Gluten Food List

This is a list of unsafe and forbidden ingredients for those who have celiac disease. We keep it up to date, and feel free to use the comment field below to suggest any changes or additions.

Lauren K. Williams, M.S., Registered Dietitian, discusses getting vitamins and minerals with celiac disease.

Dining Choices for Celiac Disease

If you’ve been recently diagnosed with celiac, your intestinal lining may have some damage to it.

This may actually inhibit some of the absorption of important vitamins and minerals in your diet. It’s important to follow a gluten-free diet completely so that intestinal lining can heal to resume normal absorption.

Individuals with celiac disease can often have lactose intolerance. It’s important to make sure you’re getting enough calcium and vitamin D for many reasons, such as bone health being one of the most important.

Other key nutrient considerations for individuals with celiac disease are making sure that you’re getting enough of the alternative grains. This allows you to have adequate fibre consumption, adequate consumption of your B vitamins, iron and zinc as well.

Things like rice, brown rice, wild rice, also quinoa which is an excellent, excellent grain to include and a high source of protein as well. Things like buckwheat is also another example. Do your research to make sure you know what grains to include if you’ve been recently diagnosed, to make sure that you get and meet all your vitamin and mineral requirements.

For more information on the key nutrient concerns and to make sure you’re meeting your vitamin and mineral requirements contact your local nutritionist or your local registered dietitian.

A

Abyssinian Hard (Wheat triticum durum)
Atta Flou

B

Barley Grass (can contain seeds)
Barley Hordeum vulgare
Barley Malt
Beer (most contain barley or wheat)
Bleached Flour
Bran (wheat, rye or barley bran)

Bread Flour
Brewer’s Yeast
Brown Flour
Bulgur (Bulgar Wheat/Nuts)
Bulgur Wheat

C

Cereal Binding
Chilton
Club Wheat (Triticum aestivum subspecies compactum)
Common Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Cookie Crumbs
Cookie Dough
Cookie Dough Pieces
Couscous
Criped Rice

D

Dinkle (Spelt)
Disodium Wheatgermamido Peg-2 Sulfosuccinate
Durum wheat (Triticum durum)

E

Edible Coatings
Edible Films
Edible Starch
Einkorn (Triticum monococcum)
Emmer (Triticum dicoccon)
Enriched Bleached Flour
Enriched Bleached Wheat Flour
Enriched Flour

F

Farik
Farina
Farina Graham
Farro
Filler
Flour (normally this is wheat)
Freekeh
Frikeh
Fu (dried wheat gluten)

G

Germ (wheat, rye or barley bran)
Graham Flour
Granary Flour
Groats (barley, wheat)

H

Hard Wheat
Heeng
Hing
Hordeum Chilense (Wild Barley)
Hordeum Vulgare Extract
Hydroxypropyltrimonium Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein

K

Kamut (Pasta wheat)
Kecap Manis (Soy Sauce)
Ketjap Manis (Soy Sauce)
Kluski Pasta

M

Maida (Indian wheat flour)
Malt
Malted Barley Flour
Malted Milk
Malt Extract
Malt Syrup
Malt Flavoring
Malt Vinegar
Macha Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Matza
Matzah
Matzo
Matzo Semolina
Meripro 711
Mir

N

Nishasta

O

Oriental Wheat (Triticum turanicum)
Orzo Pasta

P

Pasta
Pearl Barley
Persian Wheat (Triticum carthlicum)
Perungayam
Poulard Wheat (Triticum turgidum)
Polish Wheat (Triticum polonicum)

Q

Rice Malt (if barley or Koji are used)
Roux
Rusk
Rye

S

Seitan
Semolina
Semolina Triticum
Shot Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Small Spelt
Spirits (Specific Types)
Spelt (Triticum spelta)
Sprouted Wheat or Barley
Stearyldimoniumhydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Strong Flour
Suet in Packets

T

Tabbouleh
Tabouli
Teriyaki Sauce
Timopheevi Wheat (Triticum timopheevii)
Triticale X triticosecale
Triticum Durum (Durum Wheat)
Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Flour Lipids
Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Extract
Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil
Tritordeum (combination of durum wheat – Triticum Durum – and wild barley (Hordeum Chilense)

U

Udon (wheat noodles)
Unbleached Flour

V

Vavilovi Wheat (Triticum aestivum)
Vital Wheat Gluten

W

Wheat, Abyssinian Hard triticum durum
Wheat Amino Acids
Wheat Bran Extract
Wheat, Bulgur
Wheat Durum Triticum
Wheat Germ Extract
Wheat Germ Glycerides
Wheat Germ Oil
Wheat Germamidopropyldimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein
Wheat Grass (can contain seeds)
Wheat Nuts
Wheat Protein
Wheat Starch
Wheat Triticum aestivum
Wheat Triticum Monococcum
Wheat (Triticum Vulgare) Bran Extract
Whole-Meal Flour
Wild Barley (Hordeum Chilense)
Wild Einkorn (Triticum boeotictim)
Wild Emmer (Triticum dicoccoides)

May or may not contain gluten

  • Amp-Isostearoyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein2
  • Artificial Color2
  • Baking Powder2
  • Clarifying Agents2
  • Coloring2
  • Dry Roasted Nuts2
  • Emulsifiers2
  • Enzymes2
  • Fat Replacer2
  • Gravy Cubes2
  • Ground Spices2
  • Hydrolyzed Wheat Gluten2
  • Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein2
  • Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein Pg-Propyl Silanetriol2
  • Hydrolyzed Wheat Starch2
  • Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysate2
  • Hydroxypropylated Starch2
  • Miso2
  • Natural Juices2
  • Non-dairy Creamer2
  • Pregelatinized Starch2
  • Protein Hydrolysates2
  • Seafood Analogs2
  • Seasonings2
  • Sirimi2
  • Soba Noodles2
  • Soy Sauce2
  • Soy Sauce Extract2
  • Soy Sauce Solids2
  • Sphingolipids2
  • Stabilizers2
  • Starch1, 2
  • Stock Cubes2
  • Suet2
  • Tocopherols2
  • Vegetable Broth2
  • Vegetable Gum2
  • Vegetable Protein2
  • Vegetable Starch2
  • Vitamins2
  • 1) If this ingredient is made in North America it is likely to be gluten-free.
  • 2) Can utilize a gluten-containing grain or by-product in the manufacturing process, or as an ingredient.

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