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How Often Do You Eat Out?
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When eating out or away from home, if you question a food just ask to see the ingredients list. Most restaurants, vendors, etc. are more than glad to let you read the package list of ingredients. We have done this in restaurants, at food stands (hamburgers, hot dogs, ice cream treats, etc.). Many larger restaurants are learning about celiac disease, but smaller ones may not be as familiar. If someplace doesn't cooperate (like Ritter's Frozen Custard in our area), we make it off limits and share this info with our support group. Having celiac disease is something over which one has no control, but one can control how he/she is affected by it. My grandson is very careful about his diet, but he doesn't let it hold him back. When in doubt, he just doesn't eat that certain food, but there is always plenty of safe food available. Having celiac disease is an inconvenience, but not the end of enjoying good food. It's just another challenge that you can conquer!

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