Tag: cross-contact

Tips on Living Gluten-Free in a Shared Household

Tips on Living Gluten-Free in a Shared Household

Living in an entirely gluten-free home isn’t always feasible (and not always necessary). That being said, living in a shared household can be overwhelming in stressful. I have some tips on living gluten-free in a shared household that I think could benefit anyone considering or…

New Study on Celiac Disease and Cross-Contact

New Study on Celiac Disease and Cross-Contact

Is the cross-contact from a shared toaster really something to worry about? Before now, there hasn’t been a lot of research on the true impacts of different potential cross-contact scenarios such as sharing a toaster with regular gluten-containing bread when you have celiac disease. A…

Cross-Contact and Celiac Disease 101

Cross-Contact and Celiac Disease 101

Cross-contact is a very important aspect of a gluten-free lifestyle. Cross-contact and celiac disease are related in a sense that you need to be concerned about your food coming in to cross-contact with gluten if you have celiac disease. What is cross-contact? Cross-contact happens when…

The Divide in the Gluten-free Community

The Divide in the Gluten-free Community

As someone striving to be an advocate in the gluten-free community, it has become apparent to me that there is a huge issue. There is a divide in the gluten-free community and it’s making us weak. It’s making people confused when they try to serve…