For those who suffer from a gluten allergy, maintaining a well-balanced diet can become a complex feat. Indeed, it’s often not until you’re told to refrain from consuming gluten, that you come to the realization in terms of just how many products are actually gluten filled. That being said, difficult is by no means impossible. […]
The need to avoid gluten adds another layer of difficulty to preparing healthy lunches for home or school that your kids will actually eat. These lunch ideas are packed with kid appeal, contain no gluten and can easily be enjoyed on the go. Here are six gluten-free lunch ideas you can start enjoying right away.
Living a gluten free lifestyle has been gaining in popularity recently due to associated health benefits such as feeling better, more energy, sharper clarity and so much more. But some people may be wondering what does gluten free mean exactly? If you’re new to the terminology you will want to read on.
Written by Jane Trygar Despite being diagnosed with celiac disease for over 10 years, certain family members still feel the need to be vocal about their disdain for my gluten-free lifestyle. Most of my family is pretty supportive. Some of my family members have celiac disease and other dietary issues, and we do a pretty good […]
Getting an accurate diagnosis is often the painful part of people’s gluten-free story. I know it was for me. Once you understand what’s wrong with your body, you’re empowered to make healthy choices. But misdiagnoses can be as terrifying as they are dangerous. It’s a lot easier to find a favorite brand of gluten-free frozen […]
When you talk about what celiac disease is, you often have to talk about what the disease is not. While ‘celiac disease’, ‘gluten allergy’, and ‘gluten sensitivity’ or ‘intolerance’ are often lumped together in the media, they are three different gluten related disorders. While these medical issues frequently share similar outward symptoms, the causes of […]
College can make parents a nervous wreck. It’s terrifying sending your baby out into an unknown environment to transition into living on their own. They’re done relying on you for food, shelter, and transportation. Unfortunately they’re also done relying on others to take care of their health. This transition from being driven to doctors appointments […]
We’ve all heard them before, for some reason, people have a hard time understanding how a gluten-free person lives. While it’s not your job to act as a representative for celiacs everywhere, you might want to be ready with answers to the following questions. “So what can you eat?” I’m a pretty patient person, but […]
When you start eating gluten-free, sometimes the novelty of it all can keep cravings at bay. Trying out the new diet is overwhelming, yet exciting, novel and new. But there comes a day when you hit a wall. Maybe you visit family for Christmas and the familiar smells in the kitchen catch you off guard, […]
It can feel isolating dealing with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or a gluten allergy. The good news is you don’t have to go it alone. The internet makes it easier than ever to track down and join a gluten-free support group near you. These gluten-free groups are indispensable for the newly diagnosed celiac. I have […]