Gluten Free Diet
words by Helaina Lungu
Foods To Enjoy
  • Rice, Corn, Buckwheat, Millet
  • Can cook with Potato flour, Chickpea flour, Rice flour, Soy flour
  • FRUITS – all fruits
  • VEGETABLES – all vegetables, fresh herbs
  • MEAT – all fresh meat & seafood
  • DAIRY PRODUCTS – cheese, cottage cheese, milk, yoghurt
  • GRAIN PRODUCTS – rice, rice cakes, rice flour, cornflour, millet, quinoa, corn tortillas, corn tacos, popcorn
  • NUTS & SEEDS – almonds, flaxseed
  • LEGUMES – dried beans, peas, pulses
  • BEVERAGES – tea, fruit juice, fruit squash
  • OTHER – vegetable oils, yeast, cream of tartar, bicarbonate of soda, sugar, peppercorns, tamari soy sauce, Marmite, vinegar, tapioca, homemade soups, jelly, jam, marmalade, honey, golden syrup, molasses, xanthan gum
Foods To Avoid
  • Wheat
  • Rye
  • Barley
  • Oats
  • Triticale
Words by Helaina Lungu

Words by Helaina Lungu

Helaina is a passionate and experienced practitioner who has qualifications in naturopathy, weight loss consulting, and personal training. Her experience includes educating the community and practitioners alike about the benefits of and the latest trends in the natural medicine industry. In the past Helaina has represented some of the biggest natural health brands in Australia, like Bioceuticals and Metagenics, before founding The Botaniq in 2020. Her particular fields of interest include weight management, digestive, and mental health. In her spare time, she loves to listen to music, go for long drives, head to the beach, and go for a walk with her beautiful pug.