Food Restrictions


Article – Celiac Disease: Let’s Take it Seriously. Alice Bast, Founder, President and CEO of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness writes about how people with celiac disease are often mocked for their medically needed gluten-free diet – very different from the gluten-free fad diet.

Article – Poison on the Table. Nicholas Bellacicco, a Teen Advisory Group member for Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) illustrates what stigma is like when living with life-threatening food allergies.

Fast Facts: Food Restrictions. Better understand the who, what and why of food restrictions as a first step to stopping the stigma.

Pinterest: Check out our Pinterest page for interesting and informative stories, photographs and videos to enhance one’s understanding about the stigma related to food restrictions.

Research: Find peer reviewed journal articles about the stigma associated with food restrictions in our searchable database.

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