Posted 20 November 2011 - 08:06 PM
Posted 20 November 2011 - 08:17 PM
Caramel color is one of those celiac urban myths that just won't go away.
Here is Shelley Case's take on it, from Gluten-Free Diet A Comprehensive Resource Guide:
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Although gluten-containing ingredients (barley malt syrup and starch hydrolysates) can be used in the production of caramel color, North American companies use corn as it has a longer shelf life and makes a superior product. European companies use glucose derived from wheat starch, however caramel color is highly processed and contains no gluten.
Diagnosis by biopsy of practically non-existent villi; gluten-free since July 2000.
Type 1 (autoimmune) diabetes diagnosed in March 1986
Markham, Ontario (borders on Toronto)
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Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:47 AM
Posted 21 November 2011 - 05:57 AM
You have probably heard this before but you need to focus on the foods he can have. Chipolte is a great alternative to Taco Bell as many of their meals can be served in a bowl. Also, for an alternative to KFC places like Red Robin's and Cheeseburger in Paradise are offering gluten-free buns for their burgers and chicken sandwiches.
The obvious issue here is cost as both these places are more expensive to the fast food alternative.
Posted 28 November 2011 - 08:21 AM
Blood tested 8-11 positive, Biopsy 9-11 negative (long story, most gastro drs. are morons)
gluten-free 7-11, Dairy Free (mostly) 8-13 - Everything but butter. Can't live life without butter....
DS - negative blood test, just diagnosed with ADD and other learning disorders, DNA test positive - high risk
Issues related to gluten: depression, low iron, hair loss, positive ana test for lupus, low vitamin D, headache, sinusitis, environmental allergies, brain fog, GI problems, weight gain....the list goes on....
Posted 10 December 2011 - 12:18 PM
Posted 21 December 2011 - 11:02 PM
As for fast food places, Wendy's is our go to place. Moe's and Chipotle are also safe for us.
* - Boyfriend has symptoms of Celiac Disease and is allergic to wheat. Gluten-free since mid-late summer of 2011. (Symptoms have since been resolved)
* - Peanut free since December 2011. (Bad reaction to pistachios, slight reaction to almonds)
* - Trying to go diary free (possibly sensitive, runs in family) and limit sugar intake.
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