Why gluten free?
Answer: The gluten-free diet is a treatment for celiac disease. (Mayo clinic)
What is celiac disease?
Answer: Celiac (SEE-lee-ak) disease is a digestive condition triggered by consumption of the protein gluten, which is primarily found in bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and many other foods containing wheat, barley or rye. People with celiac disease who eat foods containing gluten experience an immune reaction in their small intestines, causing damage to the inner surface of the small intestine and an inability to absorb certain nutrients. (Mayo clinic)
What are the symptoms of celiac disease?
Answer: There are no typical signs and symptoms of celiac disease. Most people with the disease have general complaints, such as: Intermittent diarrhea, Abdominal pain, Bloating. (Mayo clinic)
If you or anyone you know has these symptoms please consult your doctor first.
I will begin to post Gluten free recipes on my blog on a regular basis. Please comment at anytime. If you have a recipe you would like to post please feel free to send me an email.
Places to buy Gluten Free products online.
Bob’s Red Mill a great place for all you baking needs and recipes.
More online stores to come.