15 Things People With Coeliac Disease Would Understand
Did you know that Coeliac Disease affects on average, approximately 1 in 70 Australians?
Unfortunately, an estimated 80% of individuals remain undiagnosed. This means the vast majority of Australians who have Coeliac Disease don’t yet know it (Coeliac Australia, 2016).
Scroll below to see our list of things that people with food allergies or intolerances can understand.
- When your friends offer you food with gluten in it.
It’s the thought that counts though, right?
2. Becoming a really amazing chef.
When you suddenly realise you’re a baker, cook, chef, patissier and all-round culinary master…Who said you were missing out?
3. Finding that perfect allergen free recipe or product.
Have you tried our new Super Snackers yet?
4. Having to be that person who refuses to share food.
At least now you can relate to Joey on a spiritual level.
5. When people ask if you can eat “just a little bit” of gluten.
No, just no.
6. When none of the specials are gluten free.
“That’s cool, water is fine for me.”
7. “Hey I baked gluten free muffins (in my wheat-contaminated kitchen) for you!”
Thanks but no thanks..
8. “This is just a phase right?”
9. Swallowing rage when people help themselves to your allergen free snacks.
10. Hearing there’s a gluten free option and finding out its just salad.
We’ve got your back with our range of over 80 products for you enjoy!
11. Speed reading labels on the pack of packaged goods.
Knowing that there is at least one brand you can trust with zero detectable gluten in all ORGRAN products, and the added benefit of being free from Wheat, Egg, Dairy, Yeast, Nuts and Soy. (Not to mention Vegan)!
12. Inevitably cheating on your diet…
13. …and instantly regretting it.
14. Never getting to partake in office treats.
Take in some of our Caramel Fudge Brownies and you’ll be employee of the month in no time.
15. But ultimately respecting the difference between Coeliac Disease, gluten intolerance, food allergies and those who just want to cut back.
At the end of the day, if you suffer from allergies, intolerances or looking for a healthier diet – we must remember we’re all on this journey together.