Treatment for celiac disease is a life long gluten free diet. So to understand what that means you need to know what gluten is.
Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including spelt & kamut), barley, rye and oats. Gluten is what gives elasticity to breads, doughs & helps it keep it’s texture and is also used as a food additive for flavoring or thickening.
Common Products With Gluten:
- soy sauces
& that is just a few.
Common names that ‘gluten’ is also called:
- food starch
- ‘natural flavoring’ / ‘natural spices’
- graham flour
- Brewer’s yeast
& again that is just a few.
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