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3/22/10 12:38 P

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not sure where to ask a specific question so will ask here. does anyone know where i can find a gf sandwich wrap that is not a corn tortilla, as it is hard and falls apart. also, is there a gf thin bread? i buy whole foods prairie bread, which is very good, but way too many cals to make a sandwich. thanks for any help.

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Thanks.



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Sorry, no: they consider it a 'medical' condition comparing it to diabetes.

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3/18/10 3:33 P

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Hello all. I am going to try to go gluten-free as my sister was diagnosed about a year ago and it seems that I have many similar symptoms. I saw quite some months ago that the GF Spark Members were circulating a petition for Spark to create a gf meal plan option, which I signed. Did this ever succeed?



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I have worked on finding good recipes for 10 years (that includes the time when there was only Bette Hagman and what a savior she was!) So if you have foods that you really like message me and I will try to help you out. Just remember cooking is chemistry and remembering how you grandma did it. My first cookbook was an 1898 version of Fannie Farmer. Look forward to sharing recipes with you.

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2/28/10 2:56 P

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According to their website, http://www.yellowtailwine.com/roo-facts-am
p-faq , Yellow Tail wines are gluten free.

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2/24/10 8:46 P

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Hi there

Why no Yellow Tail?

Thanks

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TLwhitcomb - I found that it did help when I began eating GF but it took a while, actually longer than I would have liked. At one year I was much improved!! I think I began seeing some results right away but the big improvement took a while. Be patient, it will happen.

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Braggs Soya Sauce is Gluten Free! Most Soya Sauces are darkened with Burnt Barley which is gluten.

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Thanks for that list!!

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12/29/09 12:56 P

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Here's all I could fine for a gluten-free wine list, hope this helps! :) gfkitchen.server101.com/GFAlcohol.ht
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Wine


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Do you have a list of the wines? This may explain why I feel so bad this week! Christmas wine...

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That a great idea MOODFOOD! I do know that Outback Steakhouse has a gluten free menu online. Subway also has a food listing online of what is gluten free & not. I found that if I go online before I go places, I can write down on some paper what I would like before I go, I usually write down 2 or 3 choices this way I am prepared :) Just some more ideas. Have a great day friends!

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12/15/09 1:10 P

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Hi I was diagnosed with Gluten Intolerance a few days ago after many months of pain, testing and frustration. I am so hopeful that this is going to make a difference but I am a little lost on what to eat. I'm really glad to have found you all!

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12/5/09 11:46 A

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One thing that I do when eating out (especially with a group of people) is that I personally walk up to my waiter in private (so I don't make a big deal about it in front of everyone) and ask what's on the menu that I can have. I have multiple food allergies so it's difficult - and SO much easier and less distracting if I can have a one-on-one "talk" with the waiter, instead of going through EACH AND EVERY item in front of everybody.

This way, you get personal rapport with the waiter so s/he can empathize more with your situation. I find they WANT to help me and give me more attention if I do this. I always leave a nice tip.

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Thanks Barb! emoticon

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A good start is to read our sticky topics, including this one. There is a lot of information that will help you. It is best to start a new topic with your specific situation. Also, join a support group. do a google search with your city or area and the words gluten free. You'll be surprised at what there is to help. Barb

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10 Tests that could save your life www.50plus.com/health/10-tests-that-
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Dr. Alejandro Junger - 'Healing the gut' (from Dr. Oz) www.doctoroz.com/videos/3-day-jumpst
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i need help. new to this gluten free thing!

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I was cleaning up my desktop links and came across this blog that lists
"A Month of Gluten Free Meals"
web.me.com/meaganmm/Site/Blog/Entrie
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2009/7/17_A_month_of_gluten-free_meaR>ls,_made_easy.html


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10 Tests that could save your life www.50plus.com/health/10-tests-that-
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Dr. Alejandro Junger - 'Healing the gut' (from Dr. Oz) www.doctoroz.com/videos/3-day-jumpst
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I remember one we cannot have in particular not sure n the others. No YELLOW TAIL

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I'll have to go find the site but it gave a list of certain wines that we can have because they are gluten free. I'll have to post later



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Here's an article I found online, don't know if it really helps...okay pizza is one thing, but if I can't have chardonnay!?!?!


