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  1. Kid Watch: Gluten Free Toy Market Growing Up

    You take the time to carefully pack your child’s school lunch and snacks, have spoken to the teachers about not exposing them to gluten, and educated your child about what foods to avoid. But what are you missing? ...

  2. Dating Tips

    So much social interaction today revolves around eating: dinner out, meeting for a drink and appetizers, making a meal for each other, attending parties, meeting his/her friends or family for a meal. It’s a challenge for a gluten-intolerant person ...

  3. Looking for Mr. Gluten-Tolerant, by Chelsea

    There was no handbook on how to date and no tutorial on the “pain in the butt, I get super sick from eating gluten” curveball I was thrown when I found out I had celiac disease (CD) after I started college. When I first received the diagnosis, I ha ...

  4. Off to College, Gluten-Free

    More and more schools are offering gluten-free options in the cafeteria, but if your college is behind the curve, here are some suggestions on how to get by: ...

  5. Living with Roommates

    It’s a good idea to inform your future roommates about your needs in the kitchen before you actually move in together (see  Living Gluten-Free: What Friends & Family Need to Know ). Especially, if you suffer from celiac disease (CD), explain ...

  6. Parenting a Child with Celiac Disease or Non-Celiac Gluten-Sensitivity

    You’ve just been told by a healthcare professional that your child has celiac disease (CD) and should be following a gluten-free diet or you have made the choice yourself to have your children be gluten-free; either way it’s a lifestyle change.  Li ...

  7. Gluten-Free eDating

    Are you gluten-free and looking for a mate? ...

  8. Living Gluten-Free: What Friends & Family Need to Know

    Someone important in your life has adopted a gluten-free diet either because they’ve been diagnosed with Celiac Disease (an autoimmune disorder where the consumption of gluten causes inflammation in the lower intestine), they have a gluten sens ...

  9. Developing a Support Team

    Anytime you make a major dietary or lifestyle change it’s good to have a strong support network in your corner, especially when starting out. Here are a couple examples of where you might want support:   ...

  10. Gluten-Free Single Living

    If you are a college student or out on your own, check out these articles for some helpful tips and perspectives on living gluten-free as a single person. ...