Gluten Free Living

The Gluten Free Bakery Story

The Gluten Free Bakery Story

The Gluten Free Bakery Story    Off the back of Gluten Free Awareness Week, we thought we’d share our story of how the Gluten Free Bakery began.    Let’s start with one of our founders, Rana. Rana’s previous job was in investment management. Whilst there, she was struggling with health issues such as constant fatigue, stomach problems and lack of concentration. It got so bad that Rana would sleep for 12 hours at night, and then would still need to take a nap during the day. After five years of trips to the GP, following a positive coeliac blood test,...

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Top tips when eating out on a gluten-free diet

Top tips when eating out on a gluten-free diet

Top tips when eating out on a gluten-free diet     We all know and appreciate how great eating out can be. What’s not to like? Delicious food, great surroundings, and entertaining company. However, if you’re following a gluten-free diet, the thought of eating out can be a difficult thing to conquer.     For many gluten free followers, the concept of eating out makes them feel anxious and uncomfortable. They have the right to be too. For example, how can they be sure that the correct principles are being followed to avoid cross contamination? How can they be certain that what...

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5 Benefits Of A Gluten Free Diet

5 Benefits Of A Gluten Free Diet

5 Benefits Of A Gluten-Free Diet   Gluten-free diets have become increasingly popular over the past few years, as people have become more interested in their gut, and overall health. It has come to light that some of the population have a severe, or minor reaction to consuming gluten. Therefore, gluten-free products were produced and the gluten-free diet was born.   Common symptoms of a gluten intolerance include:   Fatigue. Skin rashes and itching. Digestive issues, including bloating, constipation, and stomach pain.  Migraines.   To avoid these nasty symptoms, avoiding gluten helps! However, that’s not all a gluten-free diet can...

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WHY CHOOSE GLUTEN FREE SOURDOUGH

  Going Gluten free? If you’re coeliac, you should follow a strict gluten free diet as advised by your doctor. While it was once thought to be a problem only for those with coeliac disease, gluten has also been linked to non-coeliac gluten intolerance, which afflicts many more people. Many irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) sufferers also find that a gluten free diet relieves their symptoms. What’s sourdough got to do with it? Sourdough is made with the naturally occurring yeast and bacteria found in flour. When combined with water, enzymes naturally present in the flour break down its starch. Yeast...

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