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Can someone tell me why TVP is on the forbidden list? I thought it was made of soy. Where's the gluten?

I use it a lot in place of ground meat....

Thanks for the help in advance!

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I'm not sure as far as gluten is concerned. The only thing I could think of is CC issues.

TVP is a form of msg due to the way it is processed from what I remember. Check out truthinlabeling.com if you want more info on hidden msg.


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Enterolab positive results only June 06:
Me HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0301; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2, 7)
Husband HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 1 0201; HLA-DQB1 Molecular analysis, Allele 2 0302; Serologic equivalent: HLA-DQ 2,3 (subtype 2,8)



The whole family has been soy free since February, gluten free since June 2006.

The whole family went back to a gluten diet October 2011.  We never had official testing done and I decided to give gluten a go again.  At this point I've decided to work on making some gluten free things again, though healthwise everyone seems to be fine.  The decision to add gluten back in was also made based on other things I'd read about the 2nd sequence of genes.  It is my belief that we had a gluten intolerance, but thanks to things I've learned here, I know more what to keep an eye on.  If you have a confirmed case of celiac, please don't go back to gluten, it's a lifelong lifestyle change.

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I'm going out on a limb on this one...but if I remember correctly, its that TVP is only a problem if you don't know the source (of the vegetable, which, if it is soy, should be fine).

Anyone else have any insight?

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Some brands are gluten-free. Bob's Red Mill is and is made in their gluten-free facility.


Gluten-free, Vegan

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It is usually made of soy but can be made of other things. Why anyone would want to eat it is beyond me though. *Remembers not so fondly, the large bag of ham flavored TVP my dad bought when I was a kid* Blech!

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Can someone tell me why TVP is on the forbidden list? I thought it was made of soy. Where's the gluten?

I use it a lot in place of ground meat....

Thanks for the help in advance!

I am wondering if there are two different kinds? I just bought Bob's Red Mill Brand of TVP and it has their registered Gluten Free symbol on the Package. I have not used it yet but I want to try some recipes for it and see it we like it. I wouldn't use any that wasn't labelled gluten free because of all the contraversy around it.

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I'm not sure as far as gluten is concerned. The only thing I could think of is CC issues.

TVP is a form of msg due to the way it is processed from what I remember. Check out truthinlabeling.com if you want more info on hidden msg.

I went to the site but? A couple of years ago I read Russell Blaylock's MD "Excitotoxins" which was a fantastic book on brain damaging substances/excitotoxins like MSG and I will have to check the book for any info on this but how is TVP a form of MSG? I really can't tolerate MSG and just bought some gluten-free TVP. ?????? Please explain. Thanks

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Hey

I'm just newly diagnosed and as a vegetarian who uses TVP I've been struggling. I am so glad I came across this forum and this thread...I am going to now look for gluten free tvp by Bob's Red Mill (I'm assuming this can be found in Canada....)


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In the Toronto area, most Loblaw stores carry a selection of gluten-free items, including Bob's Red Mill.


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Hey

I'm just newly diagnosed and as a vegetarian who uses TVP I've been struggling. I am so glad I came across this forum and this thread...I am going to now look for gluten free tvp by Bob's Red Mill (I'm assuming this can be found in Canada....)

I think I read a question on how to beef up on protein and I could not reply ; We are mostly vegetarian and to keep up on protein we for example:

We eat a salad with toasted pumpkin seeds -2T is a good boost - I toast my own seeds as they taste better than the toasted salted ones. I just throw them in the oven for 7-8 minutes at 350F

We also sprinkle sunflower seeds and for pasta dishes we love pine nuts. Do you like lentils? I find them easier to create quick meals with. The red lentils will make a soup in a 30-40 minutes. If you want a recipe or any more ideas let me know. It is hard to know what to post - it depends on what one likes but I find getting fiber and protein is important and the nuts and seeds really help here.

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I think I read a question on how to beef up on protein and I could not reply ; We are mostly vegetarian and to keep up on protein we for example:

We eat a salad with toasted pumpkin seeds -2T is a good boost - I toast my own seeds as they taste better than the toasted salted ones. I just throw them in the oven for 7-8 minutes at 350F

We also sprinkle sunflower seeds and for pasta dishes we love pine nuts. Do you like lentils? I find them easier to create quick meals with. The red lentils will make a soup in a 30-40 minutes. If you want a recipe or any more ideas let me know. It is hard to know what to post - it depends on what one likes but I find getting fiber and protein is important and the nuts and seeds really help here.

Hey!

YES - I would love some tips and recipes. I have been a vegetarian for almost 7 years, but I admit my recipe base is small and I did rely upon faux meat products that I have discovered are full of wheat gluten in order to beef up the protein. The sunflower seeds on salad is a great idea I just didn't think about. I"d love any recipes related to fiber and protein and I do like lentils!!! THanks songstressc

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Many autoimmune disorders: Graves Disease in 1998, Psoriasis on or about 2000, Hashimoto's in 2008.

Severely anemic in 2007 (undetectable iron levels)

Elevated liver enzymes (ALT and AST) as of October 2008.

Negative blood test for celiac disease in February 2009, followed by diagnosis of celiac disease in April 2009 after positive biopsy.

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Hey!

YES - I would love some tips and recipes. I have been a vegetarian for almost 7 years, but I admit my recipe base is small and I did rely upon faux meat products that I have discovered are full of wheat gluten in order to beef up the protein. The sunflower seeds on salad is a great idea I just didn't think about. I"d love any recipes related to fiber and protein and I do like lentils!!! THanks songstressc

K-Dawg

Here are a couple of recipes; These recipes are filled with fiber ie the lentils and veggees and lots of protein. I have a list of items and apices to stock kitchens with. Let me know if you would like it. These are basic recipes; you can adjust to your tastes. I hope this is clear; I also don't know how much you know so let me know if you have questions.

What to do with Lentils! I like to serve this soup with a homemade cornbread muffin

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