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Gluten-Free Kids


It can be difficult getting a diagnosis of celiac disease or gluten sensitivity for a child, since since childrens' symptoms of these conditions can be subtle and easily missed. Children and teens also face some special challenges (think: pizza parties and school cafeterias) when following the gluten-free diet. Here's how to help your kids cope, plus a variety of foods that won't make them feel left out.
  1. Childrens' Medical Issues
  2. School Issues for Gluten-Free Kids
  3. Gluten-Free Socializing and Recreation for Kids
  4. Kid-Friendly Gluten-Free Food

Childrens' Medical Issues

Children have symptoms of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity that often are different than symptoms common in adults. They also react differently when glutened. Here's what you need to know.

School Issues for Gluten-Free Kids

School looms large in almost every child's life, and there are special considerations for gluten-free children and teens. Learn about 504 plans, gluten-free cafeteria food, and more.

Gluten-Free Socializing and Recreation for Kids

Every kid needs to socialize, but it sometimes seems that parties and activities always revolve around food ... gluten-based food. Your gluten-free children might sometimes feel left out due to diet, but here are ways to include them.

Kid-Friendly Gluten-Free Food

There's no reason for your child to miss out on kid favorites such as pizza, sugary cereal and even s'mores just because he or she follows the gluten-free diet. Use these links to find out what kid-pleasing foods are available.

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