Month: June 2017

Unexplained Rise in the Incidence of Celiac Disease

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life When I was growing up, Celiac Disease seemed to be almost unknown. I know it was a battle for my mother to convince our doctor that I had anything wrong. It took a real battle for her to get me diagnosed. Over the...

Celiac Disease – Differences in symptoms in adults and children

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life A lot of people are not aware that celiac disease presents differently in children and adults. The most common signs of celiac disease in adults are diarrhea, tiredness and weight loss. They may also have bloating, pain in the abdomen, constipation and vomiting....

No Soup, Salad Instead

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. I know it’s Winter here in Australia, but I love a good salad any time of the year. And you lucky folk in the Northern Hemisphere are just starting your summer. So the salad I’ve got this week will be ideal for you....

Autistic Children and the Gluten Free Diet

Welcome to Your Gluten Free Life. A few years ago, I read somewhere that some parents of autistic children reported that a gluten and/or casein free diet helped with some of the symptoms of autism. Specifically, they reported improvements in communication, cognitive, motor, verbal and social skills. Based on the...