Gluten Cross-Reactive Foods List

Just re-posting this today because someone has been reading one of the old articles on this and confusing what is cross-reactive and what isn’t. So, here’s a reminder for you which is which.

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The body can easily confuse other foods that look structurally similar to gluten and give gluten sensitives and coeliacs the same gluten reaction. Here is a reminder list of the gluten cross-reactive foods for you (requested by J today so thought it might be useful to have it on here and searchable) and I have also put it on the Gluten Diet page, too.

The Cross-Reactive Foods

If any of these are found positive, they need to be avoided for life in the same way as gluten.

Grains:

Rye 

Barley

Spelt

Polish Wheat 

Oats 

Millet

Corn 

Rice 

Dairy:

Cow’s Milk 

Alpha-Casein & Beta-Casein 

Casomorphin 

Milk Butyrophilin 

Whey Protein 

Others:

Chocolate (Milk) only milk chocolate is cross-reactive because, obviously, it contains milk. Cocoa itself is safe.

Yeast -a combination of brewer’s and baker’s yeasts is used in tests so could be both or either

You can check for antibody reactions showing…

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