Consuming a gluten-free diet on a daily basis is not an easy task and can be quite confusing. Gluten can be hard to detect when it is hidden in unfamiliar forms or used within ingredients in foods. This book provides all the information needed to make understanding and following a gluten-free diet easier and healthier. The book gives readers a better understanding of why certain people need to follow a gluten-free diet and what types of foods and ingredients contain gluten. It includes tips on planning gluten-free meals and on dealing with children on gluten-free diets. It also contains recipes, a listing of cookbooks, and numerous helpful resources, including Websites, support groups, and food companies. There is also a section with answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding celiac disease and living a gluten-free life.