Coeliac disease and digestive disorders

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'What’s the worst thing about living with a coeliac?', I asked my other half whilst we were lying in bed one morning.
'The bloody kitchen,' he cried, sitting up. 'It’s a nightmare....' Read on....


Excellent post on Alex Gazzola's Allergy Insight blog on whether (or not) coeliacs should be worried by the possibility of gluten appearing in their face or hair care products and how, if it does, it should be labelled.


Sue takes revenge for all those times when she has only been able to have a baked potato or a fruit salad while her partner tucked into gluten-laden deliciousness.


Sue is surprised and delighted by an unusual display of indignation and solidarity on behalf of her dining companions when the restaurant in which they are eating fails to provide her with a gluten-free equivalent to their tasty sourdough...


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.

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