Many people are living a Gluten Free lifestyle. However, for some people, that diet isn’t a choice, it’s a must. Whether you, or someone you love suffer from Celiac Disease, we have some fantastic Gluten Free options for you.
Did You Know That May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month?
So what is Celiac Disease? It’s a genetic auto-immune disease. When Gluten is ingested, it damages the small intestine. This can lead to anemia, lactose intolerance, gall bladder problems, seizures, migraines, and more. Celiac Disease is estimated to affect one in one hundred people world wide. Its hereditary so if a parent suffers from Celiac Disease, their children have a one in ten chance of getting it as well.
Celiac Disease Sufferers Must Live Gluten Free
Right now, the only treatment for Celiac Disease is a Gluten Free diet. So let’s talk about some yummy food options that are safe for Celiac patients, and everyone in general.
Viki’s Granola™ is a super yummy, Gluten Free snack that is sure to be loved by your whole family. You can get it in twelve ounce family sized bags, or 1.5 ounce on-the-go packs. Viki’s Granola comes in Original, Blueberry Almond, Apple Cinnamon, Banana Walnut, and Maple Cranberry. You can trust that it is Gluten Free, Non-GMO Verified, Cholesterol Free, Dairy Free, Sodium Free, and Kosher too!
Carrington Farms Flax Hemp Blend is a flavorful combination that not only tastes great, but it also strengthens your immune system. This blend also supports cardiovascular health, and contributes to a healthy metabolism. Hemp seed is known as one of the most nutritious seeds in the world. Its one of the only plant based foods that is considered complete protein. Flax seed is the highest source of lignans. Sprinkle over your foods to add a delicious crunch!
Gaea Pitted Kalamata Olives is the first olive snack in the world without additives, preservatives, and it has the lowest salt content too. These olives come in a resealable pouch for convenient on-the-go snacking. These olives are a great source of fiber and copper, as well as rich in vitamin E. Gaea’s Kalamata Olives are low in calories, but high in flavor. My mom, gram, sister and I all love them!