Gluten-Free Label Reading

Gluten-Free Label Reading

One of the first steps in switching to a gluten-free diet is learning to read labels. Here are some helpful tips on how to pull this off successfully. There are a couple of steps to determine if a food product is gluten-free. First, see if wheat is in the ingredients list or if it’s listed […]

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Getting Enough Fiber in Your Gluten-Free Diet—Some Helpful Tips

Getting Enough Fiber in Your Gluten-Free Diet—Some Helpful Tips

As healthy as it is cutting out the gluten allergen from your diet, you may find yourself experiencing the effects of insufficient fiber. Rice flours and the starches commonly used in gluten-free diets are lower in fiber than many gluten-containing grains. It is important to realize and meet the challenge of getting enough fiber in […]

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Gluten-Free Summer Camp

Gluten-Free Summer Camp

     Summer camp is a cherished summertime tradition for children. Just because your child eats gluten free doesn’t mean he has to suffer without summer camp this year. There are actually some camps that specialize in the gluten-free diet, which you can find online; other camps specialize in other restricted diets, such as for diabetic […]

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Living Gluten Free: Avoiding Cross-Contamination

Living Gluten Free: Avoiding Cross-Contamination

     If you’ve recently been diagnosed with celiac disease, it is likely you’re still adapting to a gluten-free lifestyle. It may seem overwhelming at first to a celiac patient to begin the gluten-free road to recovery, as there are many challenges to face in adjusting to your new gluten-free diet. One of these challenges is […]

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The Gluten-Free Diet: Managing Cholesterol Levels

The Gluten-Free Diet: Managing Cholesterol Levels

     If you’ve been diagnosed with celiac disease, you probably know all about the painful and uncomfortable physical and mental symptoms and are glad to be rid of them with a gluten-free diet. However, staying away from gluten doesn’t mean that your health and well-being are guaranteed, although fortunately you have taken a major step […]

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