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How to Maintain a Gluten Free Diet 

There is increasing demand and push for gluten free diets. According to Coeliac Australia, 1 in 10 Australian adults have been diagnosed with Coeliac disease and approximately 2.4 million adults follow a gluten free diet to an extent (without being Coeliac). It isn’t always easy to adjust and maintain a GF diet. However, there are a […]

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Pelvic pain

The Gut Series Part 1: Is it Really IBS?

IBS (aka. Irritable Bowel Syndrome) is a common functional gastrointestinal disorder. Frustratingly, IBS shares many common symptoms with more serious diseases. Symptoms include abdominal pain, bloating, irregular bowel habits, excess wind and nausea (just to name a few!). Despite what Dr. Google advises, there are currently no definitive tests available to adequately diagnose IBS, other […]

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A young woman on gluten free diet is saying no thanks to bread in a cafe

Gluten vs Wheat

Gluten free, wheat free – it’s the same thing, right? Um no. Even though the terms ‘gluten free’ and ‘wheat free’ are often used interchangeably, they are not the same thing! According to the 2011-2012 Australian Health Survey, 17% or 3.7 million Australian’s aged 2 years and over, reported avoiding a food due to an […]

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