12 Years Gluten Free

12 Things Learned From 12 Years of Coeliac Disease

At the time of writing, I’ve been a diagnosed coeliac for over 12 years, and at least for me, it’s never been a problem. My attitude towards a gluten free lifestyle is actually one of pleasure. I thoroughly enjoy my day to day life and diet and I’ve never let CD get in the way.

In fact, I very rarely even think about it.

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Is Hellman's Mayonnaise Gluten Free?

Is Hellmann’s Mayonnaise Gluten Free?

Hellmann’s Mayonnaise (also can be found branded as Best Foods) is     

It is sold in the United Kingdom, the United States east of the Rocky Mountains, Latin America, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, Canada, and South Africa.

Hellmann’s mayonnaise is the ideal dressing for sandwiches, salads, and burgers.

You can also use Hellmann’s as an ingredient to transform your barbecue and everyday dinners into more delicious meals

Let find out if “America’s #1 Mayonnaise” is gluten-free.

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Is Nesquik Gluten Free?

Is Nesquik Gluten Free?

Nesquik is a brand of products made by the Swiss company Nestlé who is also known for creating popular confectionary products such as Kit-Kat, Quality Street and Milo which we have also covered here on GlutenBee.

The Nesquik range of drinks started off with a mix for chocolate-flavored milk called Nestle Quik in the United States. Nestle Quik later expanded into Europe, Africa, and Australia as Nesquik.

According to the Nesquik website ” Nesquik includes ingredients that are both nutritious and tasty, whether you’re a toddler, teen or grown-up.”

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Eating Out Gluten Free

Eating Out Gluten Free: 5 Tips to Stay Safe

Eating out can be a minefield when you need to avoid gluten.

Limited menus, unlisted ingredients, and uninformed staff are all hazards in our plight to avoid consuming gluten. Not to mention the fact that most restaurants forget about the dangers of cross contamination!

If you’ve been living a gluten free lifestyle for sometime, you’ve no doubt mastered the perils of eating out. If you’ve only recently been diagnosed, you may still be learning the ropes.

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Survive a Gluten Free Date

4 Tips to Survive a Gluten Free Date

Alright, I’m going to be straight with you: I haven’t been on a typical “date” in over 5 years. I’m in a happy relationship and obviously haven’t needed to date since meeting my partner.

But this article, and my advice, is useful in more situations than just your typical “date”.

I travel a lot, which means eating out in foreign countries with language barriers. I also take my partner on 1 or 2 date nights each week, and I also meet business contacts for food 2 or 3 times per week.

I do a lot of eating out with people I don’t know but who I need to impress. And who wants to be a burden for their partner?

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Why Coealics Should Listen To Their Bodies

Why All Coeliacs Need To Listen To Their Bodies

Diagnosing the cause of any ill-symptom takes a great deal of wisdom; often validated with a medical degree.

But once you’re diagnosed with Coeliac disease, gluten sensitivity or any other food induced illness, you can sleep easy knowing the cause of your symptoms.

Whether your symptoms are stomach pain, brain fog, hives or something else; they’re often caused by the food you’ve put into your own mouth.

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Gluten Free on Long Haul Flights

Long Haul Flights: 8 Tips for Gluten Free Travellers

Day to day eating is already tough enough when you’re unable to consume gluten. But travelling long haul to far flung and unfamiliar places? Well that’s a whole other ball game.

In your home town or city, you can rest comfortably knowing where all the good stuff is at. You know where to get your favourite gluten free energy bars and you know which restaurants cater for coeliacs. But all that goes out of the window when you travel to long haul destinations.

We’ll save general travel advice for another post; in this article we’re going to pin down ways you can stay safe (and healthy) as a gluten-free traveller on long haul flights.

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