celiac

Celiac Disease In Seniors: What You Need To Know

BY JANE SANDWOOD Gluten-free diets are becoming more popular in Canada with around one-third of Canadians looking to buy gluten-free products. People buy these products because they want to gluten-free diet based on perceived health benefits or because they have a medical need such as Celiac disease. Celiac disease can affect people of any age but studies have […]

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What Are Canada’s Best Gluten-Free Food Events?

BY JANE SANDWOOD Attending gluten-free events is a must for anyone with celiac disease. With 90% of cases going undiagnosed, even those who don’t have an official diagnosis can benefit from these events. For those who have received the news that they have got the condition, suddenly being told that you can no longer eat the […]

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Coffee

Coffee Actually has Health Benefits

Coffee has been a beverage that has set-off many debates in the scientific community. Researchers are pretty divided on whether this beverage is an elixir or a poison. But one opinion stands true and popular for the general populace: Coffee is delicious! It is a popular beverage all over the world. For years, this drink […]

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Here’s What You Need To Know About Gluten-Free Barbecuing

BY JANE SANDWOOD Gluten-related disorders affect officially only 1% of Canadians, however, researchers have discovered that the real figure is likely to be significantly higher with the disease believed to be going undiagnosed in a staggering 90% of cases. On top of this growing numbers of people are choosing to exclude gluten from their diet. […]

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What Are Ketones and How Does Ketosis Work In Your Body?

BY JOHN HAWTHORNE Ketones — It sounds like a musical term one uses when tuning a piano to help maintain a harmonic balance. Far from musical, ketones do however play a very important role in keeping a different type of instrument balanced, tuned and ready for any type of performance: your body. The musical analogy […]

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coffee

Cooking With Coffee the Gluten-Free Way

BY JANE SANDWOOD Most Canadians admit that they can’t function without a good cup of coffee early in the morning and even throughout the day. While we revere a good cup of java and pull our noses up at burnt coffee beans we tend to leave the grounds in the pantry when it comes to cooking. A […]

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gluten free, benefits

6 Surprising Benefits of a Gluten-Free Diet Subject

BY AMANDA BENTLEY Gluten is a protein which is found in wheat, rye, and barley and we consume it when we eat cereals, bread or grains. This protein gives bread its elasticity, accounting for its chewy texture. It’s no fresh news that gluten is bad for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, but little […]

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vegan

How To Veganize Your Gluten-Free Recipes

Following a gluten-free diet is challenging enough, add veganism and you may think that you no longer can have your favourite foods. If you are a beginner vegan and feel overwhelmed, don’t worry, you will find that cooking vegan gluten-free food is now easier than ever.  You will also find that most grocery stores have designated […]

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detox, cleanse

10 Simple Detox Recipes for 2018

Lacking energy can be a result of overeating, indulging in alcohol, consuming refined sugar, processed food or dealing with stress. Reset your body with healing cleansing soups, power salads or fresh juices and plenty of water. Incorporate these foods into your diet and your body will start cleansing and your liver will start detoxing, giving you […]

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