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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Does anyone know of any gluten free breath mints? Peppermint please. :) I used to like peppermint Altoids - are they gluten free?

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I just bought some wintergreen altoids. I sure hope they are gluten free! I haven't tried them yet, but the ingredients look safe!

Does anyone know of any gluten free breath mints? Peppermint please. :) I used to like peppermint Altoids - are they gluten free?
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Canadian Karen is the altoid expert. :P Do a search here for altoids, you'd be surprised what you find. :ph34r: I think that most flavors are gluten free except one and I can't recall which one.

I am totally addicted to Lifesavers Wintergreen mints and eat they by the dozens.

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Thanks! From searching it looks like the small sizes of altoids are not gluten-free, but show wheat clearly in the ingredient list. As far as I can tell, the larger sizes are gluten-free (unless of course wheat shows up in the ingredient list).

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