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Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease
• The benefits of a gluten-free diet are applicable to people with coeliac
• Only 0.6-1% of the world´s population suffer from the disease
• Following a Gluten-Free diet whilst not having Coeliac Disease
normally only functions to improve dietary habits and therefore
improves overall health
Gluten Free
• Coeliac disease is an autoinmune disease caused by a reaction against
the gluten that we encounter in various grains including Wheat, Rye,
Oats and Barley
• It damages the small intestine
• In prolonged untreated or undiagnosed cases the body cannot absorb
nutrients because of the damage
Coeliac Disease
• Symptoms
• Constipation/diarrhea.
Coeliac Disease
• Nausea, vomiting
Coeliac Disease
• Tiredness/Headache
Coeliac Disease
• Alopecia/Hair Loss
Coeliac Disease
• Joint/Back Pain
Coeliac Disease
• Infertility
Coeliac Disease
• Depression
Gluten Free
• For people who suffer with coeliac disease they may encounter
problems with as little as one breadcrumb
• Therefore it is best to bake any gluten-free products first as the
kitchen is at its cleanest
Gluten Free/Non-Gluten Free
Catalan Orange Cake
• Speciality of Catalunya
• Made using whole oranges boiled until tender
• Blitzed and then bound together using eggs, ground almonds and
• Gluten Free