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Whole foods

Hey,

My son has wheat and gluten allergy. I am a working single mom. I find it hard to get the right food for my son. I would like to know if there is any site available for me to find food that are allergy free. I am pretty health conscious. So I would also like to know if there is any search engine that helps in finding specific results.

My son is very thin and looks mal-nutritioned. Please suggest the appropriate food that I can give him.


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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:31 AM on Jun. 27, 2010 in Kids' Health

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  • I"m right there with ya. My son is allergic to wheat, soy, dairy & eggs. Fortunately he will eat any vegetable, fruit or meat I put in front of him. He loves corn flakes. I run them through the food processer and use them to bread chicken & fish. Rice & corn chex are ok. I make my own italian dressing for his salads. I have a couple of killer muffin recipes that I make with rice flour. I use rice flour in everything I bake. I have a good potato bread recipe too.

    The thing is that even though gluten free foods are becoming more available, they are still expensive. It's more economical for us to cook from scratch. I make my own soups too.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 9:51 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • Wow! You seem to know your way around the kitchen. The thing is I don't find the time to cook. I have a nanny for my son. I am very particular that she never gives anything that has wheat in it. Is there a search engine or anything that helps me in finding out, food that are allergens free and that contains low additives?
    Mathangi

    Answer by Mathangi at 11:11 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • I don't know of any specific search engine. There are websites for the celiac association that have different lists & recipes available. My best advice is to skip store bought processed foods. Go back to the basics of meat, fruit, vegetables, nuts & seeds.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 11:57 AM on Jun. 27, 2010

  • Trader Joes website has a good listing: http://www.traderjoes.com/

    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 6:19 AM on Jul. 1, 2010

  • www.Glutenfreegirl.com is a great resource. The G free diet book has a ton of resouces listed in the back.
    If your son has a hard time eating fruits and veggies try juice plus. It's 17 servings of fruits and veggies in a capsule or gummy and he can get them for free if you place an order for you. The gummies are so good they taste like a treat not a supplement.
    for more info or to read the reasearch go to www.mywellnessgirl.com or www.childrenshealthstudy.com.
    wellnessgirl

    Answer by wellnessgirl at 1:37 PM on Jul. 10, 2010

  • Kinnikinnick is an online bread company. It has the best bread, bagels, donuts.
    jthor

    Answer by jthor at 2:57 PM on Jul. 12, 2010

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