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Ack Soy :(

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Had some gluten-free bread a few days ago, and now I'm paying for it... Only remembered now that soy flour is a "bit" of a problem for me, and I vaguely remember it containing soy.

Why oh why do I react even worse to soy than I do to gluten? And don't get me started on oats, I had a whole night episode a few days after oats. After gluten challenges a few months ago, when I was trying to confirm my gluten-intolerance, I had the usual sore stomach/nausea and the runs a few days later, but it didn't last several hours like this....

Bleh.... At least casein doesn't seem to be a problem for me (touch wood). It's bad enough avoiding gluten - now I have to scrutinize all the "gluten-free" stuff as well for soy.


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Hi Marz,

I react more strongly to soy too. I swell up like a puffer fish and I'm sore and bloated for a really long time. Longer than if I had been glutened. I also get major headaches.

All my foods have to be gluten, soy and lactose free. I can tolerate some casein. Here are some things I've found that meet those requirements:

Udi's breads, muffins, etc.

Kinnikinnik's breads, bagels, etc.

Tinkyada brown rice pasta

Wydle pretzels

Glutino crackers, pizza crusts

Foods by George brownies

Many of Amy's frozen foods

Lay's potato chips

Cape Code potato chips

These items have soy oil which in small amts doesn't bother me:

Bell & Evan's frozen breaded chicken breasts, fingers, nuggets

Starfish frozen breaded halibut, cod, haddock

If I think of more I'l post them.

Good luck!

p.s. how could I forget - many of the Katz bakery items too


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Here's some things I can think of right now that are GFCFSF

Food Should Taste Good chips, but not all are soy-free. Read the labels.

Food For Life brown rice wraps. There was a recall on some of their other products recently, but not these wraps. Not sure what to think about that though. I plan to email them and ask about it.

Mission corn tortillas

Baker's Secret 100% cacao baking squares.

Lundberg rice cakes

Corn Thins


Organic or natural peanut butters, but read labels of course.

Planters peanuts, read labels, not all are ok.

Tempt Hemp milk

Wylde pretzels, but they are so tiny I don't buy them.


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