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Diet Coke And Other Coca Cola Products


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#1 krackleberryy

 
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Posted 01 July 2013 - 04:44 PM

I've read and seen reports saying Diet Coke and other Coca Cola products are gluten-free but anothers are saying it has gluten in it because of the Caramel Color in it. I don't drink pop a lot but I'd like to know for future reference. I was diagnosed with Celiac 2 and 1/2 weeks ago!


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#2 shadowicewolf

 
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Posted 01 July 2013 - 05:04 PM

The caramal color thing is a myth that won't go away. No need to worry about them.


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Posted 01 July 2013 - 05:07 PM

Shadow posted just before me...yep...myth and Coke is most definitely gluten-free :D

 

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http://www.celiac.co...ewbie-info-101/

 

and then let us know if you have any other questions...the learning curve can be tough.

 

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My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

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Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 08:42 AM

Thanks!! I also wondered about that!! :) 


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#5 bartfull

 
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Posted 02 July 2013 - 10:56 AM

Most (if not all) caramel color in this country is derived from corn.


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 05:41 PM

Nice to know!! TY :)  


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Posted 02 July 2013 - 09:15 PM

Nice to know!! TY :)

 

Just realized a good adult beverage for ya.  Coke with a splash of Rum!!!!

 

If we ever meet...my hubs is the opposite ;)


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Undiagnosed Celiac Disease ~ 43 years

3/26/09 gluten-free - dignosed celiac - blood 3/3/09, biopsy 3/26/09, double DQ2 / single DQ8 positive

10/25/13 - MCAD

Health history since celiac diagnosis became too long -- moved to the "about me" section of my profile

My children and I all have multiple copies of the genes for Celiac Disease, along with large variety of symptoms/resolution gluten-free

Current tally from me, three kids and two grands: 4 diagnosed with Celiac Disease, 2 NCGS

Get PROPERLY tested BEFORE REMOVING GLUTEN.

ALWAYS independently research health related information found on internet forums/blogs.

"LTES" a Gem :)


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Posted 03 July 2013 - 08:10 PM

Just realized a good adult beverage for ya.  Coke with a splash of Rum!!!!

 

If we ever meet...my hubs is the opposite ;)

Coke with a splash of rum huh? I may have  to try that!!  My hubbs likes his Spiced rum ... He drinks it with 7 up ten.. Have you tried the 7 up 10? It is pretty good but I am not a fan of diet stuff!! Aspartame pffffttt!! 


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 08:53 PM

Have any of you read this? 

 

http://www.dailyfree...c8242943206.txt


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Posted 04 July 2013 - 10:01 PM

My daughter seems to react to colour 150 so I stay away from anything that looks like it might contain it.  Haven't looked at coke because I won't let her have caffeinated drinks yet at 9 so it's still a couple of years away from being explored.  I don't drink it myself so have never felt the need to look more into it, but she can't have Sars.  She's sensitive to a few colours and preservatives.  I can't have anything with MSG because it brings on asthma as well so she hasn't had it because it isn't something that makes an appearance in our home.


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Posted 05 July 2013 - 06:51 AM

I can't have anything with MSG because it brings on asthma as well so she hasn't had it because it isn't something that makes an appearance in our home.

 

 

EWWWWW MSG!  My mother gets migraines from it... I used to get a lot of headaches when I was younger, so my mother suggested I cut out MSG, been a whole new person (when it comes to headaches) since!

 

As for sodas, I haven't come across one with gluten, and I was very careful at first with sodas, only drank sprite and things like that...(Or sodas with the caramel coloring that clearly stated gluten free... I fell in love with Blue Sky brand drinks) but now I drink diet coke and regular pepsi just fine... And I'm pretty sensitive.  Like someone else said, most color coloring here is corn based.  Actually, our sodas are corn based period... hence the reason why sodas here taste different from the rest of the world that makes their sodas sugar based.


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Posted 05 July 2013 - 07:28 PM

I used to think it was MSG that sent me to the restroom, seems it wasn't ..... darned Gluten!! 


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Posted 06 July 2013 - 10:35 AM

If you can find Mexican Coke, that's sugar-sweetened, no corn syrup.  We have a little produce store that carries odd international things and the Mexican Coke is one of our prime reasons for going there!


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Posted 07 July 2013 - 01:24 AM

We're in Australia so it's probably different here anyway.


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