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-free-beer-and-gluten-free-liquor-do-t
hey-exist-and-does-it-matter--793789.html

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Wowee about the wine.....I will look into this....if anyone has a list, that would be great.....

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I'm so with you on sick of being sick! I can't wait to learn how to do this and stick to it AND loose weight!



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OMG! Do you have a list of these wines???????? I never knew! Please let me know if anyone knows which wines this is. Thanks,Robin emoticon

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There are Gluten Free beers out there.

Bards Tale
Redbridge
Hornsbys (Crisp Apple is prefered, they also have an Apple Cider I am ok with but not a favorite)


And a few others Iam not familar with.

If you are a wine drinker I just learned from my Gluten Inotolerance Group that some wine keg makers use a glue that contains gluten. So if the winery uses these wooden kegs made using these glues, the wine will get contamintated.

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Thank you so much for the 25. I am still trying very hard to get use to all of this. I am sick of feeling sick. Have a great day and thank you

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Welcome aboard Robin!

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Thank you for the great info!

Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.

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The first sticky topic in the forum above - Celiac Disease and Gluten-free Group Forum. This should be the link www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_mes
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geboard_thread.asp?board=0x948x2214563


Any suggestions for WAYS TO EAT WELL & STAY HEALTHY ON A GF DIET are welcome on this thread.

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10 Tests that could save your life www.50plus.com/health/10-tests-that-
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Dr. Alejandro Junger - 'Healing the gut' (from Dr. Oz) www.doctoroz.com/videos/3-day-jumpst
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Which page would that be and I will join in. Thanks for the invite. Still working on finding my way around the site. Robin emoticon

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Welcome Robin,
You should join us in our main thread where we do all our chit chat and catching up. Barb

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10 Tests that could save your life www.50plus.com/health/10-tests-that-
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Dr. Alejandro Junger - 'Healing the gut' (from Dr. Oz) www.doctoroz.com/videos/3-day-jumpst
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Thanks for the welcome, I have tried to log my foods in the nutrition tracker and did my workout for today...lets see if I can lose some weight! emoticon

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Hi,I am celic and I have just found SparkPeople today and hope with all of you on this site to try and lose the 20 lbs I have put on. I got hit by a car last Oct. and sat and ate....Or so it looks like. Now that I can be more active I want to get rid of this weight! Can some of you share what you eat to lose weight? I try to restrict carbs but now I find I am not supposed to. I have been going to the gym and watching what I eat and still not losing an ounce! Help. (I am also allergic to cow's milk and egg yolks)Thank you all for any suggestions you can give. emoticon emoticon

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I have recently been diagnosed with a gluten intolerance. This has been really helpful to me. Thank you. Does anyone know how i can get a glucose free meal plan on here? Thanks again to all of you for all of you wonderful info.

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I made blueberry pancakes tonight using the Red Mill GF pancake mix. Delicious. Careful on calories. I ate one with nothing on it and counted it as 200 calories. 1 and 1/2 cups of mix said it made 8 pancakes. Well, I got 6 pancakes made. They said one was 150 calories. The pancakes did stick to my frying pan. I had to use more olive oil.

chris (about 7 days GF) and mostly dairy free, too

GOAL: Reduce A1C,BP,tryglicerides,and weight. HOW? By not eating added sugar, using Omega3s, base meals on veggies, water aerobics at least 3X week and using NuStep when I can't get to the pool.

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Baking Bread vs. Store bought. I usually bake my own bread and freeze it. It take me about 6 weeks to go through a loaf. The results I have found also depend on the whether outside.
I recently found a Store bought bread that is pretty good. It isn't as dense as the others. It is Flaxseed bread by Glutino. I found it at Whole foods. I also found that it you ask a store to carry it they will because they want your business.

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www.diet.com/dietblogs/print_blog.ph
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Helpful article from Tricia Thompson quoting Dr. Fasano re: CD vs gluten sensitivity.

KNOWLEDGE = POWER. BODY = TEMPLE. FOOD = MEDICINE. PREVENTION IS THE CURE. YOU ARE WHAT YOU ABSORB!
One person's food is another person's poison.
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Celiac Disease: An autoimmune reaction from eating gluten grains: wheat, rye, barley and contaminated oats=nutrient deficiency=cancer. Have 1 of 300 symptoms? bit.ly/cdsymptoms
CD stories: bit.ly/cdstories
Nutrition/Cancer: bit.ly/Quillinnutrition


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This article is very helpful. Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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I baked a GF bread from a mix last week. I like the taste and am glad to have some bread again. I also found a store with a GF section and got some of the brown riceflour bread. So I finally had some toast.

