Gigi is Founder and CEO of Gluten Free Gigi, LLC. Gigi's focus is making gluten free living easy and accessible for those who need it for medical reasons. She holds a master's degree in Behavioral Neuroscience from the University of Mississippi with a focus in chronic inflammatory pain and natural products research. Through Gigi's public appearances, her informative website (GlutenFreeGigi.com), published articles, and webinars shares her real-life experiences and extensive knowledge of gluten free living and special diets nutrition. Gigi has been gluten free for medical reasons for five years.
If you’re new to gluten free living, these tips are ones you can apply to preparing foods for yourself; however, if you aren’t gluten free and plan to host gluten free guests in your home this holiday season, you will definitely want to print this article to have on hand as you prepare.
The small intestine damage caused by Celiac disease (CD) leads to to poor nutrients absorption. That means no matter how many nutritious foods we eat prior to our CD diagnosis, all those vitamins and minerals we’re consuming simply cannot get into our bloodstream.
One vitamin individuals with CD are often lacking enough of is vitamin A.