21 Things You Should Never Say To People Who Are Actually Gluten-Free

No, we’re not doing this for fun.

1. “I couldn’t live without bread.”

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Eh, you’d manage.

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2. “Can’t you just cheat?”

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3. “But what if you only had half a bagel?”

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Then I’d get sick. :/

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4. “Are you just doing it cause it’s trendy?”

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Nope! People who have celiac disease cannot break down gluten; it can lead to diabetes, cancer, and other serious conditions if they’re not careful.

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5. “Oh I know exactly what that’s like, I’m a vegan/vegetarian.”

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Being a vegan or vegetarian is a choice.

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6. “Do you miss pasta? Do you miss pizza? Do you miss cake?”

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… Yes.

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7. “I would kill myself if I couldn’t eat pizza.”


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8. “All gluten-free food is terrible.”

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OK, the 90s were not a good time for gluten-free food. But there are so many amazing gluten-free products now! Chances are if you tried something, you would genuinely enjoy it. You might not even notice a difference.

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9. “I’m gluten-free too!” *sips beer* “…Sometimes.”

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10. “I tried to be gluten-free once to lose weight.”

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11. “We’re all going out to eat, so you probably won’t want to come.”

Wait, no, please still include me.

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12. “What happens when you eat gluten?”

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I will go into a detailed poop account if you want me to, but we’re at a dinner table, so Iet’s talk later.

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13. “At least you don’t have to be tempted by all this food!”

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Well, maybe not at this bakery. But have you heard of ice cream? Or gluten-free bread? Or gluten-free pasta? Or gluten-free cake???? I got options, baby!

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14. “Science will probably change its mind in, like, three years, and you’ll be safe again.”


You’re right. The dozens of doctors I went to were probably all wrong, and the years of feeling sick were just a fever dream.

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15. “What even is gluten, though?”

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Doing a Google search doesn’t hurt! There’s lots of info out there.

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16. “What do you mean you can’t eat these brownies I just made? Is your diet more important?”

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I STILL LOVE YOU AS A FRIEND, but my tummy does not love that flour.

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17. “I bet you never gain weight!”

~AnYtHiNg Is PoSsIbLe~

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18. “I’m on a gluten-free diet right now, it’s HORRIBLE. I’ll probably give up soon.”

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19. “Oh! I just read an article saying it’s not the gluten that hurts you, it’s some other kind of protein/carbohydrate/science word. Isn’t that good news?”

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Hate to break it to ya but that article probably doesn’t apply here.

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20. “I can’t believe you spend that much money on fake bread products. Aren’t you broke from all this?”

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Well, yes actually! But I don’t really have a choice.

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21. “You’re so brave. I’d die if I were you.”

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Hey now, don’t worry about me. I’ve got enough awesome to keep on keepin’ on!

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