Dr gave me the name of a couple more stores to try.

Have a good day.
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Thanks for the post. Very informative. I admit I have really left out bread. I will have to get in the habit of trying to bake a loaf or two a month and see how freezing it goes.

I have not tried the stuff in the store... it just looks too foreign to me!
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Thank You so much for this post. For a "newbie" to the gluten-free lifestyle this is very helpful. GOD
BLESS!

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This post has been wonderful - I have found it very hard to find diet/nutrition message boards on Spark people particular to gluten/celiac and am so exited I've finally found one!

Now I just have to find the nerve to post more often!
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I carry them with me always ... and forget to use them (mainly because I return to my fave restaurants who mostly understand.) :P

However, another idea is to make enlarged copies of the cards for the chefs/cooks.

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I use them and find them very helpful

Been to Tombouctou and back! Truely! (Timbuktu in English) photos and more Travel Adventures at www.flickr.com/photos/cdnnomad/sets
Recognizing Celiac Disease www.recognizingceliacdisease.
com/21.html

10 Tests that could save your life www.50plus.com/health/10-tests-that-
could-save-your-life/1676/

Dr. Alejandro Junger - 'Healing the gut' (from Dr. Oz) www.doctoroz.com/videos/3-day-jumpst
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Oooh, just found a link to the dining cards in the initial post of this thread!

So now that I have one...do any of you use these? What has your experience been?

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What a great article. Do any of you carry around "cards" that list what ingredients you CAN'T eat? I've seen mention of them in a few different places, but I haven't actually FOUND them. I'm thinking that having something that you could hand to a server, who could show it to the cook, could help avoid having to send back food...

Those are not my feet. The scale aptly says: Go Run.

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Been accidentally glutened? I have once, but I just let it ride out. I saw this article and found it interesting. I hope it's helpful for someone who may need it. If you try the suggested ideas, please come back to share how it went.

bit.ly/aIjujL

From Celiac.com:

When Mistakes Happen, Focus on Comfort (How Celiacs can More Quickly Recover from Gluten Exposure)
Celiac.com 09/25/2008 - Even after identifying yourself as having a wheat or gluten allergy and asking for a specially prepared meal, it is a common mistake to have a server deliver soup with crackers, or the entree with a side of Texas toast. I get frustrated just thinking about the number of times my salad has arrived with croutons. However, getting upset, or pointedly reminding the server can ruin the ambiance of the meal, as well as leave a bad impression with your dinner companions. It is helpful to remember that you are in the very small minority of their customers, and simply consider it an honest mistake. Do not remove the croutons, crackers, cheese, etc. and eat your contaminated food—SEND IT BACK TO THE KITCHEN—politely, please. State that you cannot eat what they have brought you, and repeat that you are allergic to the offending food. Use the opportunity to gently remind your server and educate them about gluten. Hopefully the next time they will be more conscientious.

If you are wheat or gluten intolerant, and have the genetic component that leads to celiac disease, there is no going back to gluten. As your body heals, you may think that you will be able to cheat once in a while, and that your sensitivity to gluten will decrease once you are not getting "too much". In fact, the opposite seems to be true. Once the body begins to get rid of its toxic load, heal damaged tissues, and regain health, it becomes more sensitive to gluten. I see this over and over again in the clients I counsel, and in my cooking class students. You will know right away if you cheat, or if you are accidentally "glutened". Your body, fortunately or unfortunately, will tell you. It is important to learn techniques to sooth your symptoms as much as possible until recovery takes place.

Symptoms of gluten exposure in a gluten-intolerant person can vary widely, but some commonly reported ones are abdominal discomfort, bloating, pain, swelling (sometimes extreme) and cramping, followed by diarrhea, or loose stools. For those with dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), even very minor exposure can provoke itching and a return of a healed or nearly healed rash. Others report headaches, or experience a sudden decrease in alertness and clarity of thought.

Short-term treatment strategies for gluten exposure include taking an over-the-counter anti-histamine (check with your pharmacist for gluten ingredients), drinking nettle leaf tea (a natural anti-histamine), and using a warm castor oil pack over your upper or lower abdomen, wherever the pain and cramping are centered.

