Learning to breathe again – my own experience with hay fever!

I grew up in Germany, on a farm in the rural Rhine valley. Before I was born, my parents converted their farm from dairy cows to breeding pigs. I remember that as I was growing up, I was always embarrassed about this, but, hey, we all can find something to be embarrassed about! I was […]

Gluten free or not?

What is gluten? Gluten is a general name used to describe proteins found in wheat and other cereal grains such as spelt and rye and to a lesser amount also in barley and oats. Any flour made from the starchy endosperm of grains contains proteins that are potentially problematic to the grain intolerant person. Gluten […]