Gluten-Free Diets Directory
People allergic to proteins found in wheat, including glutens, must keep a gluten-free diet to avoid a reaction, which might include stomach upset, eczema, allergic rhinitis, asthma, and even anaphylaxis. People with celiac disease must also follow a gluten-free diet. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about gluten-free diets, including what not to eat, how to shop for gluten-free products, and much more.
Celiac Disease: Do I Have It?
Celiac disease affects nearly 3 million Americans. How do I know I know if I have it?
Food Allergies-Treatment Overview
The best treatment for food allergies is to avoid the food that causes the allergy. When that is not possible, you can use medications such as antihistamines for mild reactions and the medications in an allergy kit for serious reactions.
Food allergies often occur in people who have a family history of asthma, atopic dermatitis, or allergies to pollen, mold, or other substances. These people are said to be atopic, meaning they have an inherited tendency to develop allergic conditions.
Food Allergies-Exams and Tests
Information on food allergy tests.
Living with IBS: One Young Woman's Story
Irritable bowel syndrome is a painful, scary, and sometimes embarrassing condition. Here's how one young woman has learned to cope.
Diet and Autism
Are there certain foods, nutrients, or supplements that can help children with autism? What's the ideal diet for a child with autism? Expert Brian Udell, MD, answers these and other questions about diet and autism.
Gluten Intolerance: Against the Grain
Does gluten cause intestinal trouble? What to know about celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and gluten-free diets.
Learning to Live With Celiac Disease
Experts explain why celiac disease can rob the body of nutrients it needs to thrive.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Gluten-Free Diet
Starting a gluten free diet? Let this slideshow help. Get the facts about gluten free foods -- with tips on what to avoid, what to enjoy, and delicious, gluten-free alternatives to keep you healthy and happy.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Celiac Disease
Diarrhea, fatigue, and skin rashes are symptoms of celiac disease. Pictures show foods that trigger celiac disease, including bread, beer, pizza, and more.