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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Having just been diagnosed with celiac disease I am now in a bit of a tough position sport wise.

Before my diagnosis my diet on the day of a football match (I referee the game here in the UK) consisted mainly of Cereal, pasta and other high carb wheat based foods.

Obviously now I can't do this and while I have been eating the gluten-free versions I have found that my energy levels have dropped hugely and I am getting tried far too quickly during matches.

I was lucky today that I managed to go 70 minutes before I started to feel my legs go weak on me because I didn't have enough reserve in my body to keep going. However in the past it's been sometimes 10 minutes into the match and I've suddenly felt that drop in energy.

Does anyone have any suggestions as to what food stocks I could use in order to maintain and increase those energy levels. Also what drinks can I have for before during and after the match? Water is pretty much uselss to get me going although it does refresh the body and apparently these energy drinks have gultens in them so my main source of fluid is out at present.

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I drink Gatorade and Propel or Powerade...all of which are gluten free

Try eating something like cashews, peanuts, an apple with peanut butter...these are high in fat and calories and give alot of energy...I eat these throughout games...also sunflower seeds are good

Eggs give you protein and are good to have as well...

Hope this helps :D

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I will certinally give them a go.

Must admit I am not a fan of peanuts, but I will give them a shot as I always react to Sunflower seeds (and oil).

Bit of a tough balance at the moment trying to eat the right foods and alsy keep my weight down to maintain match fitness but with the end of the season just a few weeks away I can at least use the summer to adjust.

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If you don't like peanuts and that kind of thing then try something else don't force anything down...

Yogurts are good too(make sure they are gluten-free) I eat Yoplait which will not hide anything....

Ensure has high calorie and high nutrients in their drinks....

Meats are a good source of protein....

There are gluten free breads and cereals as well if that is the kind of thing you are looking for but are not the best for energy unless you have some sort of protein with it.

If you need more info just let me know :D

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Meat isn't an option for me, been veggie for years and I'm not likely to revert back.

However I have been eating the gluten-free breads and cereals for months now, even before my diagnosis, and find them better than regular cereals, so I will look to replace with those. Protien wise I will have to find some alternitive source to aid the carbs.

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I like your new logo. As your proteins used to be met by gluten and as you are a vegetarian, beans pulses and if you can stand them, nuts & seeds, are probably the main ways to go. Some may need soaking first (and then rinsing) before cooking. Lentils have a texture I enjoy, some Indian dishes have lentils in them (I think they are called dhansak).

I need to do more of this, myself.

Be guided by labels of drinks (or make up your own). If you get stuck with brands in the UK, the UK section of the forum is a good place to quiz us other locals about any such thing, I could ask for you at a shop or two if you're not near suitable ones.

Have you got lists of suitable foods, products and ingredients?

May the best teams win!

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Exeter isn't too bad for shop's there are a couple which I can get ingrediants from. Annoyingly it now involves me having to learn to cook my own food, before hand I could chuck something in the microwave and no problems.

I haven't got my suitable food list yet because I am being refered to a dietician who will be able to go into the diet in more depth, so at the moment I am having to grab around in the dark a bit in order to make do. I know I am still getting gluten shots because of some of the food I am eating, but just by taking out breads, cereal and pasta it has made a diffrence.

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Here is a link to lists about forbidden foods, safe foods, and other things to be aware of.

Is this a celiac dietician you are going to see? I had many people tell me I could have Spelt(which I can't its a form of wheat) so make sure they don't tell you anything bogus.

Also does anyone in your house still eat gluten containing foods? If you have a spouse make sure if they eat gluten they mouthwash or brush their teeth before kissing you because of getting gluten ingested.

Their are high protein bars that are available some of which are gluten free. In my previous posts I mentioned some foods, hopefully some of which will help. If you eat veggies before a game make sure you add something with protein in their to give you energy....Good luck :D

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