TAKE HOME MESSAGES:
- Cooking and baking from scratch is one of the best ways to save money (and be healthy)!
- Support groups and celiac-friendly websites can offer many different ways to save money, such as on-line coupons, free samples, and gluten-free recipe ideas.
HELPFUL COST-CUTTING WEBSITES:
www.befreeforme.com (offers coupons and samples to gluten and food allergy-free consumers)
www.freecycle.org ( "One person's trash is another person's treasure." A free exchange of goods)
https://www.nationalceliac.org/the-gluten-free-food-bank/ (Gluten Free Food Bank, National Celiac Association)
www.mambosprouts.com (a national coupon booklet that contains many gluten-free products)
www.amazon.com (offers deals on gluten-free products)
www.glutenfreemall.com (offers a wide variety of gluten-free products and daily specials)
www.glutenfreesaver.com (discounted products, "Today's Deals")
https://www.verywell.com/how-to-eat-gluten-free-on-a-budget-562982 (How to Eat Gluten Free on A Budget)
- Stevens L, Rashid M. Gluten-free and regular foods: a cost comparison. Can J. Diet. Pract. Res. 2008, 69:147-50.
- Lee AR, Ng DL, Green PHR. Economic burden of a gluten-free diet. J Hum Nutr Diet. 2007; 20:423-30.
- Lee AR, Ng DL, Dave E, Ciaccio EJ, Green PH. The effect of substituting alternative grains in the diet on the nutritional profile of the gluten-free diet. J. Hum. Nutr. Diet. 2009,22:359-63)
- Schuppan D, et al. Celiac disease; epidemiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and nutritional management. Nutrition in Clinical Care, 2005,vol 8, no 2:54-69.
Revision Date: 8-23-12
Author: Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN and Diane McKiernan
Editors: Pam Cureton, RD, LDN and Rupa Mukherjee, MD