Tag Archives: gluten free diet

Just a milligram of gluten a day?!

Did you know that an article posted on the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health website states that just one milligram of gluten, once a day, can keep a Celiac from recovering?! One milligram! One thousandth of a gram! That’s the equivalent of one tiny spec of sand. And not just any […]

Caution Foods on a Gluten-Free Diet

Gluten can lurk in many products that you’d never suspect! All processed foods and health & beauty items must be checked for gluten-containing ingredients. Here’s a quick list of some products that may contain gluten: Vanilla Oats Bulk Foods Maltodextrin Communion Wafers Sodas with Carmel Colors Nuts (Seasoned or roasted nuts can have wheat in […]

Ingredients to Avoid on a Gluten Free Diet

In reviewing a list that I was going to give to a restaurant, I noticed that I’d missed a few ingredients the first time I posted my “Unacceptable Foods” list. So I revised it! Here’s the new, updated list of ingredients to avoid on a gluten-free diet.

List of Hidden Gluten

Gluten can lurk in any product, food or non-food (postage stamps and envelopes?!). So instead of taking the mental energy to memorize all of these, I’ve created a free downloadable, printable file, “Potential Hidden Gluten Sources” that you can print and take with you. In this document I’ve compiled a handy list of all the […]

Unacceptable Ingredients for Gluten-Free Diet

To maintain a gluten-free diet, you must be sure you’re avoiding all sources of gluten, which can be found in foods, health products (i.e. medicines) and beauty products (i.e. makeup, hair & skin products). Here’s a quick list of all the ways gluten may be listed in ingredients and recipes.  [Click Here for Print-Friendly Version] […]

Acceptable Foods for a Gluten-Free Diet

This gluten-free foods list, while far from complete, should serve as a great jump start your gluten-free diet. (Or a quick way to double check to be sure your current GF diet is on track). [Click here for this and other free downloadable Gluten-Free documents] *Acceptable Gluten-Free Foods* Rice (unflavored. Seasonings in pre-packaged rice dishes […]