Is Organic Brown Rice Syrup Gluten Free? Does it Contain Arsenic?

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Because brown rice syrup is listed on so many gluten free product labels, you may have come to the conclusion that all rice syrup brands are gluten free. However, some contain barley. The fermentation process often removes the barley, per some manufacturers. If you are gluten intolerant always contact the manufacturer before consumption to check, and for cross-contamination issues. Continue reading “Is Organic Brown Rice Syrup Gluten Free? Does it Contain Arsenic?”

What is Xylitol? A Natural Sugar-Free Sweetener That Tastes Like Sugar

I am often asked, “What is xylitol?” from my readers. I am about to use it in another recipe; therefore, I wanted to explain more about it prior to publishing the recipe. I enjoy xylitol, as it tastes just like sugar! Plus, it is proven to prevent cavities and even heal teeth. However, if you have corn allergies you’ll need to know which brands to purchase. I hope you find this information useful. Continue reading “What is Xylitol? A Natural Sugar-Free Sweetener That Tastes Like Sugar”

Gluten Free Diabetic Sunday Brunch

Image: Claudia Pillow, Ph.D.

This article was contributed by Dr. Claudia Pillow, specialist on celiac disease, and co-author along with her sister, Analise Roberts, of¬†The Gluten-Free Good Health Cookbook. Their cookbook is contains recipes which are great for fighting inflammation, as it is based on a¬†alkaline diet. However, this article is based on the gluten-free diet for diabetics. And be sure to check out the link below to her absolutely fantastic gluten free pancakes or waffles recipe, just one of their gluten free diabetic recipes. Continue reading “Gluten Free Diabetic Sunday Brunch”