The term “ancient grains” has no official definition, but it’s quickly become a catchphrase among food manufacturers for cereal grains (seeds of grasses) and pseudograins (seeds of non-grass plants) that have remained unchanged for millennia.
Author: Shelley Case, RD
How Gluten-Free is Your Gluten-Free Flour?
It is well known that oats can be cross-contaminated with the gluten-containing grains wheat, rye and barley. But what about other, naturally gluten-free grains, flours and starches?
Are Spices Safe for a Gluten-Free Diet?
Gluten can hide on the spice shelf. But with a little precaution, you can keep your favorite flavors. Herbs and… Read more »
Injecting Nutrition into the Gluten-Free Diet
Gluten-free food choices are a great thing, but now we need nutrition along with taste.
Teff: A Surprising Addition to the Gluten-Free Diet
Teff, a major cereal crop of Ethiopia, is the smallest of all grains in the world.
Canadian Survey of Gluten in Spices
CFIA has given Allergic Living permission to post that full report below for interested consumers.
Gluten-Free Beer: Behind the Labels
The number of beers labeled “gluten-free” has skyrocketed in recent years
Dining Gluten-Free: Tips and Where Gluten Hides
Navigate the gluten-free diet while eating out with these helpful tips.
Whole Grains: Get Enough on the Gluten-Free Diet
When you follow a gluten-free diet, it’s important to realize that all cereals are not the enemy.