Coeliac disease and digestive disorders

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This section of the Foodsmatter site looks at coeliac (celiac) disease and other food-related digestive disorders.

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Sue's new year resolution:
This year I’m going to try to stay clear of that force-field of yellow stickers. I am just going to buy the food I actually want to eat, chosen for the right reasons. In a way that will be one mediocre coeliac’s victory against the world.


'I come from a household where the jacket-potato had the status of a super star. Not the sweaty, microwave-potato you get in places where there’s nothing for coeliacs to eat, but the oven-baked, made-at-home variety, skin dark and crisp, inside velvety and golden with butter.' Read on....


The eucharistic host is a key sacrament for most Christian religions. But, as Alex reports, what it is made of is not as simple as it seems – and is causing deep distress to many coeliacs and food sensitives.


Catherine Rose tells you how to eat amazingly - but totally gluten free – in her favourite city. And take in the sights....


Although never formally diagnosed with coeliac disease, Catherine Rose has not eaten gluten for 10 years. Now she is to be tested but, for the test to mean anything, she has to go back to eating gluten for two weeks. This is her diary of those two weeks.... And this is what happened....

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