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Gluten Containing Herbs – for Celiac Disease patients

Categories: Articles, Celiac Disease, Food Education, Food Safety, Inflammation, Nutritional Information, Western Medicine

From:  http://www.jadeinstitute.com/chinese-herbs-and-potential-allergens.php Chinese Herbs Containing Gluten and Potential Allergens Although not frequently noted in the Chinese materia medica, there are a few herbs containing gluten that may be problematic for patients with food sensitivities, and especially for those with celiac sprue (also called gluten sensitive enteropathy or GSE). People with soy or nut allergies may also be advised to avoid certain herbs. As herbalists, our recommendations are often dependent on the degree to which an individual patient seeks to avoid exposure to a certain food. Gluten and Celiac Disease Gluten […]

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Gluten-Free Seitan – Say What?!!

Categories: Articles, Celiac Disease, Gluten-free, Vegetarian

Gluten-Free Seitan – Say What?!! By Black Phoebe :: Ms. Jen on October 24, 2009 11:52 PM |Â Today I was looking through the recipes in the last issue of Gourmet Magazine (*shakes fist at Conde Nast*), when I read the recipe on Vegetarian Shepherds Pie which called for seitan as one of the main ingredients. Seitan is an Asian protein-rich, meat-free food stuff made of wheat gluten that is very popular for creating meat substitutes for vegetarian and vegan cooking. If you are gluten-free for health reasons, such as […]

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