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I've done a lot of searching, both on the web and through this forum regarding Powerade.

My challenge is that somehow I was glutened. I returned to the gym this week finally, and after my workouts I drank powerade.

On Wednesday I started to bloat and constipate. Today was really painful, I could barely make it through my work day.

Naturally, I'm going through every single thing I had taken in on Monday-Wednesday. The only thing that didn't specifically say gluten-free was the Powerade. In searches that go back 5 or 6 years, others also have wondered if the Ade got them.

So just bringing up the product once more to see if anybody has similar suspicions.

Ron

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Did you have the no calorie version? Artificial sweeteners can bloat you. Some of them bother me. Otherwise, Powerade should be gluten-free. I don't care for it so I haven't read the ingredients lately. Very few commercial mass produced drinks have gluten in them.

DId you check with the company that makes them? Says they are all gluten-free.

http://www.coca-cola.co.uk/faq/ingredients/are-your-drinks-suitable-for-those-with-gluten-intolerance-coeliac-disease.html

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I've heard that only two of the powerade flavors are gluten free. You may want to switch drinks or check which flavors are the gluten-free ones. Good luck! :)

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I let my son drink it.

He hasn't had a reaction. He only drinks the red and the blue one.

He has drank it after wrestling practice every day for 7 months.

It's summer now so he's drinking Kool-aid.

He gets really sick and feels like glass is in his stomach if he gets gluten.

He's not had a reaction from Powerade.

Hope you figure out what got you.

It's tough to know sometimes.

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I had gotten a case at Sam's before I was diagnosed. It's the grape, blue, and red ION4 case. I found something on another site that was dated 2012 that showed ION4 all flavors were safe. But yes - in my searches I did find previous postings that only those 2 flavors were gluten-free.

I am one of the people allergic to artificial sweeteners - so no, they are not the zero or reduced calorie versions.

It's just the only thing I can think of. Otherwise I've eaten only fresh meats, fruits, or Amy's Organic gluten-free bowls or Evol's gluten-free bowls.

Hopefully tomorrow will be better.

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Check with the company, not someone's mother's cousins plumber says only the green ones are gluten-free. :D

I posted the link before, but this is what they say. Also, if you read the ingredients, they don't have any gluten listed in the 3 I read. Powerade is a Coca cola product.

"None of the Coca‑Cola or Schweppes brands contain gluten, milk, egg or soya. People with gluten intolerance or coeliac disease should talk to their healthcare provider about including soft drinks as part of their diet."

Also, if you read the ingredients, some of them! Including Ion, do have artificial sweeteners like sucralose.

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Otherwise I've eaten only fresh meats, fruits, or Amy's Organic gluten-free bowls or Evol's gluten-free bowls.

Hopefully tomorrow will be better.

Some have had issues with CC with Amy's products. Perhaps that is what got you.

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Ron. I think the very same thing happened to me. It was the red powerade in the bigger size. It wasn't as intense as a food glutening but still knew something bad happened. This was around a month ago I think. I can drink the grape one with no problem. It's a mystery.

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Ron. I think the very same thing happened to me. It was the red powerade in the bigger size. It wasn't as intense as a food glutening but still knew something bad happened. This was around a month ago I think. I can drink the grape one with no problem. It's a mystery.

I did have the red one on the day in question. It was about 36 hours of heavy discomfort, joint pain, mental fog, and reduced vision, but today I'm coming back.

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I did have the red one on the day in question. It was about 36 hours of heavy discomfort, joint pain, mental fog, and reduced vision, but today I'm coming back.

Lesson learned: Ron and Colleen have to stay away from red Poweraid!!! :lol:

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