Gluten can be found in some foods that you would not expect. Below are some of the surprising places you might find gluten.
|Dairy||Flavored products, yogurt with toppings,ice cream with added cookies.|
|Breads||Any containing wheat, barley, oats or rye.|
|Cereals||Any containing wheat, barley, oats or rye. Watch for added malt flavoring in otherwise safe grains like corn or rice based cereal.|
|Fruits||* Some pie filling may be thickened with wheat.|
|Some vegetables with added sauces or those with flavoring added such as french fries or breaded vegetables such as onion rings.
|Condiments||Some sauces (barbecue, steak sauce, mustard).|
|Snack Foods||Some potato chips, multi-grain chips, corn chips.|
|Candy||Some have added malt flavoring or wheat.|
|Cake frosting||Some have added wheat for thickening.|
|Soups||Some have added wheat for thickening, pasta added, or in the stock.|
|Pasta||All pasta, unless made from a gluten-free grain. Only purchase those labeled gluten-free.|
|Cookies, Cakes||All except those made from gluten-free grains.Only purchase those labeled gluten-free.|
|Beverages||Malt flavored milk, soy and rice milk can have added malt flavoring.|
|Meat||Imitation seafood, some processed meats.|
* “Some” means that not all products of this category contain gluten, but the ingredients in these products must be reviewed each and every time they are purchased.
Excerpted from Going Gluten Free, created by Karen Warman, MS, RD, LDN. Registered dietititan Boston Children's Hospital.
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