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12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #10: Seek Out Help When Needed

Making serious changes in the way you eat is not something you can do alone.  This is a time when you need to “call out the troops” for help.   The people you turn to for support will be uniquely yours, but these are a few possible ways to find support for a healthy lifestyle.

  • Your Doctor/Nutritionist
  • Reading/Research
  • Friends and Family
  • Classes, Workshops, Seminars
  • Support Groups
  • The Internet

Surround yourself with positive people and be sure any group you turn to for support encourages you to move toward wellness of mind, body and spirit. Be especially careful when looking online for information on medical diseases and conditions.  Online forums, chat rooms and social communities can be sources of information, but sometimes contribute to people becoming “stuck” in being sick.

Don’t struggle through this alone.  Reach out for help and support in whatever way works best for you.  One day you may be the one others turn to for support.

Rogene Robbins is the author of The Gluten Free Good Life and other books available at Amazon.com’s Kindle Store. Please visit her Healthy and Gluten Free page to learn about Rogene’s own gluten free good life.

12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #3: Don’t Rush to the Gluten Free Processed Food

When first diagnosed there is temptation to run to the gluten free section of the grocery store and start grabbing up everything you can find.  Many will try to find the perfect replacement for their much loved bread, cookies, whatever.

Why not use this as a chance to do something different?  Something better.

  • Introduce yourself to a few new fruits and vegetables.
  • Learn about gluten free grains you may never have heard of before.
  • Pull out your cookbook and see how many recipes are naturally gluten free or easy to adapt.

When you cook from scratch you control what goes in your food.  So instead of rushing to the store to replace processed food with gluten free processed food, stop and think.  You have the opportunity to make this a change for the better and the healthier.

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Rogene Robbins is the author of The Gluten Free Good Life and other books available at Espirational Books  and Amazon.com’s Kindle Store. Please visit her Healthy and Gluten Free page to learn about Rogene’s own gluten free good life.