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Here it is 6 months after going Gluten Free. Can't say I feel any better and maybe now I know why. I met with a nutritionist two weeks after my diagnosis. The only two things I asked her to confirm for me that were gluten free were Centrum vitamins and Fiber Choice supplements. I sat in her office and watched her look up the ingredients...therefore I continued to take them. With my last bloodwork turning up positive for gluten, I did a little more investigating.....with one search on this website, I found that Centrum vitamins are not gluten free (posts from 2008) !!!!!!!! ARRGGHH!!! Lesson learned the hard way......check everything yourself and thanks to those who are posting great information and valuable help!!!!!

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http://www.centrumvitamins.ca/content/FAQ/default.asp

2. Is Centrum gluten-free and is it safe for people with celiac disease to take?

Yes, Centrum is gluten-free and suitable for individuals with celiac disease.

This appears to be the current information on their website.

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http://www.centrumvitamins.ca/content/FAQ/default.asp

2. Is Centrum gluten-free and is it safe for people with celiac disease to take?

Yes, Centrum is gluten-free and suitable for individuals with celiac disease.

This appears to be the current information on their website.

I found this also, but was unable to find info or a site for the US. This site is a in Canada. Has anyone found a site that is US related?

I would consider dropping both and then if symptoms resolve add each back in one at a time and see if a reaction occured.

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Here is an American reference, with ingredient listing:

http://www.aragonproducts.com/theproducts.cfm?master=2414

If I recall correctly from past threads, Centrum would not confirm nor deny their gluten free/or gluten status due to the changes in their suppliers. Which is a statement that we find more and more. My above post would certainly be the more recent.

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Here is an American reference, with ingredient listing:

http://www.aragonproducts.com/theproducts.cfm?master=2414

If I recall correctly from past threads, Centrum would not confirm nor deny their gluten free/or gluten status due to the changes in their suppliers. Which is a statement that we find more and more. My above post would certainly be the more recent.

Thanks for link.

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In my stupidity, I just bought a new bottle 6 weeks ago and didn't read the ingredients (I'm pretty sure the old version was fine?).......it clearly marked maltodextrin on the label........shouldn't we avoid?...sooooo confused...........I counted back the leftover pills and did discover that problems started around when I bought the new bottle.....

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In my stupidity, I just bought a new bottle 6 weeks ago and didn't read the ingredients (I'm pretty sure the old version was fine?).......it clearly marked maltodextrin on the label........shouldn't we avoid?...sooooo confused...........I counted back the leftover pills and did discover that problems started around when I bought the new bottle.....

Maltodexrin is safe as it is corn derived here in the US. If the problems started when you started the vitamin there may just be something in it that does not agreee with you.

I would suggest stopping them and then seeing if the issue stops. You could try switching brands and using ones that are for sure allergen free. County Life will list if they are gluten, casien and soy free and so willl NOW. You could also try stopping them, if you improve then add them back in and see if the issues come back.

I noticed with the Fiber Choice that some of them have sorbitol, some of us do have problems with sorbital even though it is not gluten. I would also try dropping that and then adding it back in and seeing if issues arise again. Fruits and Veggies and whole grain rice and such should help you get the fiber you need without the supplement.

One more thing, when you say your blood tests came back positive for gluten how positive were they? Have they gone down a geat deal since you were first diagnosed. If you are not having any symptoms and your levels were quite high when you started the diet they may just not have had time to go down to 'normal' levels yet.

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