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Is gluten synonymous with wheat?

Is gluten synonymous with wheat?

No: Gluten is a protein found in wheat- also found in rye and barley. Its not synonymous with wheat but is a component of wheat that is avoided in people with allergy to wheat or celiac disease- an autoimmune disease to gluten. ...Read more

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Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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Which food contains gluten and wheat ?

Which food contains gluten and wheat ?

Gluten: Gluten is in wheat, barley, and rye. Therefore, it is in any foods or drinks that use these as ingredients. Some foods are pretty obvious like typical breads, pizza, pasta, cakes, and cookies. You need to be aware that gluten is in most beers, soy sauce, and many sauces. Anything breaded typically has gluten. ...Read more

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What foods can I eat when avoiding gluten and wheat?

What foods can I eat when avoiding gluten and wheat?

Gluten free diet: I'd recommend that you research the following website for a thorough list of gluten free foods. The list is exhaustive but very informative. Good luck. www.celiac.com/gluten-free food list. ...Read more

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What is the differance with gluten and wheat intollerance?

What is the differance with gluten and wheat intollerance?

Same but different..: If you are intolerant or allergic to wheat and not gluten sensitive, then you only have to avoid eating foods made of or containing wheat. Even though all wheat products have gluten, if you are gluten sensitive, you also have to avoid barley, rye and spelt. So if a product is gluten free then it is also wheat free. But the reverse is not true. Wheat free product may contain gluten. ...Read more

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Wheat intolerence and gluten intolerence, is there a difference?

Wheat intolerence and gluten intolerence, is there a difference?

Wheat and Gluten: Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. You could possibly have a reaction to wheat, but not other gluten- containing grains. The exact meaning of "Intolerance" is not clear, so I can't be certain what you mean by that. ...Read more

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Is gluten different in wheat in usa and wheat in other countries. I wonder why people after going to usa become gluten intolerant?

Is gluten different in wheat in usa and wheat in other countries. I wonder why people after going to usa become gluten intolerant?

Gluten sensitivity: Gluten is the same no matter where it is made, either in the usa or outside of the usa! it is one of the proteins found in wheat. I'm not sure if your statement is correct that people becoming more gluten intolerance in the us or gluten intolerance related symptoms are more recognized here. One thing we know is there is an increase in allergic diseases in the last century in developed countries. ...Read more

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Do you know is wheat gluten ok in bagels?

Do you know is wheat gluten ok in bagels?

Depends: If you do not have gluten sensitivity or celiac, the gluten in bagels should be fine. Roughly 6 percent of the U.S. Population is gluten sensitive and 1 percent has celiac. Gluten is present in every flour based product you eat including breads, bagels, rolls. Most people have no problems with gluten. ...Read more