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      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 What if my doctor won't listen to me? An Open Letter to Skeptical Health Care Practitioners Gluten-Free recipes: Gluten-Free Recipes Where can I buy gluten-free stuff? Support this site by shopping at The Celiac.com Store.

Is There A List Online Of Basic Gluten-Containing Ingredients?
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I have been trying to make my own. And have scoured the internet for hours.

It would really help to have a list I can laminate and bring with me to the grocery store, or keep in the car. That way if I need a snack or want to buy something new, I can scan the list and the ingredients on the product label.

I know things can be cross contacted....but just a general list for me would be a great start to all of this (newbie).

Anyone have any good links of what to watch out for?

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Try these links for useful information:

Unsafe ingredients.

Safe ingredients.

Here's a list of companies that have a clear gluten policy. If you don't see "wheat, rye, barley, barley malt, oats" on the labels, its not there, or hidden in "flavors, starches, etc."

Thank you so much for this!

This is a great help and good place for me to start.

Felt overwhelmed at first by it all.

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Sophers    0

I have been diagnosed with gluten intolerance a week ago. I found an app for the IPhone called UPC scanner. You can personalize your preferences for different ingredients or allergens, scan the barcode, and it let's you know if the item has those ingredients and highlights the 'bad' ingredients. I found it extremely useful the first time I went grocery shopping and I used it to go through the items in my kitchen too. If it doesn't have the item on file (I found that it has majority of the items I scanned excluding store brands) you can upload a pic of the ingredients and they will add it to their file.

Hope this helps you!

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raea2002    1

when I first went gluten free I bought a book that is a shoppers guide for the store. It lists food that is safe, it tells you what brands and such. That maybe helpful as well. I got it from the gluten free mall.

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