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If you have been diagnosed with any kind of digestive issue, such a celiac disease or a sensitivity to wheat gluten, then you know how tough it can be to eat like everyone else.

But if you get yourself prepared, and accept the fact you need to eat like this to take care of your body and your health, then you will be amazed at the results.

If you don't like to cook or bake, then there are many products on the market now, that are instant mixes for breads, cereals, muffins etc. This has changed a lot since I had to go looking for gluten free foods back in 1992, when the only option was this tiny health food store in my home town, that had very little gluten free, and what they did have was horrible and dried up tasting. As if I wasn't depressed enough!

But now, studies have found that up to 15% of the North American population are sensitive to wheat gluten and need to find alternatives to feel their best.

The market has answered the call, and now there are many health food stores in most towns, and even the larger grocery stores have a health food department in them, for everything from gluten free, to dairy free and nut free. The choices are much better than they used to be, and even restaurants are offering gluten free alternatives.

If you like to cook or bake, then you should stock your pantry with some basics, for those days you just want to whip up a great batch of biscuits, muffins or pancakes etc.

Here is an example of a great, gluten free, flour mix to keep on hand in a large plastic tub with a good lid.

2 cups rice or millet flour
2/3 cup potato starch
1/3 cup tapioca flour
1-2 tsp. of xanthan gum (this glues it all together, you must have this)

this is just one combination of gluten free flour, there are many more out there, experiment, and once you find something you really like, write it down.

http://www.glutenfreeliving.weebly.com find out more great recipes and ideas for living gluten free, and enjoy life, and feel great. You can now purchase many gluten free products online, and have them delivered to your door, this is great for your busy life. .

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