Most Common Incompatible Ingredients for Gluten Free Diets

The most common incompatible ingredients found in products.

Ingredient Total Foods Diet Description Compatibility
Gluten 39,430 Gluten Free Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat. Never Gluten Free
Wheat 37,002 Gluten Free Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Starch 29,763 Gluten Free If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat. Sometimes Gluten Free
Eggs 15,876 Gluten Free May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs. Sometimes Gluten Free
Chocolate 12,040 Gluten Free Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free. Sometimes Gluten Free
Barley 9,935 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Malt 9,699 Gluten Free Many malted products contains gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Egg 8,150 Gluten Free May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs. Sometimes Gluten Free
Seasoning 3,686 Gluten Free Some seasonings contain gluten. Sometimes Gluten Free
Semolina 3,291 Gluten Free Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Durum 3,274 Gluten Free Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Meat 2,600 Gluten Free Many imitation or processed meats include wheat-based ingredients. Sometimes Gluten Free
Chips 2,410 Gluten Free Some potato chip seasonings may contain malt vinegar or wheat starch. Sometimes Gluten Free
Pasta 2,091 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Dextrin 1,876 Gluten Free If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat. Sometimes Gluten Free
Dough 1,766 Gluten Free May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. Sometimes Gluten Free
Roux 1,745 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Stock 1,397 Gluten Free Some stock cubes include wheat-based food additives. Sometimes Gluten Free
Bread 1,196 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Rye 1,191 Gluten Free Often contains gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Farina 1,015 Gluten Free Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Crust 922 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Biscuit 721 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Cake 588 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Dressing 555 Gluten Free May contain malt vinegar, soy sauce, flour. Sometimes Gluten Free
Cookie 522 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Buckwheat 489 Gluten Free Often contaminated with other grains, such as wheat. Sometimes Gluten Free
Sausage 430 Gluten Free May contain wheat-based additives. Sometimes Gluten Free
Graham 416 Gluten Free Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Spelt 371 Gluten Free An ancient strain of wheat and contains gluten levels similar to modern day wheat. Never Gluten Free
Candy 370 Gluten Free Some candies include wheat-based ingredients. Sometimes Gluten Free
Granola 329 Gluten Free Some bars may contain wheat as an ingredient, and most use oats that are not gluten-free. Sometimes Gluten Free
Tortilla 303 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Marinade 291 Gluten Free May contain malt vinegar, soy sauce, flour. Sometimes Gluten Free
Orzo 281 Gluten Free A form of short-cut pasta. Often made with wheat-based ingredients. Sometimes Gluten Free
Couscous 269 Gluten Free Made from granules of durum wheat, so it is not gluten-free. Sometimes Gluten Free
Bulgur 262 Gluten Free A cereal food often made with wheat-based ingredients. Sometimes Gluten Free
Triticale 220 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Pretzel 200 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Cracker 188 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Beer 176 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Soup 174 Gluten Free Pay special attention to cream-based soups, which have flour as a thickener. Many contain barley. Sometimes Gluten Free
Kamut 159 Gluten Free Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Brownie 147 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Wafer 142 Gluten Free May contain gluten. Must be verified by checking the label or by contacting the manufacturer. Sometimes Gluten Free
Noodle 142 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Ravioli 141 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Roll 112 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Farro 97 Gluten Free Variety or derivative of wheat. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Never Gluten Free
Panko 95 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Seitan 89 Gluten Free Includes wheat gluten. Found in many veggie burgers and imitation meat. Never Gluten Free
Gravy 84 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Matzo 80 Gluten Free A type of flatbread that often contains wheat-based ingredients. Sometimes Gluten Free
Multi-grain 79 Gluten Free Multi-grain foods may contain a wheat-based ingredient. Sometimes Gluten Free
Croissant 71 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Brewer 63 Gluten Free Yeast used in beer making. Often contains gluten. Check ingredients if gluten-free isn't on label. Never Gluten Free
Muffin 59 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Gnocchi 59 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free
Toast 54 Gluten Free Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label. Sometimes Gluten Free