Shelley on February 19th, 2012

One of the symptoms of gluten intolerance, it turns out, is malnutrition. Yup, you read that correctly. The definition of malnutrition is: The lack of adequate nutrition resulting from insufficient food, unbalanced diet, or defective assimilation. Defective assimilation? What is that and how can that make someone lack adequate nutrition? You may think to yourself, [...]

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Shelley on February 12th, 2012

What common condiment contains gluten? It still surprises people when I tell them. When I embarked on my gluten free diet, I had to start reading labels to see if gluten was hidden in some of the foods I was eating. I had heard that there were some foods that had ingredients like “natural flavors” [...]

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Shelley on February 9th, 2012

So, after I freaked out about eliminating gluten from my diet, I realized that there were many choices out there regarding the various alternatives for finding gluten free bread. At first I thought that I might have to start making my own bread since I didn’t know if gluten free bread would be readily available [...]

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