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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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....


'Sue Cane discovers that pulses may not always be the safe foods that she had believed them to be....


'It was only when I started working with Anna on FreeFrom all'Italiana Primi ' says Michelle Berriedale-Johnson, 'that I realised, not only how many alternative pastas were now on the market, but how different the treatment of each one needed to be if it was to be enjoyed at its best. So here is a quick rundown. See our pasta and pizza recipe section for pasta recipes.

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