Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Lee1 | 2007/02/21


Why 'Gluten Free' cereal

My lo is 7months and am giving him Purity rice cereal which is gluten free. I notice that other flavours are not gluten free. I also wanted to try Nestle cerelac and found that it is not gluten free. The problem is i don't know why 'gluten free' or not! What are the advantage and disadvantages of gluten free cereal.

I have no problem with the purity cereal that i ama using, i just wanted something different.


Expert's Reply



As long as you do not have a family history of wheat allergy,wheat intolerance, coeliac disease or gluten enteropathy which I don't think you do, there is no need to avoid small amounts of gluten.

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Posted by: Cleo's mom | 2007/02/21

Gluten free means it does not contain wheat ...if you baby is not allergic you can use the other porridge

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