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What are Food Allergies and Intolerances?

Monday, November 10, 2014

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Food allergies and intolerances affect many children and adults. They are the body’s reaction to specific food ingredients, or in other words, your body’s way of letting you know that a certain food doesn’t work for you.

What is the difference between food allergies and intolerance?

Food Allergy

= An Immune System reaction to a food. Food allergies can be life threatening in the event of anaphylaxis. ..read more >
 
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Gluten - Is it Hiding in More Foods Than You May Think?

Monday, November 03, 2014

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What is Gluten?

Gluten is a protein found in Wheat, Rye and Barley.

Some of the most common foods that contain gluten when derived from Wheat, Rye or Barley include:

  • Bread and Bakery goods
  • Pasta and Noodles
  • Flours and Pastries
  • Biscuits and Crackers
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10 Reasons to Eat Gluten Free

Monday, October 27, 2014

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1. Gluten means “Glue.”

The word gluten is derived from the Latin word for glue! This ‘glue-like’ substance can inhibit the absorption of nutrients and cause uncomfortable digestive symptoms.

2. Gluten can cause bloating and uncomfortable digestive symptoms.

Due to its glue-like consistency gluten is hard to digest and its consumption can contribute to a long list of digestive symptoms including bloating, diarrhoea, constipation, flatulence / gas, mouth ulcers, reflux, ..read more >

 
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What to Eat and What Not to Eat

Monday, October 20, 2014

One of the most common questions we are asked is "what should I eat?"

Your relationship with food is a unique and personal discovery of what works for you. There is no specific list of ‘yes’ and ‘no’ foods that anyone can give you as it will be different for each person based on many different factors.

That said, there are a range of foods that are known to have a big enough impact on the majority of people to recommend avoiding these in your diet. The LLN Recipes are free from ingredients

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What is Self-Love and Should You Love Yourself?

Monday, October 13, 2014

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What is Self-Love? It is literally that, to Love yourself.

What Does it Mean to Love Yourself?

  • To Self-Love is to make choices that are loving, nurturing and that truly care for you.
  • To care for your body with deep nurture through warmth, gentleness and nourishment.
  • To exercise because your body loves to move.
  • To eat well because your body needs good nutrition.
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