Eating Gluten Free
Tips for a Gluten Free Diet
To follow a gluten-free diet, you have to cook with fresh, unprocessed food. Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, eggs, meat, fish and legumes are all naturally gluten-free. Other foods must be inspected by carefully examining the list of ingredients and the origin of manufacture to keep track of possible contaminant, for cereals in particular. Use the acronym BROW as a mnemonic to remind you of the five main sources of gluten: Barley, Rye, Oats, Wheat.
It is estimated that in the Western world, celiac disease affects 1 in 100 or 1 in 200 people. This disease occurs more frequently in adults, especially in people aged 30 to 60 years. But many go undiagnosed. This is why May Celiac Disease Awareness Month.
Gluten-free diets become increasingly popular over the last few years. For people who suffer from Celiac disease, the only option to preserve their health is to follow a gluten-free diet. Gluten is found in several common grains (wheat, barley, rye, oats, …) making it particularly difficult to find tasty, gluten-free recipes. If you need to cook without gluten, here are some amazing recipes to inspire you. You will find that cooking without gluten can be both simple and delicious!
Gluten Free Meal Plans
Looking for gluten-free meal plans full of flavour? Want to eat well to be in good shape? Check out our gluten-free meal plans, also suitable for people who are intolerant to gluten or have non-celiac gluten sensitivity.