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Common Misconceptions About the Gluten-free Diet

     Going gluten-free is a growing trend around the world. More and more people are noticing the benefits of it and are jumping on the bandwagon, looking to improve their health. Still, most people are not like us and don’t fully understand what living without gluten is or why people do it.  Therefore, knowing […]

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Benefits of gluten free diet

4 1 1 On Gluten free diet

  First, wheat-free is not gluten-free, gluten intolerance is not an allergy and celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten. The symptoms of celiac disease vary from person to person. The great news is that a gluten-free diet for life can reverse the damage caused by gluten.     What does that mean? […]

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Paleo Diet 101

  With people today living longer than they have been in the past, it’s essential to maintain a better quality of life than ever before. This isn’t achieved by taking endless prescriptions but rather by changing how we think about our diets and nutrition. It’s a definite challenge to change how we eat.  No one […]

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3 Steps To Keep Your Herbs Fresh

    3 Steps To Keep Your Herbs Fresh   Fresh herbs change bland food to tasty and healthy meals. The most popular fresh herbs used in cooking are parsley, cilantro (coriander), basil, rosemary, dill, mint, oregano, sage, and thyme. The nutritional benefits of fresh herbs are surprisingly high. For example, cilantro is used for heavy metal cleansing. Parsley […]

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Beware of False “Gluten Free” Menus and Brands

  Restaurants are slowly realizing the importance of providing gluten-free dishes. While some have offered gluten-free options for years, this does not mean their claims are true. The following story is the perfect example of such a scenario. A few years ago, a famous pizza chain unveiled what it called the “gluten-free crust.” The pizza […]

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Could There Be a Trace of Gluten in Your Medication?

  Gluten in pharmaceuticals is found in the inactive ingredients in medicine – also known as excipients. Excipients are defined as pharmacologically inactive substances that are included in the final formulation of the drug product. The purpose of the excipients is multifunctional. They provide bulk to the product and allow for the drug to be […]

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Lectins, Phytates and Gluten Free Diet

  We talk about gluten ~ Gluten is a sticky, water-soluble protein that is found in grains like wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). Grains that contain gluten will cause discomfort for people who have Celiac disease or are gluten intolerant. Check out our 7 Things to know before starting […]

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which cutting board to use and how to keep it clean

Which Cutting Board To Use And How To Keep It Clean

Whether you are slicing, chopping, or carving – a good cutting board is essential in the kitchen! Not all cutting boards are created equal, and if not used or cleaned properly, harmful bacteria will harbour in them. Choosing the proper cutting board and knowing how to clean it properly is crucial to avoid poisoning yourself […]

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