Funyuns is the brand name of an onion-flavored corn snack introduced in the United States in 1969, and invented by Frito-Lay employee George Bigner. Funyuns consist primarily of cornmeal, ring-shaped using an extrusion process, representing the shape and texture of fried onion rings.
Doritos is an American brand of flavored tortilla chips produced since 1964 by Frito-Lay, a wholly owned subsidiary of PepsiCo. The original Doritos were not flavored. The first flavor was Taco, released in 1967, though other flavors have since debuted for the company.
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Emergen-C is a popular dietary supplement for Vitamin C made by Alacer Corp. It is used for a variety of reasons including as a way to strengthen and boost the immune system, heal during a cold, sleep better, and more.
Is it Coeliac disease, gluten allergy, gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance? Which is the correct term and what are the differences between them?
In this article we intend to dispel the confusion and give you a clear overview of these gluten related, but different conditions. You might be surprised at what you find.
It’s important to understand that Coeliac disease is very different to a gluten intolerance or allergy, and to never to confuse the two. Likewise, gluten allergy and gluten intolerance are one of the same thing, having recently been simplified to the term ‘gluten sensitivity’.
With that said, the common denominator is of course gluten. Whether you have Coeliac disease or gluten sensitivity, the symptoms of both are caused by consuming gluten.
But what are the differences? Let’s get started by breaking this article into two distinct categories: Coeliac disease and the rest of the terms.
Sriracha is a popular hot chili sauce created by Huy Fong Foods, Inc. used for adding flavor and spice.
For the best part of the last five years I have lived in Thailand. In Thailand, gluten free rice-based dishes are commonplace and ingredients are mostly purchased fresh everyday at ‘wet markets’.
Outside of big cities, western dishes are not so popular, and equally-so gluten-free alternatives simply don’t exist.
Whilst living in Thailand, I would rarely eat any gluten free breads or biscuits because my local supermarket didn’t stock them. I made do without.