Cate’s Corner will be a monthly series where Cate shares her experiences of growing up with celiac disease and how she manages it as an active college student. Here is the 2nd installment of her story… For many, a childhood without gluten would be unimaginable.
Gluten is a substance found in wheat, barley, rye and some oat products and is the protein that adds elasticity, texture and volume to many food products. Many are unable to consume gluten because it damages the lining of the small intestine thus harming the bodies natural way of processing foods effectively (celiac disease).
Gluten-free diets are very popular in the nutritional sensitive public recently, especially for anyone looking for alternative healthy eating. Popular diets for Autism is free of Gluten and Casein. There are two sides to the Autism gluten free diet controversy. Some say studies prove gluten-free diets help while other critics say the studies do not show enough […]
Living a gluten free lifestyle has been gaining in popularity recently due to associated health benefits such as feeling better, more energy, sharper clarity and so much more. But some people may be wondering what does gluten free mean exactly? If you’re new to the terminology you will want to read on.