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FoodisLife12

Member Since 06 Jun 2012
Offline Last Active Jun 21 2012 10:04 AM
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In Topic: This Only A Trial Test?

15 June 2012 - 01:05 PM

For me eating out is a concern because I don't like to get sick and in pain for weeks on end. Limited choices is a minor thing. I already have limited choices in the foods I can eat anyway, so no biggie. Most restaraunts that have gluten free menus at least have a good idea of what is required for gluten-free eating. But soy-free, dairy-free, nightshade free is another story. Soy is commonly used and so are nightshades and dairy. The food industry is a mine field for people with food sensitivities. Even gluten free processed foods are often made with soy ingredients.


By limited choices i meant that restaurants don't have a lot of gluten free food to offer. Sorry if it was convoluted. Restaurants are starting to have req'd training in gluten allergies, which is smart because 21 million people accounts for significant missed profit opportunities. Their loss. Anyway, I completely agree with the fact that restaurants need to be more conscious of food allergens. 150 million people in the U.S. have some form of chronic illness that will restrict their diet.

In Topic: Contamination On Food Boxes

12 June 2012 - 09:26 AM

haha Growing up I lived with or next door to my mom, my aunt, my grandmother, three female cousins and my grandfather...I learned young not to underestimate a woman, as I'm sure my grandfather must have to have survived.

I can still recall the horrors of forgetting to put down the toilet seat... :ph34r:



I know exactly what you mean, I grew up with four older sisters, my mom, cousins, now my nieces. Me and Dad had to everything we could everyday to make the girls happy. Its only proper....(and its so you dont get in trouble)

In Topic: Contamination On Food Boxes

12 June 2012 - 07:00 AM

I feel like the main fear is CC of restaurants who just don't have the full understanding of how large the market is of people suffering from some form of a dietary restriction.

In Topic: This Only A Trial Test?

12 June 2012 - 06:57 AM

All of this recipe talk is making me hungry.....

I am very new to this forum, as you can probably all tell, and I am a non celiac who is looking for help for friends and searching all possible answers to a family members health problems. Does this condition severely affect dining habits? I feel as though there is not sufficient enough information in the market to allow people suffering from a diet restricting condition to eat with confidence. All of the posts I have visited so far gave me the impression that eating at home where your food can be monitored better is the suggested route. I personally have a form of GERD that restricts what I eat but I can still enjoy eating out as long as I watch what I eat. However, with Celiac, I feel like it is a riskier situation because your health is in the hands of chefs who may or may not be worrying about CC. Is the main concern with eating out fewer options or concerns about the kitchen? I am trying to warn a family member with possible issues and a friends sister with an intolerance. I will point my friends sister to this forum for support if it becomes any worse.

In Topic: Gluten-free fad raises concerns - Ag Journal

12 June 2012 - 06:28 AM

That article doesn't deserve consideration. Anyone with the slightest familiarity of Celiac's can see how uninformed these people are. Low and behold, IGNORANCE still seems to be the most common disease in this country...