So, you're new to a Gluten Free lifestyle, perhaps you've recently developed a gluten intolerance, or a medical condition related to gluten - whatever the reason, we've created a Beginners Guide to a Gluten Free Diet which we hope will help those who are transitioning to a gluten free diet.
The Gluten Free Diet is a diet plan that completely excludes gluten, it is designed to help those who are intolerant to gluten and to relieve symptoms of Coeliac Disease and medical conditions often associated with gluten. Keeping a strict gluten free diet is a lifelong necessity for people with Coeliac Disease.
Keeping a strict gluten free diet is a lifelong necessity for people with Coeliac Disease.
Many foods are naturally gluten free, such as:
Some processed foods can also be gluten free, however it is important to check the nutritionals for traces of gluten
The Skinny Food Co have a wide variety of Gluten Free products, including gluten free pasta and gluten free bread.
There are plenty of drinks and alcoholic drinks that don't contain gluten, such as:
Avoid all gluten-containing foods such as:
Cross contamination can happen if gluten free foods and other foods are prepared together or served with the same utensils - it is always important to check the labels on the foods you buy.
Drinks that you should avoid on a gluten free diet are:
If you are displaying symptoms of Coeliac Disease, consult with your doctor to see whether you need to adopt of gluten free diet.
Coeliac UK is a UK based Charity to help people with Coeliac Disease
You can also call the Coeliac UK Helpline 0333 332 2033.
The Skinny Food Co has an extensive Gluten Free Range which includes gluten free sauces, salad dressing, syrups, gluten free snacks, coffee syrups, gluten free pasta and gluten free bread.
The Skinny Food Co have multiple blogs based on the Gluten Free Diet, including The Gluten Free Diet Explained, Tips to Gluten Free Baking and other Gluten Free related article which you can find via our Health and Wellbeing Blog page.
We also have lots of Gluten Free Recipes incorporating products from our Gluten Free Range which you can find via our Recipes page.