Ordering gluten-free restaurant food online with apps: Celiac disease news

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Convenience is sometimes a necessity, and apps have made the process of ordering food from restaurants much simpler. Now, more apps are recognizing the need to filter options for celiac disease, so gluten-free food is easier to find. Although it is still important to verify the gluten content at each restaurant, having a meal delivered to your door eliminates one item from the to-do list.

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App developers are making online ordering a better process by allowing users to specifically search for food that meets their dietary restrictions. This saves time for people who are simply interested in getting their food delivered quickly. There are multiple apps that provide this service, and many of them go beyond gluten-free options by including paleo, dairy-free and other diets. You may want to consider apps from FindmeGlutenFree and GlutenFreePassport along with other options below.

Seamless offers user the ability to order through an app or through the website, and its services are free. The process is not complicated and involves placing an order, receiving a confirmation email and waiting for the food to arrive. The app has 12,000 menus from around the country with frequent discounts and deals. It is possible to search for multiple diet needs, or you can use the favorite foods ordered on Seamless option to see what others have liked. Users have the opportunity to leave reviews along with ratings for each restaurant.

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The HealthyOut app focuses on delivering healthy food to your doorstep, so it allows users to filter for gluten-free restaurants and other options. The free app is available in 500 cities and offers nutrition information for the menu items. The filtering system allows a great amount of freedom with the ability to select locations based on calories, ingredients and diets.

The GrubHub app and website allow users to order from local restaurants and filter results to meet dietary restrictions. The app provides reviews and ratings to help make the selection process easier. It is also possible to take advantage of coupons and deals in addition to seeing the most popular dishes in your area.

Read more about celiac disease:
Celiac disease tips for making bread at home
Celiac disease apps help create gluten-free meal plans

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