There is no single dietary lifestyle that is best for everyone. Deciding which lifestyle is best for you will take time and research; however, in some cases, such as for someone living with celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or a food allergy, this decision may be obvious.
In many other cases, choosing to make a dietary or lifestyle change should be carefully balanced between your unique needs.
The Gluten-Free Mall® has been providing guaranteed gluten-free products since 1998, but we also offer items for other dietary lifestyles, like vegan, paleo, and more. Learn more about some of the dietary lifestyles we serve and shop our extensive selection of products.
Veganism is a lifestyle that avoids meat, eggs, dairy, and other animal-based ingredients. Many vegans also avoid non-food products that may include animal-ingredients, such as clothes, like leather, fur, and wool, or health and beauty products. In addition, many vegans will also avoid products tested on animals.
People often choose to go vegan for a combination of reasons, including ethical, environmental or health reasons.
A vegan diet includes grains, legumes, beans, fruits, vegetables, and foods that can be made from these items. Foods made from animal products or ingredients are excluded. Foods and other items that are processed using animal products, such as certain wines, refined white sugar, and gelatin are also often avoided.
While there are individuals who are vegan strictly for health reasons, it’s important to understand that for many vegans, veganism goes beyond just food. At its heart, veganism promotes a more caring and humane world.
At The Gluten-Free Mall®, we offer a wide variety of vegan food products that can make shopping easier. Look for the vegan badge to find products that are compliant:
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Organic refers to the way agricultural products are grown and processed. In the United States organic crops must be grown must be grown without the use of synthetic herbicides, pesticides, and fertilizers, or bioengineered genes (GMOs).
At The Gluten-Free Mall®, we offer a wide variety of organic food products that can make shopping easier. Look for the organic badge to find products that are compliant:
The Gluten-Free Mall® is a great place to shop if you are looking for Organic food products. We carry a variety of products from fruit spreads to candy that are all produced with organically grown products.
A ketogenic diet, or keto, is centered on eating low-carb and high-fat foods. Keto tends to get tossed in with low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets like Paleo and Atkins, but a ketogenic diet is actually quite different.
Unlike other low-carb diets that emphasize an increased protein consumption, keto instead focuses on a higher fat intake.
Eating high fat foods might seem counterintuitive since fat has traditionally been viewed as unhealthy and has more calories than either carbs or protein. However, a ketogenic diet works by forcing your metabolism to use a different type of “fuel.”
Typically, our bodies rely heavily on sugar as a fuel source. When we eat carbohydrates, like grains, fruits, and vegetables, our body breaks this down into glucose, which is also known as “blood sugar.”
A ketogenic diet forces your body to rely on ketone bodies - a fuel produced in the liver from stored fat. When this occurs, your body is said to be in a state of ketosis. In this state, your body becomes much more efficient at burning fat for energy.
The Gluten-Free Mall® offers a number of keto-friendly food products that are also gluten-free. When browsing, look for this badge next to products:
You can also conveniently shop all of our keto foods at one time. Whether you’re just beginning a ketogenic diet or have been keto for a long time, we have a wide selection to make shopping easier!
A raw food dietary lifestyle, sometimes also known as raw foodism or raw veganism, focuses on eating raw and unprocessed foods. Raw foodism mostly includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, and even some grains.
Raw foodism adheres to the belief that cooking food almost completely destroys its inherent nutritional value and other natural components like enzymes. In turn, this means cooked foods are less healthy than raw or unprocessed foods.
A food is considered raw if it has not been heated over 104–118°F (40–48°C). Raw foods are also unrefined, unpasteurized, and not treated with pesticides or similar chemicals.
Much like veganism, raw foodism is mostly plant-based and consists of fruits, vegetables, nuts, and seeds. Although some people will also eat sprouted grains and unpasteurized dairy, as well.
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Whether you are vegan, paleo, or gluten-free, we have food products available for a variety of dietary needs and lifestyles. From fresh shelf stable to frozen, breads, pastas, and more to full ready-to-make meals, The Gluten-Free Mall® is here to help grocery shopping for your lifestyle simple and convenient.