Christmas is that time of year when people with food allergies, can so easily lose their shit.It seems like every man and his cat <Buttons the tortie I'm talking about you here> are eating AMAZING meals and pigging out on all of the Christmasy noms, while you're stuck nibbling on a dry rice cracker and sipping … Continue reading How to not lose your shit
Lila B. is amazing! She's a gluten-free champion, health coach and meditation guru who does so much work to help our glutey (and food allergy) community. I spent a few hours talking to Lila by Skype recently about life, food and our shared love of helping people with food allergies. Lila takes a real holistic … Continue reading Lila B Wellness (plus your chance to win!)
You know, I've heard rumours of people who cut out gluten to be 'healthy' or 'lose weight' but I thought they were unicorns - you know, figments of someone's imagination to make horses seem more interesting. By the way, how cool would it be to own a unicorn???While buying my weekly gluten-free fish and chips … Continue reading Oh come on!!!
Coeliac New Zealand are a not for profit organisation. They do a lot of good work to ensure the health and well-being of the coeliac and gluten-free community. I've quoted their mission and vision below to give you an idea of what they're all about:"OUR VISION: People with coeliac disease are diagnosed quickly, live healthy lives … Continue reading Things I learned at the Coeliac New Zealand AGM and conference
Justine Laidlaw is a certified Integrative Nutrition Health Coach and colon cancer thriver. She coaches to fulfill her passion of working with cancer patients and those wanting to improve their health and build healthy lifestyles. Recently I had the privilege of talking to Justine aka The Natural Bird via Skype about diet. She's an awesome woman … Continue reading Guest post: Gluten and depression
A good friend of mine just returned from an amazing trip to Chile for Habit for Humanity - so awesome! Shan is on a gluten-free and dairy-free diet to help alleviate the symptoms of Hashimoto's disease (an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid). Many people with autoimmune diseases have reported improved healthy by adjusting their diet … Continue reading Guest post: Travelling with food allergies
Dairy is a nasty five letter word for many people who suffer from a dairy allergy or intolerance. And it's a damn shame because there are so many yummy ice creams out there that those of us with dairy issues will never be able to safely sample. Problems with dairy or lactose are not uncommon, … Continue reading The deal with dairy