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For anyone with a food allergy or intolerance, replacing your favourite foods with something just as delicious can sometimes be tricky. The hard working volunteers behind the Food Matters website have done some of the foot work for you with taste tests and reviews here.

Calcium – am I getting enough?

Calcium is a mineral needed for the formation, growth and repair of healthy bones and teeth. It also helps the muscles and nerves to work properly, and helps to control weight and blood pressure.
Calcium deficiency is caused by a diet low in calcium or by malabsorption in gastrointestinal disorders such as Coeliac Disease or inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
Signs of calcium deficiency include poor growth and poor quality bones and teeth. Continue reading “Calcium – am I getting enough?”