10 Foods to avoid in Australia when living a Gluten-Free Diet | Allergy Test Australia | Blog

Has your intolerance test from Allergy Test Australia identified that you are intolerant to wheat? No dramas everybody, our expert team are here to help! By following some of our tips for living a wheat and gluten-free life in Australia, you will have a brighter future ahead of you. 

What is Gluten? 

If you are identified to have a wheat intolerance, then you should also avoid gluten. Well, Gluten is a family of proteins which are found in grains like wheat, rye, spelt and barley! It naturally occurs in grains, but the harmful versions which you will probably be intolerant to are found in wheat, barley and rye!

Annoyingly, in some people, gluten can cause a wide range of unpleasant and embarrassing symptoms after you have consumed it. These symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, excessive wind, bloating, tiredness, brain fog and even general aches and pains!

Watch Out

In this day and age, Gluten can also be added to foods so you must be careful and look closely at everything you buy from the shops. It is sometimes stated obviously, but it can also be added in a hidden manner. Although it is not obvious to identify which food might affect you, you should still learn what may affect you. 

10 foods to avoid

1) Processed foods

2) Beerwheat intolerances and going gluten-free

3) Flour

4) Bread (Buns for your Barbie)

5) Baked Goods

6) Cereals

7) Pasta

8) Takeaway foods

9) Seasonings, sauces and stock cubes

10) Rice

Gluten-Free Foods 

So, the issue now is that if you are wondering around Australia, you might not know where to find this gluten-free goodness! Well, luckily, we have some great ideas which should help you! Firstly, you can pop down to your local Woolworths and even Coles?

Fortunately, within Australia, any products which are shown to contain wheat, rye, barley or oats which must be declared on all the ingredients! REMEMBER: Check the ingredients and you should hopefully see all your symptoms subside! 

Having read this article, you will hopefully be able to begin your journey to start living a symptom-free life, whilst consuming gluten-free foods!

Good Luck and start looking forward to the Summer from Allergy Test Australia!