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GLUTEN FREE DIET

Gluten Free diets are used to treat coeliac disease, another condition called "Dermatitis Herpetiformis" and some bowel disorders.

Gluten is a protein that is found in:-

Wheat
Barley
Rye
Tritcale
Oats

When eaten by people sensitive to gluten it irritates and can damage the lining of the intestine. This process interferes with the normal digestion and absorption of food.

Symptoms are controlled by the avoidance of all foods containing gluten. The diet must be followed strictly and for the rest of the person's life.

INDICATIONS FOR USE:

  • Celiac disease
  • Dermatitis Herpetiformis
FOOD LIST SPECIFICATIONS:

Bread and Cereals Allowed: Gluten free bread, rice bubbles, gluten free cornflour, gluten free biscuits, gluten free pasta, rice
Avoid: Ordinary bread, ordinary rolls, porridge, weet bix, all bran, semolina, ordinary pasta, tinned spaghetti, ordinary flour and cornflour, ordinary biscuits
Vegetables Allowed: Fresh, frozen and raw vegetables
Avoid: Crumbed cauliflower, baked bean
Fruit Allowed: Nil
Avoid: Nil
Meat Allowed: Beef, lamb, veal, pork, chicken, ham, fish and tinned fish with no added flour, breadcrumbs or bread
Avoid: Meats with gravy or sauce made from ordinary flour, cornflour or gravy powder, stuffing made from ordinary bread, tinned meats, sausages
Eggs Allowed: Milk (all types), cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt and ice cream
Avoid: Boiled, poached and scrambled eggs
Milk Allowed: Nil
Avoid: Custard made with ordinary custard powder
Fats Allowed: Margarine (ordinary and salt free), butter, oil, cream
Avoid: Nil
Soup Allowed: Vegetable based soup with gluten free ingredients
Avoid: Cream soup
Spreads Allowed: Honey, jam, jam (low joule)
Avoid: Vegemite
Desserts Allowed: Desserts made with gluten free custard powder, rice and sago. Fruit, fruit salad, tinned fruit, yogurt, ice cream, cream and jelly
Avoid: Custard made with ordinary custard powder, mousses
Condiments Allowed: Salt, pepper, mayonnaise, french dressing, gluten free gravy, gluten free white sauce, tomato and herb gravy, lemon juice, vinegar
Avoid: Tartare sauce, tomato sauce, ordinary gravy, ordinary white sauce
Spreads Allowed: Jam (low joule), vegemite
Avoid: Honey, ordinary jam
Desserts Allowed: No added sugar dessert, fresh fruit, no added sugar tinned fruit, no added sugar fruit salad, unsweetened custard, low joule jelly, yogurt
Avoid: Desserts with added sugar, ice cream, cream, ordinary jelly, mousses
Condiments Allowed: Salt, pepper, vinegar, lemon juice, gravy, tomato and herb sauce, white sauce, low joule dressing, tomato sauce
Avoid: Tartare sauce
Beverages Allowed: Tea, coffee, low joule cordial and soft drink, soda and mineral waters, Bonox, no added sugar fruit juices or milk
Avoid: Ordinary cordial and soft drink
Miscellaneous Allowed: Artificial sweeteners
Avoid: Sugar, Polycose

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