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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Even though I went on the gluten free diet 8 years ago, I never could get my weight back. I did get better, but still had major problems. Last year, I ended up in the hospital. I was severely underweight, and was in pain in the gut something awful. It seemed everytime I ate rice, I got the cramps. I decided to cut out all grains and just eat potatoes for starch.(against the speacialists advice). I signed myself out, luckily found a very high quality enzyme, and gained 50 pounds in 9 months. No more hyperhungry, no more cramps, and I eat my spuds every day. Boring foods, but I feel much better. Anyone relate to this?

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It's not very common at all in the US or Europe, but rice allergy isn't unheard of in countries that rely more heavily on rice. I'm sorry you had to find out the hard way, though, and glad you're doing better these days.

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Greetings

Grissomz I can not eat rice either.

The last rice I tryed was Minute Rice instant. Not really sure if that is gluten free or not. But I was sick for 3days vomiting and severe diarrhea, bent over with cramps.

That was within 20min of eating it :(

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Rice is a big no-no for me! Last time I ate it, I wound up in the ER for anaphlaxis. It is related to grass, which I am allergic to.

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