Myth-busting answers to your questions about life without gluten
Living with special dietary needs requires a spirit of adventure and a willingness to try new tastes. It also demands patience, planning and an understanding of certain medical, dietary and lifestyle situations that regularly occur. Whether you’re newly diagnosed with celiac disease or an old hand on the gluten-free diet, there are still myths about the diet that seem to have a life of their own, apart from medicine or even common sense.
What are the hot topics regularly raised by people with celiac disease? We attended support group meetings and food expos across the country and polled doctors and dieticians to determine your chief concerns. Here are some of your top questions—and answers from the experts.