Eating out is the most difficult part of living with celiac disease. Once you have been diagnosed with this chronic illness, eating out is forever changed. It will never be the same as it once was. This is an, unfortunate, stark reality check for those living with celiac. It sounds harsh, I know. But, it is true. There is no spontaneity with eating out anymore.
Are you confused about the new Canada Food Guide in regard to celiac disease? As a dietitian specializing in celiac disease, Selena De Vries highlights the parts of the food guide that we should pay attention to.
Being diagnosed with celiac disease can be very overwhelming. Many of my clients have told me that they were informed to ‘google’ the diet and were then shown the door.
Having celiac disease puts us under extra strain as we deal with severe dietary restrictions and the physical, emotional, and social challenges that go along with that. That’s why it’s essential that we celiacs take self-care seriously during the upcoming holiday season.
Are you stuck on gift ideas for your loved one with celiac disease? Don’t worry, Selena De Vries, RD has got you covered with lots of suggestions that they will love! Read more
“I got married last month! And, right before the wedding, wouldn’t you know it, I had a celiac attack.”
Young kids like variety in their lunches. Little bit of this, little bit of that, bite here, nibble there … you get the picture. A little creativity with simple, whole foods can sometimes be all that is needed to jazz up the old lunchbox routine and encourage little ones to eat a little bit more.
“My two children were recently diagnosed with celiac disease quite unexpectedly. We are struggling to cope.”