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Wheat Gluten Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Wheat Gluten.

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Is Gluten-Free the Way to Be?

It's blamed for a host of ailments: headaches, digestive distress, weight gain, poor immune function, hormonal disruption, and even behavioral problems in children. But does gluten, the natural-occurring protein found in wheat, barley, rye and so...  Read more

7 Whole-Grain Pastas You've Never Tried

Pasta is such a versatile food, it’s no wonder it’s so popular. A survey conducted by the National Pasta Association found that 77% of Americans eat pasta at least once per week. Used as a side dish or main entree, eaten hot or cold, topp...  Read more

How to Feed a Vegetarian

It’s 6 o’clock. Your guests should be arriving in less than an hour. Then your friend calls. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Her new boyfriend, who's a vegetarian. One night at the dinner table, your teenage daughter announce...  Read more

10 Habits of Unsuccessful Dieters

What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda...  Read more

Desserts That Love You Back

So you've decided to adopt a heart-healthy diet. That doesn't mean that you have to give up all delicious foods. You can have it all--even dessert! It just means that you need to be smart about your choices of sweet treats. We've rounded...  Read more

I've recently gone gluten free and I've lost 10% o
Updated 1/31/2016 3:08:55 PM

I've recently gone gluten free and I've lost 10% of my body weight so I'm down to 108 lbs. I'm 5'8 so I know this isn't healthy but I'm not sure how to gain weight. I'm trying to eat more than normal but it's not making a difference. Any tips?...  Read more

Losing weight with a gluten free way of life. Ho
Updated 1/29/2016 10:31:45 AM

Losing weight with a gluten free way of life. How do you lose weight?...  Read more

My family enjoys couscous, kamut, bulgur wheat, an
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My family enjoys couscous, kamut, bulgur wheat, and polenta. My kids dislike quinoa, so I don't make it too often....  Read more

What's your favorite gluten free snack?
Updated 1/27/2016 4:46:57 PM

What's your favorite gluten free snack?...  Read more

Out of wheat bread this morning. I ended up using
Updated 1/26/2016 10:10:50 AM

Out of wheat bread this morning. I ended up using white. Turns out it doesn't taste as good as I remember. Since we don't have money to buy more bread (or other food) for a couple more weeks, I will probably just cut out out bread entirely....  Read more

Ease Arthritis Pain

Every pound puts excess stress on the joints. Drink tart cherry juice or eat tart cherries to relieve some pain and also almonds. Stay away from food that form acid in the body & red, green & yellow peppers, potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplants. It i...  Read more

Bahama Rice Burgers

Bahama Rice Burgers are made from rice - no soy, no wheat gluten. they come in several flavors, although I like the original and the sausage! I am predjudiced, as the company is owned my my next door neighbor, but if you like non-meat burgers, or...  Read more

Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free

We have Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, or are Gluten Intolerant/Sensitive. We want to share experiences, insights, info; give support to stay healthy & prevent weight gain w/new gf foods....  Read more

Taste Test: Gluten-Free Breads

The gluten-free phenomenon has lead to dozens of new products on store shelves. Breads and baked goods are some of the hardest foods to make tasty and sans gluten. We polled our readers and took their favorite brands for a test drive.The CriteriaFor...  Read more

12 Gluten-Free SparkRecipes

In March, I ran a half marathon with a friend whose 6-year-old-son has Celiac Disease. We ran to benefit Team Gluten Free, a fundraising program that provides a simple way for recreational athletes to raise awareness about this disease. Since my...  Read more

substitute for vital wheat gluten

Xanthan Gum Food gums alter the dynamics of the foods you add them to so you can control how they react to stimuli, such as heat and mixing. In dietetic baking, for example, xanthan gums adds structure to gluten-free and low-gluten dough. Xanthan g...  Read more

Wheat/Gluten Free - Week 1 Update

It has been an interesting week. Not without obstacles, but much easier than I expected. I've been reading a lot of food labels and it is absolutely mind-boggling to find wheat contained in foods where you don't even expect it, like canned veget...  Read more