Gluten Free Resources
There are many sources for celiac disease and gluten free diets including government and non-profit sites that were created by those who have celiac disease. Hormel Foods has identified several organizations and books to help you get the information you need to follow a gluten free diet.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892–3570
Web site: http://digestive.niddk.nih.gov/ddiseases/pubs/celiac/
American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606–6995
Phone: 1–800–877–1600 or 312–899–0040
Web site: www.eatright.org
Celiac Disease Foundation
13251 Ventura Boulevard, #1
Studio City, CA 91604
Web site: www.celiac.org
Celiac Sprue Association/USA Inc.
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 68131–0700
Phone: 1–877–CSA–4CSA (272–4272)
Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
31214 124th Avenue SE
Auburn, WA 98092
Web site: www.gluten.net
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness
224 South Maple Street
Ambler, PA 19002
Web site: www.celiaccentral.org
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
P.O. Box 6
Flourtown, PA 19031
Web site: www.naspghan.org
Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University
Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide, 2nd Edition
By Tricia Thompson, MS, RD. American Dietetic Association, 2006.
Essential start-up information about celiac disease, including how to follow a gluten free diet. Identifies products that may contain harmful grains, includes menu ideas and much more.
Dealing With Food Allergies
By Janice Vickerstaff Joneja, PhD, RDN. Bull Publishing Company, 2003.
Helps explain the complexity of food allergies, reviews practical methods for detecting hidden food culprits and gives practical recipes.
Dealing with Food Allergies in Babies and Children
By Janice Vickerstaff Joneja, PhD, RD. Bull Publishing, 2007.
At a loss when it comes to addressing your child’s food allergies? Learn strategies for dealing with milk, eggs, wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, seeds, shellfish and fish.
Food Allergies for Dummies
By Robert A. Wood, MD. Wiley, 2007.
Written in a light-hearted style, this guide offers ways to find the potentially harmful ingredients on menus and food labels. Included are suggestions for treating reactions, as well as an opportunity to sign up for tips on the Web site.
Gluten free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide
By Shelley Case, RD. Case Nutrition Consulting, 2006.
Provides a list of gluten free foods, as well as a directory of more than 190 American, Canadian and international companies. Recipes, meal ideas and baking tips are included.
The Gluten free Gourmet Cooks Comfort Foods: Creating Old Favorites with the New Flours
By Bette Hagman. Holt, 2004.
Including recipes for everything from Microwave Chicken and Dumplings to Chocolate Pecan Cupcakes, the author discusses specifics of celiac disease and how to enjoy your favorite foods by cooking with a wide variety of grains.
Let’s Eat Out! Your Passport to Living Gluten and Allergy Free
By Kim Koeller and Robert La France. R & R Publishing, 2005.
Food sensitivities plague many of us, and this guide addresses corn, dairy, eggs, fish, and gluten.