• Ads by Google:
     




    Get email alerts Celiac.com E-Newsletter

    Ads by Google:



       Get email alertsCeliac.com E-Newsletter

  • Announcements

    • admin

      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

      This Celiac.com FAQ on celiac disease will guide you to all of the basic information you will need to know about the disease, its diagnosis, testing methods, a gluten-free diet, etc.   Subscribe to FREE Celiac.com email alerts What are the major symptoms of celiac disease? Celiac Disease Symptoms What testing is available for celiac disease? - list blood tests, endo with biopsy, genetic test and enterolab (not diagnostic) Celiac Disease Screening Interpretation of Celiac Disease Blood Test Results Can I be tested even though I am eating gluten free? How long must gluten be taken for the serological tests to be meaningful? The Gluten-Free Diet 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Going Gluten-Free Is celiac inherited? Should my children be tested? Ten Facts About Celiac Disease Genetic Testing Is there a link between celiac and other autoimmune diseases? Celiac Disease Research: Associated Diseases and Disorders Is there a list of gluten foods to avoid? Unsafe Gluten-Free Food List (Unsafe Ingredients) Is there a list of gluten free foods? Safe Gluten-Free Food List (Safe Ingredients) Gluten-Free Alcoholic Beverages Distilled Spirits (Grain Alcohols) and Vinegar: Are they Gluten-Free? Where does gluten hide? Additional Things to Beware of to Maintain a 100% Gluten-Free Diet Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

Nutty Flax Cereal
0

15 posts in this topic

This thread got me to thinking about Nutty Flax, my favorite (and allegedly) gluten-free cereal.

http://www.glutenfreeforum.com/index.php?s...mp;#entry364688

Folks reported reactions. I was initially skeptical as you can see, and now I'm not quite sure. I noticed a gluten-sort of brain fog that didn't seem like it could be attributable to anything else, among other things. So I'm experimenting with cutting it out.

I am curious as to others' experiences. I suppose my reaction could be to something else; it is often so hard to pin down what one is reacting to. I react to a number of different things, but only gluten gives me a bad two day brain fog.

I would hate to give up this product without reason. They claim to be gluten-free and that they periodically test. The cereal is higher in fiber than any other gluten-free cereal I've found, plus it has omega 3s. I also like to have variety in breakfast, and eliminating this product will make that pretty hard, given my other food restrictions.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:
Ads by Google:


I eat it all the time and don't ever react...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My son and I eat that product all the time without any reaction.

Hope you get to the bottom of what is bothering youur system. :)

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think I was reacting to it as well. I stopped eating it as a result. I may try it again when i am completely healthy (or as close as it gets!).

I am curious as to others' experiences.
0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I eat the Nutty Rice all the time and have a box of the Nutty Flax that I was waiting for a day that I was going to be home just in case I do react becuase I never know what will affect me.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Ads by Google:


Sorghum and flax can both cause problems for people with leaky gut. Sorghum is also known to be one of the moldier grains, so that can be a problem for some people too (especially people who have other conditions or haven't completely healed). So...if you react...it might not be from gluten...

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'll be curious to hear what happens when you cut it out. I eat it a lot....and honestly, I haven't been feeling all that great for the last couple of weeks, but it's not my usual gluten reaction. It's more head-fog type stuff. Maybe I'll try going without for a few days, too....give me a good excuse to gorge myself on homemade pancakes, lol!

Rhonda

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
This thread got me to thinking about Nutty Flax, my favorite (and allegedly) gluten-free cereal.

http://www.glutenfreeforum.com/index.php?s...mp;#entry364688

Folks reported reactions. I was initially skeptical as you can see, and now I'm not quite sure. I noticed a gluten-sort of brain fog that didn't seem like it could be attributable to anything else, among other things. So I'm experimenting with cutting it out.

I am curious as to others' experiences. I suppose my reaction could be to something else; it is often so hard to pin down what one is reacting to. I react to a number of different things, but only gluten gives me a bad two day brain fog.

I would hate to give up this product without reason. They claim to be gluten-free and that they periodically test. The cereal is higher in fiber than any other gluten-free cereal I've found, plus it has omega 3s. I also like to have variety in breakfast, and eliminating this product will make that pretty hard, given my other food restrictions.

I'm not sure what cereal it is but it says "nut free and gluten free" it has flaxseeds in it. But both times i have eaten it i get the same reaction i get from eating gluten.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I'll be curious to hear what happens when you cut it out. I eat it a lot....and honestly, I haven't been feeling all that great for the last couple of weeks, but it's not my usual gluten reaction. It's more head-fog type stuff. Maybe I'll try going without for a few days, too....give me a good excuse to gorge myself on homemade pancakes, lol!

Rhonda

Did you try going without the cereal? If so, what was your experience?

I got feeling really well off the cereal. I tried it again a three days ago -- yesterday and the day before I was dreadfully brainfogged and suddenly constipated.

I wonder if the particular batch from my last box was CCed with gluten or soy? I eat Bob's Red Mill hot cereal that has sorghum in it and often put flax seed on it -- and this doesn't seem to bother me.

In the meantime, I'm rather reluctant to try Nutty Flax again, whatever the problem is. Unfortunate, because I do like it.

Of course, it always could be something else, but I didn't eat out or have anything I haven't had before.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Did you try going without the cereal? If so, what was your experience?

I haven't eaten Nutty Flax since your post....and I've been feeling great! Hmm......I may try it again this week and see what happens. I'm a bit apprehensive, considering that it made you feel bad again. I don't want to lose the only gluten-free cereal that I really like! I have been enjoying all the homemade pancakes, though! :-) I'll let you know what happens when I try it again. Y'know, I meant to mention something back when I replied to your original post - my local health food store couldn't get Nutty Flax (they could get the Nutty Rice, but not the Flax) for about a month or so. I kept asking about it....they said they ordered it, but didn't receive it. Then, suddenly, it was available again. Wonder if they had a supply or production problem of some sort.....and how would you go about finding out if they did?