Longer-term strategies include rebuilding your intestinal health through following an anti-inflammatory diet, taking supplements like L-Glutamine, coconut oil, fat-soluble vitamins A, E, D, and K, Calcium, Magnesium, B-Vitamins, Essential fatty acids (EFA's), and probiotics. Dr. Thomas O'Bryan, a nationally recognized speaker on celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, also recommends Carnitine, an amino acid, in the treatment of celiac/gluten intolerance. L-Carnitine helps in the absorption and transport of essential fatty acids into cells, and also helps to protect nerve membranes from free-radical damage.

You may have good results with the tummy rescue smoothie recipe below, which I developed in response to a "gluten emergency" of my own. The healing properties of each ingredient are also listed. Puree in blender until smooth, and slightly thickened. It is most soothing when consumed while still warm from the hot tea

Tummy Rescue Smoothie:

1 cup hot freshly brewed nettle leaf tea (anti-histamine, anti-spasmodic)
¼ cup Santa-Cruz pear juice (flavoring/sweetener - pears are the least allergenic of fruits)
¼ - ½ teaspoon whole fennel seed (reduces gas & bloating)
2 Tablespoons slippery elm powder (healing & soothing to mucous membranes and the gut)
1 Tablespoon flax seed oil (soothing, anti-inflammatory)
¼ - ½ cup rice milk (hypoallergenic, use to thin to desired consistency)

This smoothie is best consumed in small sips over an hour or so. Magnesium also helps with pain and relaxes muscle spasms, so taking a little extra magnesium may be of benefit. For severe symptoms, drink the smoothie while reclining in bed, with a warm castor oil pack over the abdomen, covered by a heating pad set on low. Do not leave the pack in place for more than an hour.

There is also an enzyme coming on the market that may help reduce some symptoms of gluten exposure, although this product is in no way meant to replace the gluten-free diet. Use it only for emergencies.


Edited by: DOTSLADY at: 9/23/2010 (13:35)
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Hi. Here's something I came across and thought of you regarding more pain after gf diet than before (this was true for me also):

Quote from www.glutensyndrome.net :

"The Strong Survive

(A reason why reactions to dietary "mistakes" may become stronger after healing takes place)


When a patient is sensitized to a substance and then removes exposure to the substance, most of the affected cells' reactive activity may "go to sleep", and the irritation/intolerance reactions are calmed. However, upon exposure to even a very small amount of the offending substance, only the strongest cells may "wake up" to react. The cells that "wake up" may the be the strongest cells in the pack, and they reproduce more strong cells. This phenomena predetermines that individual reactions after general removal of the offending substance may be stronger than before general removal."
end quote.

As for food tracker here, it's not set up for gf, I'm sure you noticed. I've suggested it, others have also, but so far, no go. It just may take some time - it would be SUCH a boon for gf'ers! Anyway, a lot of us have shared our gf food items. You can find gf listings by arbitrarily entering someone from a gf team into the query field in your nutrition log (or enter my name, GFNomad, Sunclay - those I remember). We've started a thread sharing member's names, but I haven't time to find it either - just look at our old threads in the gen'l discussion (to import: start at Nutrition tab, Add a Food, Import from Other Members and from there it's self-explanatory).

So, no, I don't use the predesigned food menus. Some people just substitute gf food for gluten food on the menu. You still need to enter the gf food into your "favorites" or pantry, I like to call it. I also started a thread for sharing "good" days ... it'll be under general discussion forum also. I think for me anyway, I tend to not focus on gluten-free food anymore: I'm trying to up my vegetables, protein, then fruits in that order, oh, and water. That's just me. I grow tired of reading labels, but do when I have to!

What I like about the food tracker is seeing it in black and white - the breakdown of where my calories are going. What you're doing with peanut butter, I did with Yoplait yogurt, so I understand where you are. Peanut butter calories add up fast and must leave you hungry sometimes even if it's a protein. I found the more colorful your diet is, the more nourished you feel, and you'll be less likely to snack, binge, overeat. Today I snacked all day and I'm awantin' something right now. Better get to bed! lol

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Edited by: DOTSLADY at: 8/17/2008 (01:43)
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One person's food is another person's poison.
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CD stories: bit.ly/cdstories
Nutrition/Cancer: bit.ly/Quillinnutrition


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