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Hidden sources of gluten

posted Mar 21, 2018, 7:04 AM by Ann Lee
If you are actively working on decreasing gluten in your diet, it may be helpful to know the hidden sources of gluten that oftentimes are not clearly labeled:
  • beer
  • malt (often made from barley)
  • instant tea/coffee
  • sauces/gravies/marinades
  • breaded items
  • thickeners
  • canned soups, baked beans, etc.
  • processed meats (i.e. lunch meats, hot dogs)
  • condiments
  • seasonings
  • colorings/flavorings (i.e. caramel color is often made from barley)
  • chips (may contain wheat starch or wheat protein)
  • dextrin (often from corn but may be from wheat)
  • modified corn starch
  • hydrolyzed plant starch (HPP)
  • hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP)
  • textured vegetable protein (TVP)