Celiac disease, also spelled coeliac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which people become allergic to gluten; a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Eating gluten will disturb the small intestine and people might have abdominal pain and diarrhea. But in some people it is asymptomatic too.
Eating gluten free food might seem easy, but it is more than difficult to experience it. There is a misconception that people with celiac cannot eat fruit, vegetables, animal meat and beans or peas. Having researched on the gluten content, we bring you this list of Top 10 gluten free foods that are strongly recommended for people with celiac disease.
Rice is the top nutritious gluten free food making it to this list. It is like a blessing for celiac patients. All kinds of rice including brown rice, white rice or glutinous rice, all are completely gluten-free and can be eat without any doubts. But sometimes during processing, they might have come in contact with wheat, barley or rye so it should be necessary to read the food label on the back of product before consuming them. Rice falls in the category of carbohydrates. As celiac patients cannot eat wheat so to fulfill their carbohydrate needs they should have rice once a day.
This could be a good opportunity for patients with celiac diseases to add their experiences in comments below, so that it might be of help to others who are also suffering from similar problems. Let’s shun isolation, let’s fight diseases as a community, let’s all eat nutritiously to good health.