• Is Jim Beam Gluten Free

    Is Jim Beam Gluten Free?

    Bourbon is typically primarily gluten-free by default. This is due to the fact that the gluten is removed during the distillation process. Thus, it can be considered as a gluten-free alternative. That being said, the gluten is removed after the fact. Therefore, it is largely going to depend on your level of gluten sensitivity. If you are simply looking to sustain a gluten-free diet purely because you are looking to avoid gluten, you could consider drinking it. However, if you are gluten-intolerant, you will likely want to avoid Jim Bean. Below, we will be going over some of the reasons you might want to consider adding Jim Beam to your…

  • is jagermeister gluten free

    Is Jagermeister Gluten Free?

    Are you someone that enjoys drinking various alcohol but happen to be gluten intolerant? If so, you are likely going to be looking for some of the best options that you could consider. Below, we will be going over one of the best options that you can consider. Jagermeister claims that it is gluten-free and there is no reason to not believe it despite the company not posting the exact ingredients in it. Because of this, you can be confident drinking Jagermeister in knowing that it is not going to cause you a gluten reaction. Below, we will be going over some of the other things that stand out about…

  • Traveling with Celiac Disease or Severe Allergies

    Traveling with Coeliac Disease or Severe Allergies

    One of our Doctors suggested I write about the measures I have taken to travel with my severely gluten sensitive son, so Dr. L. this one is for you!  It is my hope that this information will make your future travels a little easier.  Many of these tips are common sense, but many more are borne from necessity.  Please, if you think of something that has helped you in the past I hope that you will share it here. We’re almost ready to leave for our first ever family vacation!   I am running around like the proverbial chicken and trying to tie up loose ends this week.  I admit planning…

  • Gluten Free Lip Balms
    Health,  Personal Care

    Gluten Free Lip Balms

    The weather is frightful; it’s bitter cold and the winds are howling.  Being outside for any length of time quickly saps the moisture out of exposed skin, especially your lips.  For those that are industrious you can make your own lip balm, it’s a fairly simple but it can be a laborious process.  For those who want a “grab and go”  lip balm, I have compiled this list of gluten free products.  Please always make sure you read the labels as companies do change their ingredients.   While I have not included every gluten free lip balm produced, this list provides you with a variety of resources so you will…

  • Health,  Personal Care

    4 Essential Gluten Free Oils for Bunions and How to Use Them

    WHAT ARE BUNIONS? If the side of your big toe sticks out noticeably, you may have a bunion. A bunion is a deformity of the joint connecting the big toe to the foot. Scientifically speaking, bunions are characterized by medial deviation of the first metatarsal bone and lateral deviation of the big toe. The exact cause of bunions is unknown: some medical professionals say that it’s caused by long-term use of shoes, especially the tight fitting ones with pointed toes. Others say it’s caused by genetic factors, worsened by wearing tight fitting shoes for extended periods of term. Bunions occur when pressure is applied to the side of the big…

  • Gluten Free Sunscreens, 2019
    Health,  Personal Care

    Gluten Free Sunscreens, 2019

    I first blogged about Gluten Free Sunscreens in 2010, and so much has changed.  The good news; more and more companies are producing gluten free sunscreens! Companies have also realized that we are looking for safer, less toxic products, you will find that many of the sunscreens on the list are Mineral Based.  While the list below provides you with options, it does not contain EVERY brand of sunscreen, nor does it contain every gluten free product that the company produces.   There are also some companies that produce gluten free sunscreens that I did not include on the list.  Some of these brands did not fare well in independent…