Kim Hopkins is the founder of Food Sensitivity Resources. She is a licensed social worker and someone that "lives to eat" despite having multiple food challenges. Her mission is to combine her thorough, personal knowledge of food safety concerns with her lengthy counseling, training, & consulting experiences to help people live fully despite dietary restrictions. She offers personal coaching, an informative blog, the Safe Suppers Dining Club, as well as consultation for businesses & schools.
With the downturn in our economy, it is certainly not news that many more Americans are needing to rely on food pantries and soup kitchens to feed themselves. It is also not news that restricted diets, especially the gluten free diet, are very expensive. If you need to eat "special" foods and cannot afford to pay for them, where do you turn?
Just because you are gluten free doesn't mean you have to throw your budget out the window. Here are some ideas for how to keep your groceries bills down.
Adjusting to the gluten free lifestyle no longer needs to be a long, lonely road. Help is available in many forms - including from the relatively new field of personal coaching.
Recently, the British Journal of Nutrition reported that following a gluten-free diet may be detrimental to gut health, which may also affect immune health. This article discusses the signs of decreased gut health and what steps to take to make improvements.