Gluten-Free Grains and Flour-Alternatives Include:
- Brown, white and wild rice.
- Almond meal flour.
- Coconut flour.
- Guar gum.
How do I eliminate gluten from my kids diet?
- Shop the perimeter of your grocery store first.
- Noodle around with new staples.
- Avoid oats (at first).
- Look for added gluten in processed foods.
- Fill the nutrient gap.
- Choose high-fiber gluten-free grains.
Does gluten affect children’s behavior?
Hyperactivity and food with gluten seem to go hand in hand in children with some sensitivity to this food. Irritability and aggressiveness are other bad behaviors that gluten can trigger.
How do you know if your child needs a gluten-free diet?
- “Brain fog.” This is the most common characteristic of gluten sensitivity. Kids with brain fog may often feel tired, or like they just got out of bed.
- Headaches or migraines.
- Acne or rashes.
- Joint pain or numbness.
- Diarrhea, gas or constipation.
- Distended stomach or bloating.