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JennyC

Latin Names For Gluten

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Someone mentioned earlier in a discussion about toiletries that he or she had lost a list of Latin names for gluten products. According to my Latin professor:

Rye = Secale

Wheat = Triticum

Oats = Avena

Barley = Hordeum

Also be sure to avoid products that contain these words with slightly different endings, due to the variability of Latin conjugations. :rolleyes: (Such as Aveno = Avena)


Jenny

Son 6 yrs old, Positive blood work, Outstanding dietary response, no biopsy.

Household mostly gluten free since 3/07

Me: HLA-DQ 02 & 0302 (DQ 08), which I ran & analyzed myself!Currently gluten lite, negative tTG, asymptomatic

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Thanks Jenny, it was me who said that. So, the name 'triticale' for the hybrid of wheat and rye makes perfect sense. And of course, it needs to be avoided as well.


I am a German citizen, married to a Canadian 29 years, four daughters, one son, seven granddaughters and four grandsons, with one more grandchild on the way in July 2009.

Intolerant to all lectins (including gluten), nightshades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant) and salicylates.

Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency), hypothyroidism, fatigue syndrome, asthma

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Don't forget the posh word fromente

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I am a German citizen, married to a Canadian 29 years, four daughters, one son, seven granddaughters and four grandsons, with one more grandchild on the way in July 2009.

Intolerant to all lectins (including gluten), nightshades (potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant) and salicylates.

Asperger Syndrome, Tourette Syndrome, Addison's disease (adrenal insufficiency), hypothyroidism, fatigue syndrome, asthma

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