WTVD’s Amber Rupinta interviewed WakeMed Dietitian Shelley Wilkins to learn about the impact gluten free has on grocery bills. The piece offers tips on how to stretch your budget while grocery shopping for gluten-free foods. Shelley mentions that following a gluten-free diet can raise your existing grocery bill by about 20 to 30 percent, especially if your grocery list historically featured lots of convenience items and processed high-sugar foods. She also gave some good tips on what foods are naturally gluten free and how to read labels to make sure what you are buying is truly gluten free.
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