About twenty percent of the U.S. population is looking to reduce or eliminate gluten from their diet. For people who make the decision to eat gluten free as a matter of dietary choice and not a medical necessity, there are many important considerations. This overview and resource page is designed for adults or family members of those who are considering (or have chosen) a gluten free lifestyle as well as for those who have a medical reason to eliminate gluten from their diet. Please watch the overview and use these resources to help gain insight into the considerations involved in gluten free eating and increase their knowledge about gluten free shopping, dining, cooking and baking.


Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 

Beyond Celiac

  •   Learning the Gluten Free Diet
  •   Gluten Free Baking
  •   Gluten Free Cooking
  •   Gluten Free Dining
  •   Gluten Free Shopping

Celiac Disease Foundation

  •   Celiac Disease – Symptoms and Treatment
  •   Gluten Free Diet
  •   Gluten Free Recipes

Food Allergy Research and Education

Gluten Intolerance Group

  •   Finding Gluten Free Products
  •   Finding Gluten Free Restaurants

The How Can it Be Gluten Free Cookbook America’s Test Kitchen

Celiac Disease Foundation

Gluten-Free Diet: Imprudent Advice for the General Population?

FDA Gluten and Food Labeling

Gluten Free Baking from Colorado State University Extension

Resources from OSU Extension

Live Smart Ohio Food blog

Live Healthy Live Well blog

Gluten Free Eating: Important Considerations

Gluten Free Eating: a 3 Part Education Series

  1.   An Introduction to Gluten Free Eating
  2.   Gluten Free Shopping and Dining Out
  3.   Gluten Free Cooking and Baking

       contact Shannon Carter, carter.413@osu.edu