Gluten-Free Diet

Print Friendly

What is Gluten?

Read More »
what is gluten

Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in wheat (durum, emmer, spelt, farina, farro, KAMUT® khorasan wheat and einkorn), rye, barley and triticale. Gluten helps foods maintain their shape, acting as a glue that holds food together. Gluten can be found in many types of foods, even ones that would not be expected (see […]

Sources of Gluten

Read More »
Bread group

The following grains and their derivatives are sources of gluten: Wheat Varieties and derivatives of wheat such as: wheatberries durum emmer semolina spelt farina farro graham KAMUT® khorasan wheat einkorn wheat Rye Barley Triticale Malt in various forms including: malted barley flour, malted milk or milkshakes, malt extract, malt syrup, malt flavoring, malt vinegar Brewer’s […]

What Can I Eat?

Read More »
what can i eat

Cutting out gluten from your diet may seem like a difficult and limiting task. Fortunately, there are many healthy and delicious foods that are naturally gluten-free! In fact, the most cost-effective and healthy way to follow the gluten-free diet is to seek out these naturally gluten-free food groups, which include:         Fruits Vegetables […]

Label Reading

Read More »

The only treatment for someone diagnosed with celiac disease is a strict gluten-free diet. This may seem hard at first because many common foods contain gluten. However, there are many naturally gluten-free foods as well as plenty of gluten-free substitutes to choose from. (See What Can I Eat?) The key to following the gluten-free diet […]

Vitamins & Supplements

Read More »

There are a variety of nutritional deficiencies associated with celiac disease, primarily caused by the inability of the damaged small intestine to properly absorb enough of the nutrients our bodies need. People recently diagnosed with celiac disease are commonly deficient in fiber, iron, calcium, magnesium, zinc, folate, niacin, riboflavin, vitamin B12, and vitamin D, as […]

Gluten in Medication

Read More »

How many times have you wondered if your medication is contaminated with gluten? You ask your doctor, you ask your pharmacist, and now you are left with more questions than answers. What do I do now? Where can I find the correct information? You have been diagnosed with celiac disease, or you have been told […]