Thursday, June 20The Voice of London

Tag: Gluten-free

8 struggles of a Coeliac

Featured, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Uncategorized
“Gluten free” - a term used far too much recently. But for those of you whose entire life isn’t dominated by a tiny grain, do you really know what it’s like to be gluten free? For a Coeliac (also known as Celiac), our chronic disease can affect all aspects of our lives, from our ability to have children to our fashion choices.  Now with the gluten-free diet coming further into fashion, there is a general misconception of what being Coeliac really is. It isn’t as glamorous as you may imagine. Yes, Instagrammers and celebs swear by this diet to lose weight, but trust me it is NOT fun. The Voice of London has come up with a list of 8 struggles Coeliacs have to go through every day, that dieters will NEVER understand. 1. "I would die if I had to give up *insert yummy gluten food*” Yes,

Vantra – a health junkie oasis on Oxford Street

Featured, Food
We all know that health is wealth, but going sugar, gluten, dairy and oil-free simply does not seem worth it. Our reporter Kate Kulniece visits Vantra Vitao to test whether nutritious food can actually be as rewarding as a greasy burger.  If there is a single phrase that describes me the best it would have to be ‘’a walking carb’’. The other one, though it does not reflect the very essence of me as aptly as the latter, goes along the lines of ’’Why go raw when there is booze, baked cookies, ice cream and samosas?’’ For contradicting the first is far-fetched (carbohydrates in all shapes and sizes are dear to me), one can attempt to challenge me only with the ‘’leave bio-fermented matcha sprouts for Gwyneth Paltrow’’ one. Serving and meeting the extravagant dietary needs of health