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Wheat-Free Diet

Also indexed as:No Wheat
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Resources for This Diet

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

Food Allergy Network

International Food Information Council Foundation

Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Diet Support Page, with information on wheat-free foods, manufacturers, and recipes


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Krause, MV and Mahan LK. Food Nutrition and Diet Therapy. 7th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company; 1984.

Lauriere M, Pecquet C, Bouchez-Mahiout I, et al. Hydrolysed wheat proteins present in cosmetics can induce immediate hypersensitivities. Contact Dermatitis 2006;54:283–9.

Scibilia J, Pastorello EA, Zisa G, et al. Wheat allergy: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study in adults. J Allergy Clin Immunol 2006;117:433–9.

Varjonen E, Petman L, Makinen-Kiljunen S. Immediate contact allergy from hydrolyzed wheat in a cosmetic cream. Allergy. 2000;55:294–6.

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