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18 May 2004

allergic to wheat and gluten products<br>
Dear Doc
My nephew, aged 6 was recently diagnosed as being allergic to wheat and gluten products. Where can we find a list of foods that he may eat and / or recipes for him.
thank you
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Janine
This is a difficult diet to follow as most processed foods contain some or other derivative of wheat. If you click on 'Diet' and 'Food-related diseases' you can read the articles on 'wheat/gluten allergy'. Also visit the Allergy Society website at:
If you find that you are struggling to work out a diet for the lad and are worried that he is not getting sufficient nutrients for his normal growth, then do consider consulting a clinical dietitian (check the List of Dietitians on this Website or phone 082-593-0276 or send an e-mail to or look in your local telephone directory or Yellow Pages, to find a dietitian in your area), who will help you sort out these problems.
Best regards
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