Ingredient Guide

Unfriendly Ingredients for Gluten Free Lifestyles

Ingredients that people with certain lifestyles and diets choose to avoid in their food.

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A diet that strictly excludes gluten, a mixture of proteins found in wheat and related grains.

Ingredients that people living the Gluten Free lifestyle, typically, choose to avoid in their food.

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Diet Ingredient Description Is it Gluten Free?
Gluten Free Artisan Artisan foods may contain a wheat-based ingredient. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Bagel Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Balm May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Barley Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Beer Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Biscuit Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Bread Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Brewer Yeast used in beer making. Often contains gluten. Check ingredients if gluten-free isn't on label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Brownie Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Buckwheat Often contaminated with other grains, such as wheat. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Bulgur A cereal food often made with wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Cake Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Candy Some candies include wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Cheesecake Some recipes include wheat flour. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Chips Some potato chip seasonings may contain malt vinegar or wheat starch. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Chocolate Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Chow Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Cookie Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Cornbread Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Cornflake May not be gluten free. Many brands also contain barley malt extract, which is used as a flavoring. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Couscous Made from granules of durum wheat, so it is not gluten-free. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Cracker Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Croissant Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Crouton Many types of crouton are made with wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Crust Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Dextrin If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Donut Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Dough May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Dressing May contain malt vinegar, soy sauce, flour. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Dumpling Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Durum Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Egg May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Einkorn Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Emmer Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Farina Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Farro Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Flatbread Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Fries Be careful of batter containing wheat flour or cross-contact from fryers. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Gluten Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Gnocchi Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Goldfish Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Graham Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Granola Some bars may contain wheat as an ingredient, and most use oats that are not gluten-free. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Gravy Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Hotdog Some hot dogs include wheat-based ingredients. Check the label for gluten-free statements. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Kamut Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Lipgloss May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Lipstick May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Malt Many malted products contains gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Marinade May contain malt vinegar, soy sauce, flour. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Matzo A type of flatbread that often contains wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Meat Many imitation or processed meats include wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Muffin Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Multi-grain Multi-grain foods may contain a wheat-based ingredient. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Naan Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Noodle Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Orzo A form of short-cut pasta. Often made with wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Pancake Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Panko Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Pasta Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Pita Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Potatobread Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Poultry May contain gluten if self-basting. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Pretzel Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Ramen Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Ravioli Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Risoni A form of short-cut pasta. Often made with wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Roll Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Roux Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Rusk A wheat-based food additive. Often refers to a hard, dry biscuit or a twice-baked bread. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Rye Often contains gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Sausage May contain wheat-based additives. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Seafood Many imitation or processed seafoods include wheat-based ingredients. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Seasoning Some seasonings contain gluten. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Seitan Includes wheat gluten. Found in many veggie burgers and imitation meat. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Semolina Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Soba Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Soup Pay special attention to cream-based soups, which have flour as a thickener. Many contain barley. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Soysauce Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Spelt An ancient strain of wheat and contains gluten levels similar to modern day wheat. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Starch If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Stock Some stock cubes include wheat-based food additives. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Supplement May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Taramasalata Dip made with breadcrumbs that often contain gluten. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Toast Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Tortilla Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Triticale Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Udon Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Wafer May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. May be Gluten Free
Gluten Free Wheat Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Wheatberries Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Gluten Free Wheatberry Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free