Rhonda

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I will be interested in hearing your reaction. I still have an opened box of Nutty Flax. Looking at my food diary, I realized that I did go to the hair salon on the day I ate the NF. I know some products contain wheat. My stylist carefully select ones that don't but I suppose there could be stuff breathed in, not that I sat near anyone else ... This is probably a long shot, though. I don't remember ever feeling bad the days after I went to the salon.

I hate it when I have to do all this detective work and second guessing. I may challenge NF again, sometime when I don't have anything planned for the next couple days where I have to think.

Right now I'm avoiding sorghum & flax, just to make sure. I'm making my own grains overnight in the crockpot. Probably better than processed food plus I don't have to worry about CC. On another thread, someone mentioned that some folk felt glutened after Bob's Red Mill gluten-free hot cereal :( So I'm at the "oh, to heck with it" stage and avoiding commercial cereals altogether.

What is your homemade pancake recipe? Is it dairy and egg-free, or adjustable to be? I've only had pancakes once since diagnosis. They were made from a mix and weren't right at all.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
What is your homemade pancake recipe? Is it dairy and egg-free, or adjustable to be? I've only had pancakes once since diagnosis. They were made from a mix and weren't right at all.

I'm very happy with my pancake recipe. It took a few months, and lots of flubs, to come up with it. I use an egg, but I'm sure you could use egg replacer. It's already dairy/soy free (we don't do dairy or soy here.)

1 egg (or equivalent replacer)

3/4 c. rice milk (or almond milk)

2 tbsp. canola oil

1/2 c. flour blend (I use Tom Sawyer, which contains xanthan gum and gelatin)

1/2 c. teff flour

2 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

2 tbsp. sugar (optional)

I usually add mashed banana, or grated apples, and nuts or chocolate chips. When I add "sweet stuff", I leave the sugar out. Recently I added some pureed pumpkin and a little cinnamon - yum! Hope you can use this. I was pretty distraught when I couldn't make decent pancakes for my kids....I made it my mission to be able to do so, lol!

I'll try the NF sometime this week - like you said, when I don't have anything important to do later.

Rhonda

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The Nutty Flax really bothered me. I think I can't tolerate the sorghum.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

My wife makes banana bran muffins with Nutty Flax all of the time and none of have ever reacted to it.

0

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
0

  • Forum Statistics

    • Total Topics
      106,772
    • Total Posts
      932,324
  • Member Statistics

    • Total Members
      64,243
    • Most Online
      3,093

    Newest Member
    Tracy210t
    Joined
  • Popular Now

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Are you sure he didn't eat pizza or a cookie?  If you weren't there.....  just a thought.  And, is this his usual reaction to gluten?  Do you really know that it is from gluten..... I mean...positive he got some gluten and this happens?  For example - I realized after I ate something that it wasn't what I thought it was.... so I know my reaction from gluten for certain.   The thing is, it just seems extreme for a teeny amount of gluten.  I just don't want you to miss something because you blame it on gluten.  It's a natural thing to blame everything on gluten. I feel this is his reaction to gluten, he needs to learn to recognize that it is irrational and learn to manage it.  If that means he stays in his room with soft music and a punching bag.... no matter what the cause of this episode - you definitely need to talk about it.  Maybe several times.  I know with my boys, you might have to explain what concerns you and maybe a brief why it concerns you ( tho this behavior probably needs no " why "it worries you).   They may need to think about it for a while or give you a partial answer today and discuss more in depth tomorrow.
    • Potato chips are usually gluten-free. If there is a concern, it is in an added flavor. I haven't seen a problem except for some BBQ flavors, and even then rarely. Wheat must be declared on the label in Canada and the USA. Rye and Barley do not need to be declared in the US, but in practice they are not hidden. That leaves dextrose which is a pure sugar and is gluten-free no matter where from what it was derived. Potato chips are very high in salt. The potatoes themselves provide a lot of sugar through carbohydrates. Just saying...
    • Hi, Welcome. Have you taken your son to the doctor yet? If you believe gluten is his problem, then I suggest you talk with your doctor about getting him tested. Could he be behaving badly due to reasons other than diet?
    • Hello, my 10 year old son, who is celiac, ate some potato chips (which likely had wheat or dextrose as ingredients as they were flavored chips) today at a end of school year gathering. He became very argumentative and misplaced several items in his room and blamed his siblings and us. As the evening wore on, my son became increasingly irrational, yelling and screaming, saying that he felt fine and that he couldn't understand why he was acting badly. My husband and I had no success reasoning with him over the course of hours and eventually he ended up in his room and fell asleep. Tonight was a "severe" outburst with my son almost picking an argument with everything and anyone. It was extremely difficult just to be in the house with him as he makes "grumping" noises and is incorrigible when he gets into gluten. I'm wondering if anyone has experience with this age kid and the behavioral manifestations of accidentally eating things that contain gluten. My husband and I felt completely wiped out after this episode. I fear that my son's behavior, if not contained, will lead him to bad choices/ irrational choices and I know I can't be with him every minute of the day. After this episode passes in a few days, he will likely be reasonable but how do we get him to understand how he is when glutened? Should we bring up this episode and talk about it?
    • Barilla makes great tasting gluten free pasta, Etalia makes a great artisan style bread, Canyon Bakehouse makes great bagels and sandwich bread so your good to go there. Canyon also makes focaccia but I've never tried it and it couldn't possibly compare to my sisters focaccia.
  • Upcoming Events