Is your gluten free diet due to gluten intolerance, coeliac disease or general health. What is driving your decision?
SEO AustraliaSEO

Gluten free diet - is it the new fad diet?

Follow JustWeb on Twitter
Visit JustWeb's Facebook page

Follow Me on Pinterest

28 visitors are currently online at justweb®

WOMO review


Search Engine Optimisation (Search Engine Optimisation)
Statistics show us that more than 80% of traffic from search engines comes from organic results. Basically, unless you are on the first page of Google™, regardless if you have a PPC strategy, your website may not be performing to it's full potential. For experienced, proven SEO Australia results, contact us today about website audits, SEO, and how we can improve your organic search engine optimisation with proven results.


Website Copywriting A good copywriter knows which words trigger the feelings that compel people to make decisions. They write with flair, making it easy for people to be drawn into what they are saying about your business, services or products. Read an an example of good copywriting for a fictitious Sydney Mercedes Dealer, or just "ok" website copy for a Used Mercedes dealer.


Trademark Registration The most effective way to safeguard you against people "trading off" your business name, product or service, is to register a trademark. For more information, including about the justweb® trade mark, please read our trademark registration article.

Bookmark and Share

W3C Validated: XHTML | CSS

News, Blog and Article index page
I imagine that by now you have either heard someone say, or you have read something about people who go on a gluten free diet to lose weight. I get where people are coming from: going on a gluten free diet means you have to eliminate things like bread, pasta, cake etc which are high in carbs (carbohydrates).

However, what may not be so obvious is that wheat flour is only one of many types of flour. These days there are numerous types of flour readily available including besan (or chickpea) flour, rice flour, buckwheat flour (which despite its confusing name is gluten free), tapioca flour and potato flour.

Gluten Free Cake This means that there are a number of breads and cakes around that are gluten free and are made from almond meal or one of these other types of flours.

Meaning... I have to shatter the theory that a gluten free diet is not necessarily healthier. The truth is that lots of gluten free products (e.g. bread, pasta and cake) are higher GI (Glycemic Index) and higher in fat and sugar than the glutinous versions. Which of course means that the chances are you may put on even MORE weight going on a gluten free diet!

I know I did, although that may have been something to do with the fact that after being diagnosed, every time I saw something labelled "gluten free" I decided that I must try it. Fortunately (but unfortunately in this case) there are plenty of gluten free options around these days.


Gluten Free Diet If you are diagnosed with coeliac disease, then you must adhere to a gluten free diet.

If you are gluten intolerant then restrict your intake of gluten.

If you just want to eat a healthy diet then don't cut out gluten altogether but go 'back to basics.' - eat lots of fruit and vegetables and get into the kitchen and make your own sauces etc. It'll often be cheaper, almost always be healthier, and who knows, you may actually have fun (making a mess is always fun!).

Also, if you take my advice I would love to hear about your successes and even disasters in the kitchen. please visit my blog at

Article written by:
Petra Aitken
Gluten Free Zones 

Has this article been helpful or interesting?
Why not share it with others? Simply place your mouse over the buttons below to select from a range of social media websites, and thanks for sharing.

Click here to make an enquiry   Follow JustWeb on Twitter

Rob - JustWeb


back to Newsletter Index

justweb® Newsletter Information
The articles throughout our website are ©2007-2020 justweb® and may not be reproduced without first seeking permission. If you want to be updated on a regular basis, please subscribe to our RSS feed.

Subscribe to the justweb® feed by email:

The content provided in this article is provided as is, and as such does not carry a warranty or guarantee by justweb® that it will provide results discussed. The article content provided is intended for informational purposes in order to introduce readers to new ideas, concepts, and/or reviews of new products and/or services. It is incumbent upon the reader to do further research before acting upon any advice or suggestions in this article. It is a condition of reading our articles that justweb® will not be held liable for any negative consequences that may result from the implementation of any information or purchases made as a result of reading this article.

Website Hosting

For fast & reliable web hosting Australia, we use & recommend the services of Quadra Hosting.

Web Hosting Australia Online Spell Checker Press Release Distribution Pay Per Click Advertising Business Alliance Partners

Read what some of our clients have to say about justweb®

^ Top of Page ^