Celiac disease requires a strict gluten-free diet and with that comes the need to avoid cross-contact with gluten. There is a lot of fear-mongering and misinformation about cross-contact out there so this guide is meant to serve as general education for those looking to manage cross-contact in their gluten-free lives.
Are you worried about cross-contact in your home? Are you unsure about your safety practices when dining out or visiting others? This 27-page guide and workbook can help. It touches on cross-contact points at home, at restaurants, in other people’s homes, and more. Not to mention it answers frequently asked questions about cross-contact.
This Cross-Contact Workbook for Celiac will guide you through:
- Cross-Contact in a Shared Home: the basic on how to manage cross-contact when sharing a home with gluten eaters
- Cross-Contact at Restaurants: a brief discussion on common cross-contact points in restaurants and what to do about them
- Ordering at Restaurants: featuring screening tools, questions to ask restaurant staff, and generally safe orders
- Restaurant Dining Cards: to make speaking up for your gluten-free needs at restaurants easier
- Cross-Contact in Other Homes: so no matter where you’re at, you can make a safe gluten-free meal free from cross-contact
- Cross-Contact Management Cards for Hosts: to make speaking up for gluten-free needs with party hosts easier.
- Managing Gluten Exposure: to help you take care of yourself as you learn to prevent cross-contact and gluten exposure
- FAQ on cross-contact: to answer burning questions you’ll likely have after working through this Cross-Contact Workbook for Celiac Disease
Each section features worksheets to help you breakdown your cross-contact management plan into digestible segments.
This guide is not meant to take the place of 1:1 individualized medical care is meant only to be a means of general education on cross-contact with gluten. Please consult your healthcare team before making any changes to your gluten-free lifestyle.