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How is this Pizza Gluten Free and Contain Wheat?
Wheat starch in gluten free products seems like an oxymoron. But there are a few gluten free products on the market that contain this striped down, highly processed form of wheat. The new DiGiorno pizza is made with wheat starch and it has the gluten free community confused as to whether or not it's safe to eat.
Hear what GF Watchdog has to say on the topic. Would you eat products containing wheat starch?
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1114. Gift Ideas Part 103:28Are you looking for some gift giving (or receiving) inspiration? Here are some of my favorites:Words With Boards https://wordswithboards.comGF Jules Pizza Lovers Kit: gfjules.pxf.io/LXo27MGift Cards for Local GF Businesses: https://baltimoreglutenfree.com/dedicated-gluten-free-businesses-that-ship/Equal Eats: https://equaleats.com/?ref=p6c1mc0l7az use code AndreaTucker for 10% offI only recommend products I would use myself. This post contains affiliate links that, at no additional cost to you, may earn us a small commission. Thank you so much!
1116. Product Warning: Whole Foods Flaxseed02:10From Gluten Free Watchdog: Product Warning for Whole Foods 365 organic whole flaxseed for errant grain. This product is NOT labeled gluten-free. The grains in the photo appear to be wild oats but it is hard to know for sure without physically examining and testing them. Under U.S. standards, flaxseed is allowed to contain a certain percentage of “other” grain, including wheat, barley, rye, oats, and wild oats. The same information also applies to other grains, seeds, and legumes. This is why it is very important to choose (whenever possible) naturally gluten-free grains, etc. that are labeled gluten-free.Please follow Gluten Free Watchdog on social media and at www.glutenfreewatchdog.org
1114. How to Make Sure You're Getting the Nutrients You Need on a Gluten Free and Vegan Diet03:23If you're vegan or vegetarian the most important thing is to make sure you get all the nutrients you need. As long as the diet is well planned and varied, it can meet nutritional needs.According to Registered Dietician Katarina MolloThe main nutrients of concern with these diets are:• vitamin B12• vitamin D• omega-3 fatty acids• calcium• iron• zinc (2)Main nutrients of concern with GF diets:• low fiber• high fat• more sugar and high fructose corn syrup• low in certain vitamins and minerals:◦ B vitamins◦ Calcium◦ Magnesium◦ Iron◦ Zinc
1113. Gluten Free Takeaways from 202302:42On today's Celiac Project Podcast:As the end of the year draws near, Mike and Cam reflect on their biggest takeaways from 2023 from a celiac and gluten free perspective. They come away with a wide range of observations, some that affected them very personally, and others that they see as larger issues that impact all of us.List of 100% gluten free business that ship nationwide: https://baltimoreglutenfree.com/dedicated-gluten-free-businesses-that-ship/Full episode of the Celiac Project Podcast: https://celiacprojectpodcast.libsyn.com
1112. Fighting Hunger on Giving Tuesday03:23Helping out a Gluten Free Food Pantry is a great activity in honor of Giving Tuesday. There are a handful across the country that could use our help! Gluten Free and allergy-friendly foods can cost up to 450% more then their counterpart products. This means that for some individuals and families, a medical diagnosis requiring a gluten free diet can lead to a severe financial strain. Gluten free food is rarely available at food pantries, leaving few options for getting affordable, safe hunger relief. Low – income individuals are often forced to choose between health and hunger. Thankfully, a few gluten free, allergy-friendly food banks have opened across the country to address this need. Please consider helping one of the dedicated food pantries that serve those living with food scarcity and a dietary restrictions.S.A.F.E. Food Pantry: Columbia, MDThe Rachel Way Food Pantry: Plymouth Meeting, PAFood Equality Initiative: Kansas City, MOGluten Free Food Bank (run by the National Celiac Organization): Newton, MAMend Hunger
1111. A Gluten Free Gift Basket Company - and a Chance to Win a Basket!08:09Calli McPherson is a special business owner: she has Celiac and her business serves the gluten free community. After her diagnosis, she founded William James gifts, a gluten free gift basket company that ships curated gluten free products all over the world. Calli and I are giving away one of her special baskets. To enter, send a future podcast idea to email@example.com. I'll be picking the winner at random on midnight, November 30th. Good luck!Website: https://www.williamjamesgifts.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/williamjamesgiftsInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/williamjamesgifts
1110. My Thanksgiving Wish for You01:13Happy Thanksgiving, I'm so grateful for you!
1109. How to Make Eating at Other's Easier03:26With the holiday season fast approaching, having strategies for eating safely at other people's houses is important. Here are some of my favorite. Do you have any other techniques I missed?