Tips for Beginning a Gluten Free Diet

Recognize Hunger and Fullness Signal

– Learn to eat when hungry – Stop eating when full – Avoid overeating

Enjoy Food More

– Practice mindful eating – Savor flavors and textures of food – Feel more satisfied with smaller portion

Reduce Emotional Eating

– Pay attention to thoughts and feelings while eating – Identify emotional eating trigger – Develop healthier coping mechanism

Make Healthier Food Choice

– Increase awareness of how food makes you feel – Make informed decisions about what to eat – Avoid foods that make you feel unwell.

Eat without distractions 

Avoid watching TV, scrolling on your phone, or working while you eat. 

Pay attention to your body 

Notice when you are hungry and when you are full. Eat slowly, chew your food well, and savor each bite. 

Tune into your thoughts and feelings 

Notice any emotions that come up while you eat. Are you eating because you are stressed, bored, or anxious?