What the allergy symptoms of wheat?

A wheat allergy is an abnormal response of the body to the protein found in wheat. Wheat products are found in many foods. In order to avoid foods that contain wheat, it is important to read food labels.

FOODS

ALLOWED

Beverages Coffee, tea, fruit juices, decaffeinated coffee, carbonated beverages, all milks, cocoa

NOT ALLOWED

  • Beverages Cereal beverages, coffee substitutes
  • Beverages made from wheat products: beer, ale, root beer
  • Instant chocolate drink mixes

Breads & Cereals Allowed

  • Ry-Krisp, rice wafers
  • Pure corn, rice, arrowroot, barley, potato, or rye bread made without wheat flour or wheat products
  • Cornmeal, cornstarch, soybean, flour, barley flour, oat flour, rice flour, potato starch, arrowroot flour
  • Oatmeal cream of rice, puffed rice, or other cereals made from pure corn, oats, or rice to which no wheat has been added

Not allowed

  • Whole wheat, enriched, or white bread, rolls, or bread crumbs
  • Graham or gluten bread
  • Donuts, sweet rolls, muffins, french toast, waffles, pancakes, dumplings, bread stuffing, rusk, popovers
    Prepared mixes for pancakes, waffles, biscuits, breads, and rolls
  • Cornbread, potato, or soybean bread unless made without wheat flour or wheat products
    Cereals made from farina, wheat, or those with wheat products or malt added
  • Pretzels, crackers
  • Semolina, splat, or critical

Desserts Allowed

  • Custards, Bavarian creams
  • Oatmeal, arrowroot, rice, or rye cookies made without wheat products
  • Cornstarch, tapioca, or rice puddings
  • Water or fruit ices, meringues
  • Gelatin

Not Allowed

  • Cakes, pastries, commercial frosting, icing, ice cream, sherbet, ice cream cones
  • Cookies, prepared mixes, or packaged pudding containing wheat flour
  • Graham crackers, donuts

ALLOWED Eggs

  • Eggs prepared any way without wheat products Souffles or creamed eggs made with wheat products
  • Fats Butter, margarine, animal, or vegetable fats and oils, cream
  • Salad dressings or gravy prepared without wheat flour or products
  • Any salad dressing thickened or gravy with wheat flour or products
  • Fruit All fresh, canned, dried, or frozen fruits and fruit juices Strained fruits with added cereals
  • Meat, Fish, Poultry Baked, broiled, boiled, roasted or fried: beef, veal, pork, ham, chicken, turkey, lamb, or fish

“All meat” wieners or luncheon meats prepared without wheat flour fillers or wheat products

NOT ALLOWED

  • All breaded or floured meats, meats containing filler such as meatloaf, frankfurters, sausage, luncheon meats, bologna, or prepared meat patties
  • Milk & Milk Products Milk, buttermilk, yogurt, cheese, some cottage cheese

NOT ALLOWED

  • Malted milk, milk drink containing powdered wheat cereal or products
  • Cottage cheese with modified starch or other wheat containing ingredients

ALLOWED

  • Potatoes & Substitutes White and sweet potatoes
  • Rice

NOT ALLOWED

  • Scalloped potatoes
  • Noodles,
  • spaghetti,
  • macaroni, and
  • other pasta products prepared with wheat or semolina flour

ALLOWED

  • SoupClear bouillon, consomm?, or broth
  • Homemade soups made without wheat products
  • Cream soups unless made without wheat flour

NOT ALLOWED

  • Soups with noodles,
  • alphabets, dumplings, or
  • spaghetti
  • Soup thickened with wheat flour

ALLOWED

  • Sweets Corn syrup,
  • honey,
  • jams,
  • jellies,
  • molasses,
  • sugar

NOT ALLOWED

  • Chocolates,
  • chocolate candy containing malt,
  • candy with cereal extract

ALLOWED

  • Vegetables All fresh,
  • frozen, or
  • canned vegetables, and
  • vegetable juices

NOT ALLOWED 

  • Vegetables combined with wheat products
  • Breaded or floured vegetables

ALLOWED

  • Miscellaneous Salt,
  • chili powder,
  • condiments,
  • flavoring extracts,
  • herbs,
  • nuts,
  • olives,
  • pickles,
  • popcorn,
  • peanut butter

NOT ALLOWED

  • Malt products, Worcestershire sauce, gravies thickened with wheat flour
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG),
  • meat tenderizers containing MSG,
  • prepared oriental food seasoned with MSG,
  • soy sauce

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