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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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I, too have been recently diagnosed with celiac. Not very surprising since

I'm allergic to most proteins anyway. I still have to wait 3 more weeks to

meet with a dietitian. Any advice to someone who is allergic to corn, soy,

beans, shellfish, fish, chicken, nuts, chocolate, some fruits/veggies, eggs and

dairy, etc.? (I don't eat meat, but do eat organic - it's easier)

I'm a "sports playing- 2 job working single mom".

Thanks!

Alicia

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get plenty of fat? (avocados, oil, coconut (if you can have it)) I say that as a hypoglycemic, where too much starch bothers me. other than that, I'm not a big help... if you can have rice, you can get powdered rice proteins that you can use in baking to help increase the protein in your diet...

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I use ground flax instead of eggs in my baking; you could probably use water instead of milk, or try Rice Dream; I just plain avoid everything else I'm allergic to. It makes life much easier than trying to substitute.

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I have most of those same problems...howeever, I do eat meat so I have some at each meal, very plain--Bette Hagman's books seem very good for allergic people and she has suggestions for alternative ingredients. I checked them out from the local library and have now asked for them for Christmas from my family.

-Kate

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Thanks to all for the help -

a note on the Rice Dream, I've read that it is not considered gluten free

due to it's processing (with oat I think), I used to drink it.

I recently found "hemp seed" by Nutiva for protein - it is not from the illegal plant,

so as long as I can get it - I'm using it.

:D

Alicia

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