Barley contains gluten and should be avoided! While some persons with celiac disease may be clinically less reactive to it, the damage to the intestine is likely occurring.(Updated .)
Categorized: Gluten-Free Diet
If I rinse beans that have been purchased from a bulk bin will it reduce the risk of cross-contamination?
Yes, rinsing beans can reduce the risk of cross-contamination.(Updated .)
Is a gluten-free diet recommended for someone with Crohn’s Disease?
A gluten-free diet is not recommended for someone with Crohn’s Disease.(Updated .)
Does baby formula have gluten in it?
Most baby formulas are gluten free.(Updated .)
Is tapioca bad for someone with celiac disease?
Tapioca is a refined starch, and is used in many gluten-free products. Eating too much of any food is not suggested as part of a balanced diet. Thus, consuming too many products made from tapioca starch or made from other refined carbohydrates is not recommended. Rather, incorporating whole grains such as brown rice, quinoa, amaranth,… Read more »(Updated .)
Are there any benefits to a gluten-free diet for those who don’t have a gluten-related disorder?
No. There’s no benefit to a gluten-free diet for those who don’t have a medical reason for it.(Updated .)
Are there research studies that show greater dietetic compliance if a biopsy has occurred?
Although there are no studies addressing this issue, we would agree that having a diagnosis supported by a biopsy is likely to increase dietetic compliance.(Updated .)
What can I take to alleviate the pain caused by eating gluten?
There are no specific medications, but anything doctors usually recommend to alleviate abdominal pain should help. The best practice is to avoid gluten as much as you can!(Updated .)
Can gluten get into semen?
No, gluten cannot get into semen.(Updated .)
Why are eggs and meat gluten and casein free although many of the animals are fed with grains that may contain both.
Meat, fish, eggs are gluten-free because even if the animals are fed with gluten-containing products, gluten is not absorbed as such, hence it does not appear in their blood and cannot reach their flesh. Likewise, in humans there is no gluten detectable in our blood.(Updated .)