Researchers have found that people suffer higher rates of anxiety and fear related to following a gluten-free diet, and that it is hard for those who are gluten-free to strictly adhere to their diet in social situations.
“Being diagnosed with gluten intolerance myself, I know there can be various social limitations when someone is dealing with special dietary restrictions on a date, especially when you are meeting someone new and going out to restaurants often,” said , Founder.
A recent study by the NPD Group found that almost one-third of Americans are avoiding gluten or have eliminated it from their diet completely.
While awareness of the gluten-free lifestyle is growing, many people are finding that their level of adherence to a gluten-free diet is heavily influenced by social interactions.
And, if you are a newly diagnosed with Celiac disease, or are gluten-intolerant, this can add a whole new dimension of stress to your dating life.
The entrepreneur accepted it as just another facet in what he hoped would become a relationship.
Only when Webber arrived that evening in November 2007 with the food, Medoff noticed to her horror that the sushi wasn’t vegetarian, salmon roe had been sprinkled on top.
Consider this story from Sloane Miller, who last August brought a new guy and an allergy-safe restaurant dinner to her New York apartment.
After dinner, as the pair held and kissed, Miller got itchy.