GETTING STARTED WITH THE GLUTEN-FREE LIFESTYLE

Welcome.


If you are new to the gluten-free lifestyle, we recommend the following as first steps:

 Educate Yourself 

  • Learn to read labels for gluten. Click here.
  • Read the GIG “Educational Bulletins” for more information.
  • Check out our blog and those of other bloggers. There are a number of credible bloggers and magazines providing lifestyle and recipe tips.
  • Review The Gluten Free Nutrition Guide, authored by GIG Dietitians. Download it here.
  • Find safe foods, drugs and restaurants.
    • Find over 10,000 Certified Gluten Free products
    • Find restaurants with gluten-free menu offerings
    • Find restaurants and food services that have completed the Certified Gluten-Free Food Service Training and Management program
    • Find gluten-free drugs

 Connect with Others

  • Build your support community: check us out on Facebook
  • Find your closest Local GIG Branch support group.
  • When facing a big transition, nothing beats the support and knowledge of others who have been there.
  • Get involved. Volunteering is a great way to learn more about how to live gluten-free. For more information about volunteering, please click here to Contact Us

 Join GIG

  • We are dedicated to providing accurate, scientific, evidence-based information.
  • We are here as a resource for all people living or supporting a gluten-free lifestyle.
  • Our services support persons living gluten-free to lives to do so in a healthy way. To join click Here