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I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease in November, 1995 after suffering for decades with many symptoms. I had a setback after one year on the diet but with my dietitian's help, I am now feeling very well.

  1. I line containers with parchment paper and avoid having my food contact anything plastic whether there might be gluten involved or not. For leftovers like tinned vegetables, I use Mason glass jars and then refrigerate them. These are easily cleaned in the dishwasher for re-use.
  2. After being successfully on the gluten free diet for one year, I purchased one of the gluten-free bread mixes and made a delicious loaf of bread.  I only had two slices and then the yeast hit my body hard.  It seems that being yeast free for a year had made me susceptible to it.  Then...