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Where do you find the flours and the Gluten-Free products in bulk that is not a fortune to buy? i live in Norman Oklahoma and my money and choices are limited.

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Check asian markets for the flours and starches. They are often cents per bag. I get white rice flour, tapioca starch and potato starch at ours. They happen to be from Japan, Korea and Thailand. Sweet rice flour, also called glutinous rice flour is also available. I have to check the tapioca starch carefuly because the market near us sells two grinds-one very fine and the other a bit too coarse for our baking.

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Check asian markets for the flours and starches. They are often cents per bag. I get white rice flour, tapioca starch and potato starch at ours. They happen to be from Japan, Korea and Thailand. Sweet rice flour, also called glutinous rice flour is also available. I have to check the tapioca starch carefuly because the market near us sells two grinds-one very fine and the other a bit too coarse for our baking.

Ok I will have to travel to Oklahoma City for that but thankfully that is not too far. I just cant beleive the price of some of this stuff....if it says gluten free on the label they charge quadruple for it....Such a rip. I am soo new to this....I have many of the symptoms and most of my mother's family did too...unfortunately they all died very young including my mother so I am desperate to not follow suit. I will be being tested soon but I am getting geared up to begin Gluten-Free....thank you for your help

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Ok I will have to travel to Oklahoma City for that but thankfully that is not too far. I just cant beleive the price of some of this stuff....if it says gluten free on the label they charge quadruple for it....Such a rip. I am soo new to this....I have many of the symptoms and most of my mother's family did too...unfortunately they all died very young including my mother so I am desperate to not follow suit. I will be being tested soon but I am getting geared up to begin Gluten-Free....thank you for your help

I understand. I lost my mother when I was young and she lost hers even younger. Neither one to death but to disease, much of it undiagnosed and untreated and they were both taken from us, institutionalized and divorced by their husbands in their time of need, unable to care for themselves let alone their children and mother in name only. I too am very determined and find it very motivating. I will do my best not to let my son's children be the third generation without grandparents on one side of the family. Whatever the testing reveals, you know yourself best. Do what you have to. Our health is worth everything we invest in it. I wasn't fortunate enough to get testing or a formal DX, although a doctor pointed me in the right direction, off the record. I don't care if I ever do get a DX. There is no doubt whatsoever that gluten is a serious problem for me and my family members. If the docs really understood the shoes that I've walked in...the shoes that we all have walked in...

Let us know how we can help.

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I almost have to have a diagnosis...not for me but for my husband. I have had so many problems myself that I think at this point he thinks I am a hypocondriac laughs. How many times can a person go to the Er because of abdominal pain and be sent away without any reason as to what started it. Only to come home and have to tell my husband that they couldnt or wouldn't figure it out. No insurance means no help sadly enough. His family fries everything and are very bread loving people so i really have to have something to back me up or I get a guilt trip for refusing food.

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I'm sorry that your family is a challenge. I've always been called the family hypochondriac and yet, I'm the healthiest one! My husband didn't get it for a long time but he does now. He can see a huge difference and he would stand up and say to anyone that I have to be gluten-free. I see my sister only once a year and every year since she's been gluten-free and I see her again, I am suprized at the transformation in her appearance alone. She looks more like the person I used to know. I think my husband would say the same about me. In time, the people around you may see the difference that it makes.

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Well they are good people and they mean well...they think I am too thin and constantly try to feed me. Laughs. Not realizing it hurts me. They mean well they just don't understand and I am just now learning so I can't expect them to yet either :)

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Where do you find the flours and the Gluten-Free products in bulk that is not a fortune to buy? i live in Norman Oklahoma and my money and choices are limited.

Thank you

I also have found great bulk prices at my local health food store. Lots of places will give you a "bulk rate discount" for ordering through them, and most of the stuff they order is gluten free. Just ask the customer service department. I would recommend you call ahead since you live far away, to get prices so you can compare them to the Asian market. Although usually you have to give them a week or two to get the order in...

Also, I keep my flours in those 5 gal buckets you can buy for food storage. I bought some of the easy-lids (I don't know what they're called, you snap them on, and they have a middle section that screws on, makes it so much easier than trying to snap the lid on and off every time you need some flour).

Good luck gearing up for the gluten-free lifestyle! You're definitely in the right place here :) Lots of great help and support!

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I recently discovered that some Costco's carry a 5lb bag of Bob's Red Mill Gluten Free Baking Flour for $5.99. That's a steal compared to the regular retail price I've seen at Kroger and Whole Foods.

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I don't have the luxury of an Asian market nearby, so I get my flours, etc at www.barryfarm.com. Not the best prices for everything, but half-way decent I think. The quality is typically better than any others I've tried. Lots of flours from dedicated gluten-free facilities, certified organic, and so forth.

Incidentally, some Asian markets have millet flour labeled as Bajri, Garbanzo labeled Besan, Sorghum labeled Jowar, Juwar, or Juvar, and tapioca labeled as Sago or Sabudhana.

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Look to see if there is a co-op by you. You order directly from a warehouse and cut out the middle man (health food store). Everyone agrees to order a set price worth and someone waits for the truck delivery. Usually this is done at one address like a church or one members home. You seperate everyone's orders and arrange for everyone to pick up their order.

Our group stopped because [on-line book seller] was about as cheap with out the hassle.

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I am going to order from Barry Farm. http://www.barryfarm.com/ Their unit prices are very good. However the shipping is alot. Some coworkers and I are going to do a big bulk order and split the shipping so it will make it worth while.

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Amazon has some great gluten free products and the best part is they come right to your door. :)

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