Part 1: (1 hour) Shelley discusses celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and wheat allergy including symptoms, diagnosis and complications. Also various aspects of the gluten-free diet are covered such as foods and ingredients allowed and to avoid, safety of oats, gluten-free labeling regulations and the gluten-free status of personal care products, stamps and envelopes. Listen now.
Part 2: (1 hour) Shelley discusses the gluten-free diet including the various alternative grains and how to incorporate them into the diet; nutritional concerns; meal planning suggestions; preventing cross contamination; eating out; and the gluten-free status of caramel color, flavors, spices and seasonings. Listen now.