Celiac and Allergies

no glutenThere are a variety of books, cookbooks, magazines, and guides that will be extremely beneficial to Celiacs and other allergens. The Triumph Dining is a Gluten Free Restaurant Guide with contains a list of all fifty states that have gluten free menus. Cecelias Market Place is a Gluten Free Grocery Guide and they also have available dairy and soy free guides for your shopping convenience. Living Without is a perfect magazine for people with food allergies and sensitivities. The Almond Flour Cookbook and the Gluten Free Girl are fantastic for recipes.

Whole Foods Market, Stop & Shop, and Wegmans are three chain grocery stores with aisle of gluten free products to purchase. Here you will find a variety of gluten and allergen free companies such as Ener-G, Kinnikinick, Enjoy Life, and more. There are many baking flours like potato, corn, soy, sorghum, coconut, buckwheat, amaranth, tapioca, almond, quinoa, arrowroot, white and brown rice.

There are three organizations that you can follow. The first is FAAN, which stands for Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network. Their purpose is to raise public awareness, provide advocacy, and education. Plus, to advance research on behalf of all those affected by food allergies. The second is CSA: Celiac Sprue Association. They are Celiacs helping Celiacs. Their mission is to help those with Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis through research, support, and education. Lastly, the third is GIG: Gluten Intolerance Group. Their purpose is to provide support and education to Celiacs, gluten intolerant, and gluten sensitive individuals.

Assistants can be found everywhere you turn. So don’t lose hope, we all have been there. Just begin your research and you’ll find it to be the best thing that you could ever done for your health.

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