32% of gluten free food in restaurants contain gluten - but there's more to it!
Well covered territory, but new suggestions on how to order gluten free in a restaurant.
There are six stages to accepting the diagnosis of Celiac disease. I've laid them out for all the world!
What does the gluten free label and certified gluten free label mean in the US? Let's find out. According to the FDA, in order for a product to be labelled gluten free it has to be lower than 20 parts per million. The rule goes on to say that the food cannot contain: An ingredient … Continue reading Certified gluten free – not 100% gluten free
I wrote this as an article you can share with your friends regarding Celiac and what it is like. Hopefully it is a good basic description and general primer on the disease for our friends.
I read this a lot. I used to think it was unimportant. Now, I'm not so sure. Having celiac disease means a lifelong gluten free diet. Right now there are no medicines or any other cure, just a major lifestyle change. But I broke my toe a couple of days ago. I dropped a serving … Continue reading Why do I need a diagnosis?
Pot lucks are lovely events. Until someone has a food allergy, food sensitivity, or celiac disease. They turn into minefields of torture with buried bombs of gluten everywhere! The only way to not get sick is to not participate but that brings up a variety of issues. So, not participating is a perfectly acceptable way … Continue reading Pot Luck Hell
Fiber helps with Celiac symptoms!
Part 2 - with information from the ADA regarding what restaurants are required to do regarding accommodating those with food allergies.
There are two lawsuits working their way through the court systems and I'm not sure how I feel about them.