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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Dear Dairy/casein Free Friends, Do You Cook With Ghee?
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And have you had any problems with it? 

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I don't. I would be afraid it would make me sick.

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A friend whose son also has an auto-immune disease that has food triggers including dairy, uses ghee safely.

 

The reason for this, the butter has been "clarified" breaking down the proteins.  The proteins are what cause the reactions.  It is a personal decision.  I understand the logic, as my daughter was put on amino acid formula.

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It depends on why you are avoiding dairy. I would never let my dairy allergic child have it.

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StephanieL, I'm avoiding because of the casein protein. I'm not allergic to dairy. Thank you for your responses! I will probably not be incorporating ghee into my diet. :) 

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Whenever I have Indian curry cooked with ghee I don't feel too good afterwards...

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