My Experience at the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo 2017 in Secaucus, NJ

 

 

Where can you find hundreds of gluten/allergen friendly products in one spot? Why the GFAF Expo, of course!  It is a tasting mecca of the gluten free world. Here you will find both the tried and true products as well as items brand new to the market and maybe not even in stores yet, but they are available online! Continue reading “My Experience at the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo 2017 in Secaucus, NJ”

2017 Gluten Free & Allergen Friendly Expo and…. FREE Tickets!

 

What are you doing this weekend? If you or a loved one is living gluten-free or with other food allergies and if you are in the NY metro area, how about going to the Gluten Free and Allergen Friendly Expo? This event is taking place this Saturday and Sunday, October 14 and 15, in Secaucus, NJ.

It’s not too late to go!

Tickets are still available. I was already planning on going, but now I am delighted to be an official blogger of the Expo. But that’s not all… I have been blessed with the opportunity to give away 5 FREE TICKETS to this event!

 

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Vote: What Is Your Favorite Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread?

Gluten-free bread can be hard to swallow, quite literally.  When someone is considering a gluten-free lifestyle, bread is often the deal breaker. I have heard so many people say, “My doctor (or someone) said I should cut out gluten, but I just can’t give up bread.” or “I am gluten-free, except I occasionally have bread.” 🙄 (just a note- your not actually gluten free then)

Something as simple as a piece of bread can be standing between them and potential better health.

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Do You See Yourself Here?

Here is a partial listing of conditions that can be linked directly or indirectly to Celiac disease and/or gluten sensitivity. Gluten not only directly damages various parts of the body, it also causes nutritional deficiencies that adversely effect the whole body. So while these symptoms seem completely unrelated, they can be traced to a Continue reading “Do You See Yourself Here?”

Is Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Gluten is a difficult protein to digest. It is thought, for some people, the immune system sees the gluten particles as the an enemy and attacks it (producing antibodies) causing inflammation in various parts of the body and poor absorption of nutrients which leads to various health problems.

There is no evidence that everyone needs to avoid gluten. For many, it has become a fad diet or a way to seek weight loss, however that does not mean it isn’t a real condition. Gluten creates real health problems for many people.

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