Celiac date dating
When you have celiac disease or another gluten-related disorder, dating can be fairly tricky.With so much focus on restaurant outings, movie theater snacks and the post-date kiss, people with a gluten-related disorder have a lot more to think about than just finding the perfect outfit.For example: “I can’t split the cake with you, but this place makes fantastic homemade ice cream. For more Dating Dos and Don’ts, see NFCA’s article in GREAT U. Register for the upcoming free webinar “Sex and the Celiac: A Focus on Reproductive Health” on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at p.m. For more information about GREAT Schools and gluten-free needs on campus, visit I can eat all the bread I want but my girlfriend cannot.My girlfriend dubbed it “pizza cobbler” and handed me a fork.To her credit, she bravely tries all of my often-questionable attempts to bake things that she can eat.My gluten-free cookies turned into hockey pucks and my fried fish had to be liberated from their burned rice flour breading.
These people seem to suffer from some bizarre confusion.
The only way for a person to treat celiac disease is to stop eating wheat. You might be thinking, “oh, no baked goods,” but gluten is in almost everything.
My girlfriend cannot eat any processed foods without checking the ingredients first.
I was not surprised that some hot dogs or sausages had wheat mixed in, but I had no idea that several brands of dairy products, such as some ice creams and yogurts, use gluten as a thickener. My girlfriend can’t even lick envelopes because some use a gluten product to make the glue.
Fortunately, many companies are getting better about labeling products as gluten-free.
The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) shares these 5 tips for navigating the dating scene while staying gluten-free. Suggest a few restaurants that you trust will serve safe gluten-free food.