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Gluten Free Preparedness
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Keep a list of gluten-free restaurants and gluten-free chef cards in your car, backpack or purse. It also is a good idea to have some snacks that don't easily spoil. Replace these as needed. Braden, our 9-year-old son, gets really hungry out of nowhere and that can lead to a little bit of grouchiness. (Or a lot!) It's is always so much better to have GF pretzels or some other snack on hand rather

Submitted on Feb 11, 2014

The Worries I Had When My Son was First Diagnosed with Celiac Disease
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As a mom, when my son was first diagnosed (at 18 months of age) I went through a period of adjusting the expectations that I had for my son's future. I was sad that my son would have the challenge of the gluten free diet to deal with for the rest of his life. I feared that he would always feel diffe

Submitted on Jul 17, 2012

Making Phone Calls to Companies About Gluten Free Products
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Here are some considerations when making calls to companies to ascertain whether or not their products are gluten free:

Have paper and a pen ready. Alternatively, you can record it in a smart phone or any other type of device.

If possible, try to also have the exact product name and the barcode of the product - especially if the product is produced by a large company.

Be Polite - Remember that these people are there to help you.

Submitted on Oct 07, 2012

Call Companies that Appear GF Unfriendly
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There have been several instances in the last few years in which I would read something on a company's website and think that they were not gluten-free friendly. If it is a product that may make a positive impact on your life, definitely call and make sure that this is the case.

Recently, I

Submitted on Mar 31, 2011

BelGioioso Mozzarella and Other Cheeses Gluten Free
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Recently found out that BelGioioso Mozzarella is both gluten free and low enough in lactose for most people that are lactose intolerant. The nutritional panel reads that it has 0g of sugar, which indicates .04g of lactose or less. I am fairly sensitive to lactose and it never bothers me.

Their website reads that all BelGioioso Chee

Submitted on Aug 03, 2012

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