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I have been gluten free since May 8 of this year. I discovered an intolerance to soy about 90 days ago. Now I am reacting to sugar in fruits and sodas. How long has it taken you since going gluten free to find other food intolerances? Sorry if this has been covered, but I have not found a thread on it.

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I have been gluten free since May 8 of this year. I discovered an intolerance to soy about 90 days ago. Now I am reacting to sugar in fruits and sodas. How long has it taken you since going gluten free to find other food intolerances? Sorry if this has been covered, but I have not found a thread on it.

Well i hope someone can answer that for me as well. I have been gluten-free for 2 years but not feeling so well for a few months and i think i am having a new dairy problem based on my food diary and symptoms. How did you discover your soy and sugar problems ? are you keeping a diary? I would think new intolerances could show up any time.

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After being gluten-free for five months I sadly found I cannot tolerate dairy but am really hoping I will be able to re-introduce it later! I keep a food diary and it became abundantly clear after eating certain cheeses and drinking milk that I quickly got ill.

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I'm keeping a food diary too, and I keep thinking I'll try to reintroduce the "biggies" like soy and dairy soon, but I keep getting CORNED, so there's no point in trying something new until I'm healed. Last time it was Advil, and I'm still waiting for the psoriasis to clear up. :angry:

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Do these other intolerances feel like gluten or do you get different symptoms? I don't feel glutened but have some similiar symptoms like bloating , loose floaty stools and lower abdominal discomfort with a little backache. With a gluten episode i have upper left side pain and bad stomach cramping. Right now they last for a few days after eating dairy and possibly nuts. I am not liking the idea of having to give up dairy. Can you guys tolerate small amounts and if i have to be dairy free do i have to avoid all products that list milk in the ingredients?

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I was gluten free for about 8 or 9 months when it became very clear that I had other intolerances

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Do these other intolerances feel like gluten or do you get different symptoms? I don't feel glutened but have some similiar symptoms like bloating , loose floaty stools and lower abdominal discomfort with a little backache. With a gluten episode i have upper left side pain and bad stomach cramping. Right now they last for a few days after eating dairy and possibly nuts. I am not liking the idea of having to give up dairy. Can you guys tolerate small amounts and if i have to be dairy free do i have to avoid all products that list milk in the ingredients?

When I was eating gluten I had no obvious symptoms at all so I cannot compare glutening to symptoms I have recently had when eating dairy. I was so hoping I would be one of the lucky ones who could tolerate dairy! Symptoms suddenly appeared after five months gluten-free. Anyway, my symptoms started suddenly and include MAJOR D, heartburn, vomiting, stomach cramping. I eliminated dairy almost hoping it wouldn't help because I did not want it to be that. But alas - it has helped - and I have now been dairy free for three LONG weeks. And going to Italy soon...no cheese...sigh...

I am going to try to re-introduce hard cheese in a few months as it contains less lactose generally speaking. A friend of ours produces lovely pecorino cheese and I am ITCHING for more. Plus some of the cooking classes I teach include cheeses.

It may be either casein or lactose intolerance - casein is more rare. I hope for your sake it is not dairy! :(

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Sometimes it is not a matter of when they show up, but rather when we recognize them for what they are. That being said, I had a citrus intolerance show up WAY down the line (I was eating way too much citrus to compensate for lack of nightshades :( ). The legumes showed up later too because I was eating too many beans and peas also to compensate for lack of nightshades. You definitely have to be careful to keep a varied diet (as much as your diet will allow :P ) I have found to prevent new intolerances from showing up.

For me the corn and gluten reactions are very similar; nightshades give me hives, as do legumes and citrus. Soy gives me rash, redness and itching. Potatoes also give me an itchy redness across my shoulders

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Mushroom, I notice there are quite a few of us who have corn and gluten problems. Your sig line says you've been corn free since 2009. How do you do it? What can I eat besides meat, brown rice, and (some) veggies? Any guidance you could give would be greatly appreciated by me, and by others here, I'm sure.

I was so PROUD and HAPPY when I first started the gluten free diet, and within weeks I felt so much better. Then this corn thing showed up, and I've been struggling ever since. HELP!

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well... looks like a varied diet is very important and i will really pay attention to that. Sadly i think i won't be able to eat dairy anymore. I thought i was good to go being about 2 years into this diet but i really do eat alot of cheese! i think it was a safe comfort food after being diagnosed. Going to Italy without cheese... that stinks! Thank you everyone .

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I have been keeping a food diary. I enter what I eat, using what for plates and utensils, what I cooked food in and any reaction. I think Mushroom hit it saying that we just need to recognize symptoms of other intolerances. I've been on a very basic diet and reintroducing certain foods to test for reactions. That is how I found out about soy. I never suspected sugar until I realized that a banana took energy from me and an apple got me fatigued, light-headed and spacey.

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Mushroom, I notice there are quite a few of us who have corn and gluten problems. Your sig line says you've been corn free since 2009. How do you do it? What can I eat besides meat, brown rice, and (some) veggies? Any guidance you could give would be greatly appreciated by me, and by others here, I'm sure.

I was so PROUD and HAPPY when I first started the gluten free diet, and within weeks I felt so much better. Then this corn thing showed up, and I've been struggling ever since. HELP!

The two hard ones with corn are high fructose corn syrup (which isn't good for you anyway) and cornstarch which is in everything!! I never thought I would consider sugar healthy but it is in comparison to HFCS :D Honey and agave (and stevia) work well for sweetening. I am lucky that I have been able to reintroduce corn starch - the more highly refined the corn the better I tolerate it since I think I react to the lectins which are mostly in the skin (to repel predators!). Since either wheat or corn is generally used as filler (some advanced companies are using rice) in medications, you need your meds in gel caps which don't need binders.

Are you able to tolerate any other grains than rice, like sorghum, buckwheat? These work well for me, whereas quinoa and amaranth don't. What about tapioca? You can make a pretty good flour mix with rice flours, tapioca, and sorghum and sweeten with agave - gives a little more nutrition than the straight starches.

Have you ventured out into trying different veggies from what you used to eat? Things like turnips, rutabagas, parsnips, jicama, chard, kale (I've no idea what you used to eat - just some suggestions :P ). I often do a big pan of roast veggies - squash, sweet potato, parsnip, onion, toss in some zucchini later, gives you a variety of coloured veggies, is easy and satisfying. Do it with olive oil and some salt and pepper. If you microwave the veggies lightly first you don't need to have the oven on so long :D ) If you do a lot it will cover more than one meal!

I do think it is way too soon to be thinking of adding things back in. I unsuccessfully tried citrus after a year :( - have not even attempted legumes yet. I can wait. Instead of playing solitaire, play patience (which is what the English call solitaire :lol: )

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I think intolerances can start showing up at any time. I'm not sure what research has been done on people with celiac disease having other intolerances but almost every celiac I know or speak with has something other than gluten that they can no longer eat..mostly it's lactose or soy.

I've been gluten free for 2 years after being diagnosed as celiac in 2009. Around 4 months after my diagnosis I began getting horrific stomach pains which after months I finally realised were as a result of eating bananas. So no more bananas for me and the stomach pains have disappeared. More recently blue berries have started to give me similar pains so no more blueberries for me either. Whenever I eat chick peas or hummus I also get an uncomfortable bloated feeling almost as though I've eaten gluten so I'm still trying to figure out what that's all about...

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