Help For the Gluten Intolerant

There are myriads of ingredients found in food items or products that a certain person can have an allergic reaction to. Such allergic reactions could trigger even more disturbing, and even debilitating, symptoms. These symptoms might hinder such person from doing his daily tasks efficiently.

For instance, if a person is allergic to iodine, when he or she gets to ingest shellfish, it could trigger such troubling symptoms.

Some severe symptoms can include a restriction of the airway. It may lead to the death of the person. Yup, as morbid as it may sound, allergies can be that extreme.

Other food products that individuals can be allergic to include peanuts, products that contain peanuts, milk, egg, soy, etc. Another food allergen that may trigger various reactions to some people is gluten. It isn’t really a secret that gluten is found in our staple foods, foods that we eat on a daily basis. Bread, pasta, stuff like that.

Therefore, it is important to know what gluten is and know what food products that gluten can be found in.

Breads are practically the most popular food item that contains gluten, but there is a wide array of food stuff that contain this dreaded gluten. Some of those products that contain gluten can include pizza, various types of pasta, pretzels and beer. Beer may contain gluten because it is a barley based product.

That said, if you’re trying to steer clear of gluten, it goes without saying that you should know what ingredients every food product that you purchase. You must always check the label. It always goes a long way in helping you stay gluten-free.

Gluten Free Handbook