- most dairy products, such as cheese, butter and milk.
- fruits and vegetables.
- meat and fish (although not breaded or battered)
- rice and rice noodles.
- gluten-free flours, including rice, corn, soy and potato flour.
What foods trigger celiac disease?
- Wheat, including spelt, farro, graham, khorasan wheat, semolina, durum, and wheatberries.
- Malt, including malted milk, malt extract, and malt vinegar.
- Brewer’s yeast.
- Wheat starch.
Why do celiacs gain weight?
People with celiac disease may experience weight gain after starting a gluten-free diet; this initial weight gain indicates that their intestinal health is improving and they are more effectively absorbing nutrients. However, gaining too much weight can lead to multiple health problems.
What are the warning signs of celiac disease?
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Chronic diarrhea.
- Swollen belly.
- Pale, foul-smelling stools.