Gluten Free Diet

This Simple Rule Makes Healthy Eating A Cinch

The Huffington Post Canada | Melissa Baker, MHSc, RD | Posted 11.07.2016 | Canada Living

You'll eat better, feel better and maybe even lose weight.

Your Guide To Baking With Gluten-Free Flours

The Huffington Post Canada | Pauline Osena | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Living

Coconut, quinoa, almond and more!

How To Keep The Excitement In Your Gluten-Free Kitchen

Miriam Pearl | Posted 05.25.2017 | Canada Parents
Miriam Pearl

I have had to become resourceful and over time I have learned how to manage the restrictions in such a way that my kids can always find something to eat. If I can offer up advice or ideas that other moms or dads who are doing all of the preparation can find helpful I'm totally into that.

What I Wish People Understood About Celiac Disease

Kathy Smart | Posted 05.04.2017 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

"Do I REALLY need to eat gluten free?" The answer is no. If you are not an individual who has celiac disease or has been diagnosed with non-celiac gluten sensitivity, then no, you do not need to eat gluten free. However, for many of us, our lives and health depend on it.

As A Mom, Gluten-Free Certification Is A Matter Of Trust

Miriam Pearl | Posted 04.05.2017 | Canada Parents
Miriam Pearl

When you see the Gluten Free Certification Logo on your favourite products you should know that much work goes into getting this stamp of approval. Even though the people who buy these gluten-free products that are more accessible and easy to find than ever have their own reasons for consuming them, they still need to be certifiably 100 per cent safe for celiacs.

3 Gluten-Free Recipes For Comforting Winter Soups

Miriam Pearl | Posted 11.24.2016 | Canada Living
Miriam Pearl

I gather fall ingredients and pack up the freezer just like the squirrels that can be seen gathering and burying nuts and seeds for the winter months. This time of year is dedicated to squirreling away containers and freezer baggies of all our fall family favourites.

The Health Benefits Of Not Going Wheat-Free

Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P | Posted 10.27.2016 | Canada Living
Lisa Rutledge, Dt.P

Dr. William Davis writes, "Modern grains are silently destroying your brain." That's right, a credible doctor told the public that wheat is killing us. Stephen Yafa argues that Davis' Wheat Belly misinformed the public about wheat: it is not the grain itself that is bad for us, but rather how the grain is processed.

Going Gluten-Free by Choice Is Not Always a Good Idea

Timi Gustafson, R.D. | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Living
Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The rapidly growing popularity of wheat-free and gluten-free food products over the past few years is not necessarily an indication that an ever-larger part of the population is actually suffering from food sensitivities like celiac disease, wheat allergies, or irritable bowel syndrome.

20 Problems Only Gluten-Free People Understand

Devan McGuinness | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Living
Devan McGuinness

#GlutenFreeProblems? I have them too. For seven years, I have been on a gluten-free diet thanks to years of health issues and finally, a diagnosis of celiac disease. Though there are a lot of people who now require a gluten-free diet, there are still many people who just won't understand the weird things we go through.

A Gluten-Free Diet Can Actually Be Worse For You

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 07.31.2014 | Canada Living

The term 'gluten-free' may lead some consumers to think they are getting an overall healthier option, according to new research conducted by nutrition...

Why I Won't Recommend Gluten-Free Diets to My Patients

Dr. Brett Belchetz | Posted 08.12.2014 | Canada Living
Dr. Brett Belchetz

If your doctor turned to you one day and diagnosed you with a dietary condition that research suggests doesn't exist, for which there was no objective laboratory test, and for which treatment would cost your household thousands of dollars per year, while raising your fat and calorie intake with no measurable health benefits, would you say yes? I wouldn't.

The Eight Nutrition Trends That Drive This Dietitian Crazy

Abby Langer | Posted 07.20.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

As you can imagine, I hear and speak about nutrition day in and day out. It's a great job and I love it, but some trends just drive me nuts, and here they are.

Gluten Intolerance May Be Completely Fake: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Living

If you're not celiac, you're probably not gluten intolerant. That's according to an academic study that effectively overturned the results of a pre...

Eight Statements Gluten-Free Eaters Are Tired of Hearing

Devan McGuinness | Posted 07.02.2014 | Canada Living
Devan McGuinness

With the new eyes on the gluten-free diet and the many other reasons people give it a try, there are a lot of negative ways that can affect those already on the diet for documented medical reasons. I have heard some pretty naive statements about gluten-free food that can be harmful.

Fantastic News For Gluten-Free Food Lovers

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Living

The term ‘organic’ has seen a decline on restaurant menus, while the term ‘gluten-free’ has posted a 200 per cent increase, says a new report ...

Gluten is Under Attack: Ceasefire!

Teresa Falk | Posted 04.14.2014 | Canada Alberta
Teresa Falk

The G word is almost as bad as the F word these days. In recent years, gluten has been getting a bad rap due to the mass media, celebrities who are so-called gluten experts and books such as Wheat Belly and Grain Brain. For those who don't know, gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, barley and rye.

5 Trendy Diets You Should Not Go Near

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 11.26.2013 | Canada Living

Diets involving gulping air rather than food, avoiding gluten like the plague, and replacing sensible meals with booze rank as some of the worst celeb...

Gluten-Free: The Help Versus the Hype

Marilyn Linton | Posted 10.25.2013 | Canada Living
Marilyn Linton

Gluten-free awareness is great as are the increasing number of "free from" products and restaurant menu choices. But gluten-free diets for those not diagnosed with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity are mostly hype -- until proven not.

RECIPE: Homemade Gluten-Free Bagels

Mennonite Girls Can Cook | Posted 08.25.2013 | Canada Living
Mennonite Girls Can Cook

I have tried several times to make gluten-free bagels that satisfy me the way the regular wheat ones used to -- my favourite order at Tim Hortons. I finally am happy with this recipe. I like the plain bagels with poppy seed tops, toasted and spread with cream cheese but you can change up the recipe by adding your favourite flavours and toppings.

7 Reasons Quinoa is the New Health Food Superstar

Diana Herrington | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Living
Diana Herrington

Somehow, a superfood that only health advocates like me have known about for years is now common fare for a wave of twentysomethings eating at trendy coffee shops and delis. Although there is no accounting for taste or trends, quinoa does have some powerful health benefits. It tastes great, it is high protein, and it is part of another major food trend of today: gluten free eating.

11 Things You THOUGHT Were Gluten Free

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Living

Nothing will make you realize how many foods have gluten in them like being told you are not allowed to eat any of them ever again. That's what April ...

Yes, Gluten-Free Can Be Tasty

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - When cookbook author Judith Finlayson began shopping for gluten-free food, she discovered that many items people buy in a bid to improve the...

11 Ways To Go Gluten-Free And Love It

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Living

It's the protein that makes your bread stretchy and chewy. Gluten is found in wheat and other grains, in processed foods as a thickener, and in meat s...

Will Gluten-Free Cuisine Be A Big Trend For 2013?

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.02.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - An increase in gluten-free cuisine that has fabulous flavour is going to be a big trend in 2013. Quince and cauliflower should be on your ra...

RECIPE: Raw Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Meghan Pearson | Posted 02.11.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Pearson

I don't really have much of a sweet tooth myself these days, but when I teach my food workshops, I like to welcome my guests with a sweet introduction to class by offering up a decadent treat to kick things off. The best part? These cupcakes are totally raw, vegan, and gluten free!