HELP — and where to find it
Good places to visit
National Foundation For Celiac Awareness
The NFCA has good information, resources, events and great support connections. Sign up for their email updates.
University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research
Excellent resource – their goal is to increase awareness and provide clinical care, diagnostic support, and education for the celiac disease community (celiac guru and “Italian matinee idol,” Dr. Alessio Fasano, is the director).
Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University
Excellent resource for information on research, patient care, clinical epidemiology, and education. They diagnose and treat more than 2000 patients annually from around the world. Dr. Peter Green is the director of the Center and author of the book, Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic.
Celiac Disease Foundation
This site has a variety of downloadable PDF files for educational use (Quick Start GF Diet Guide, brochures, educational materials).
Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign (National Institutes of Health)
Celiac disease information from the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (they have lots of educational materials and resources, many you can order for free).
Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
This is a great resource with downloadable educational publications, events, national conferences and gluten-free product information. GIG has a national office and local chapters to provide people with updated information about gluten-intolerance, the gluten-free diet and current research. Join to stay up to date on all things gluten-free.
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Clinical guidelines, research publications, pediatric gastroenterology, and nutrition information on celiac disease.
Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation
The CDHNF’s Celiac Disease website has information and educational tools for people with celiac disease and for the medical professionals who treat them.
Celiac Sprue Association
CSA is another great organization providing support, events, educational materials and research information to the gluten intolerant community. They have a national chapter and local chapters around the country. Lots of information, resources, kid’s connection, current research, and gluten-free recipes.
Celiac Sprue Association – Denver Metro Chapter
Good, local support group with over 500 members. Bi-monthly meetings are held on the first Thursday of even numbered months. Excellent contact for people with celiac disease.
Provides resources and information for people on gluten-free diets due to celiac disease, gluten intolerance, dermatitis herpetiformis, wheat allergy, or other health reasons. Contains the “Gluten-Free Mall” – an online shopping resource since 1998.
University of Chicago Medical Center Celiac Disease Program
Good celiac disease fact sheets (PDF downloads) although some of the statistics are slightly
outdated (but overall, very good resources).
Stanford University Medical Center Celiac Sprue Clinic
General information on celiac disease, diagnosis, treatment, and the importance of follow-up care.
Clan Thompson’s Celiac Site
Website dedicated to information about celiac disease. The “Ask The Experts” section is helpful and answers many FAQ about celiac.
Good website dedicated to gluten-free products. Excellent selection of GF flours and mixes. Online Authentic Foods Market for internet orders. Very convenient, although a bit expensive.
Triumph Dining helps you take the guess work out of shopping, dining out, and traveling gluten-free.
Bob’s Red Mill
Bob’s Red Mill whole grain foods has a section dedicated to gluten-free products, information, and recipes. Good source for products.
Whole Food’s Gluten-Free Bakehouse
Whole Food’s dedicated gluten-free facility located in Raleigh, NC
Learn more about GF living, frequently asked questions, product ingredients, recipes, and a comprehensive list of Whole Food’s gluten free products.
A wonderful national magazine devoted to healthy gluten-free living. Lots of valuable information, tips and resources for thriving on a gluten-free diet.
Living Without Magazine (Lifestyle guide for people with food allergies)
Living Without is for people with food allergies and sensitivities. It’s a great resource complete with easy gluten free and dairy free recipes, the latest medical research, and good up-to-date information.
The Gluten Free Lifestyle (Suzanne Bowland)
Culinary classes, lectures, and good information on living and cooking gluten-free – and it’s local! Wonderful resources and fun social events.
Kimball Genetics, Inc.
National testing lab specializing in DNA analysis and antibody testing for celiac disease (other tests also available). Excellent personal attention and expert genetic counseling and interpretation of test results. Located in Denver.
EnteroLab is a registered and fully accredited* clinical laboratory specializing in the analysis of intestinal specimens for food sensitivities (reactions by the immune system to common proteins in the diet) that cause a variety of symptoms and diseases.
Wheat Free America
Resource for living gluten-free.
Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS)
Umbrella organization of the European Coeliac Society; dedicated to international matters of interest to members of the coeliac community.
Gluten Free Restaurant Awareness Program
A gluten-free dining guide.
Gluten-Free On The Go
Gluten-free travel resources in the UK, France, and Italy; good site if you’re traveling and need information on GF restaurants, etc.
R.O.C.K. (Raising Our Celiac Kids)
Wonderful resources for raising kids with celiac disease. Good support group information and educational resources.
The Mayo Clinic
Basic information about celiac disease; screening, diagnosis, complications, signs and symptoms.
A wealth of information on living and loving the gluten-free life.
A Year of Slow Cooking
Adventures of a Gluten-Free Mom
Art of Gluten-Free Baking
Book of Yum
Cook 4 Seasons
Cook It Allergy Free
Celiacs In The House
Eat 2 Evolve
Ginger Lemon Girl
Glugle Gluten Free
Gluten Free By Nature
Gluten Free Easily
Gluten Free Girl
Gluten Free Goddess
Gluten Free Steve
I Am Gluten Free
No Gluten No Problem
Simply Gluten Free
Straight Into Bed Cakefree and Dried
The Good Eatah
Tasty Eats At Home
The Culinary Life
The Sensitive Pantry
The Spunky Coconut
The W.H.O.L.E. Gang
The Whole Life Nutrition Kitchen
Non-GF Blog Favorites
White On Rice Couple
The Traveling Spoon
Favorite G-F Cookbooks (these are just a few of many)
Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking
More than 250 gluten-free, from-scratch recipes from around the world. Great cookbook by Kelli and Pete Bronski with a variety of easy-to-use recipes, whether you’re on a gluten-free diet or not.
Living Gluten-Free Answer Book
by Suzanne Bowland
Practical answers to living the gluten-free lifestyle!
Beyond Rice Cakes: A Young Person’s Guide to Cooking, Eating & Living Gluten Free
by Vanessa L. Maltin (Can be purchased through Amazon.com or through the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness website at
Great resource for high school and college-aged kids.
1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes by Carol Fenster (she lives in Denver)
Good information, conversion tables, recipes and tips for living GF. Carol has an assortment of gluten-free cookbooks and is about to publish another one. She is one of the pioneers of the GF cooking world. She’s a wonderful source of knowledge!
CalciYum: Delicious Calcium-Rich, Dairy-Free, Vegetarian Recipes
by David and Rachelle Bronfman
Although NOT a gluten-free cookbook, this is a good resource for high calcium recipes for people with celiac who also have dairy intolerance issues.
Gluten-Free Baking Classics
by Annalise G. Roberts (Foreword by Dr. Peter H.R. Green, Celiac Disease specialist)
Great GF baking resource and cookbook.
Whole Grains Every Day Every Way
by Lorna Lass
This is NOT a gluten-free cookbook, but is a WONDERFUL resource for cooking alternative grains.
Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide
by Shelley Case, Dietician
Thorough directory for gluten-free products, information, and recipes.