy these days to be gluten free! But did you know you can also have
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Steps to Prevent Gluten Cross Contamination during the Holidays

Steps to Prevent Gluten Cross Contamination during the Holidays  { Christmas… the most wonderful time of the year! Well it should be but for some of us, this time of year brings a lot of stress and fear of getting sick. Here are my top tips for staying safe and contaminant free this holiday season. } Contributor: Glutagen The holiday season is such a magical time of year. After the end-of-year rush, we get to sit back, relax, enjoy cruisey days with family and friends and, in Australia, soak up the summer sun! In a perfect world, the most stressful part
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Travelling While Gluten Free: Survival Guide

Travelling While Gluten Free: Survival Guide { Travel can be extremely intimidating for someone with severe dietary restrictions. Here we dive into the facts and how to navigate the risks of travelling gluten free. } Contributor: Glutagen Rome! Paris! Morocco! Hong Kong! New York City! Hello bucket list! Or maybe you dream of experiences you can’t yet imagine like exploring Machu Picchu, swimming with whale sharks or flying over the Loire Valley in a hot air balloon. With careful budgeting and planning, many of these destinations are achievable for most. But for those with severe dietary restrictions, the idea of
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Gluten Free Travel Tips at Brisbane International Airport

Gluten Free Travel Tips at Brisbane International Airport { Gluten free travel can be scary but we’re here to let you know it’s possible! If you’re passing through Brisbane International Airport, be sure to enjoy a coeliac-safe meal at Corretto Café and Bar. } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free For someone with coeliac disease, or any dietary restriction for that matter, there are few things more stressful than gluten free travel. From packing snacks to navigating aeroplane food, heaven forbid you find something tasty and safe in the airport or actually arrive and master a new city or country! Gluten free
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Are Oats Safe for Coeliacs on a Gluten Free Diet

Are Oats Safe for Coeliacs on a Gluten Free Diet { Whether you’re craving an ANZAC biscuit or just after a bowl of oatmeal, do you know if it’s safe for coeliac’s to eat oats? Are oats gluten free and, if not… why not? We’re here to crack the code and find out if oats are safe on a strict gluten free diet. } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free Words by Elysha Medhurst   Oats are a big topic of conversation when discussing coeliac disease or a gluten free diet. So the question is, are oats gluten free? This is a
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Best Gluten Free Hot Cross Bun Recipe

Best Gluten Free Hot Cross Bun Recipe { We have gathered the BEST gluten free hot cross buns recipes. Whether you’re gluten free, dairy free, refined sugar free, grain free or paleo… get ready to get baking! Easter bun season is upon us! } Contributor: yum. Gluten Free For those of us with autoimmune diseases, dietary restrictions and food allergies or intolerances, the holidays can be the hardest time of the year. We crave those traditional treats that we’ve grown up with and always enjoyed. Crave no more… it’s time to indulge!  We’ve found the best of the best and
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