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Is Xanthan Gum Gluten Free?

Xanthan Gum – Is It Gluten Free? If you’re one to read nutrition labels on food, you have likely come across the ingredient Xanthan Gum. It has become more and more popular as an additive in processed gluten free foods.  But what exactly is it?  Here’s what we’re going to dig into: How is it […]

Does more gluten create a higher risk of celiac disease in kids?

Early Childhood Exposure to Gluten Increases Risk of Developing an Allergy A study in JAMA found that kids under five years old who eat more gluten have a higher risk of developing celiac disease. In fact, this study found that eating as little as one gram more than the “baseline amount” of gluten each day […]

Can You Be Both Vegan and Gluten Free?

Can You Be Vegan and Gluten Free? With so many ways of eating, it can be hard to determine what is best for your body. And when health reasons help determine many of your food choices – like going gluten free – it can be even more difficult to decide what else you should be […]

Can Gluten Wreck Your Sex Life?

Can Gluten Can Wreck Your Sex Life? We all want to feel healthy and vibrant, and we know that there are many ways that gluten can get in the way of feeling our best. But… can gluten impact your sex life? From fatigue and gastrointestinal distress to skin issues and headaches, gluten can interfere with […]

Is Cornstarch Gluten Free?

Is Cornstarch Gluten Free? Cornstarch is a common ingredient in many packaged and prepared foods. Knowing if cornstarch is gluten free is key to ensuring you remain healthy and comfortable. This article will  explore what exactly cornstarch is, how it is made, whether it is gluten free, and what alternatives to cornstarch you can use […]