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Glutin free is not.....

Wheat free, carb free? I ask because I see it all over the stores. I am diabetic and was looking for carb free choices in foods.

 
louise2

Asked by louise2 at 8:25 PM on Dec. 28, 2010 in Health

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  • Gluten free just means it doesn't have any wheat, rye, barley, spelt, or oats (or any derivatives thereof) in its formulation. Those grains all contain gluten. Gluten free can contain corn or rice, both of which ARE carbohydrates.
    eema.gray

    Answer by eema.gray at 8:36 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • gluten free is a bit different than wheat free...but yes, there are still carbs in gluten free products
    MommyH2

    Answer by MommyH2 at 8:29 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

  • gluten free is just wheat free there could still be carbs in it... a lot of the foods that are labeled gluten free have a Glycemic Index on them
    lovemylilman06

    Answer by lovemylilman06 at 8:27 PM on Dec. 28, 2010

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