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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Isn't wheat gluten so anything that is gluten free will be wheat free? And isn't everything that is gluten high fodmap?
    Gluten is a protein found in wheat and some other grains. You can get gluten free wheat products so wheat doesn't automatically mean gluten. FODMAPs are carbohydrates so gluten is not included in that definition. The issue is the carbohydrates (fructans I believe) in the wheat, not the gluten.

    Was this not explained to you by a dietician? Who told you to go onto a low fodmap diet?

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    (Original post by myblueheaven339)
    Gluten is a protein found in wheat and some other grains. You can get gluten free wheat products so wheat doesn't automatically mean gluten. FODMAPs are carbohydrates so gluten is not included in that definition. The issue is the carbohydrates (fructans I believe) in the wheat, not the gluten.

    Was this not explained to you by a dietician? Who told you to go onto a low fodmap diet?

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    I believe fodmaps are in wheat, barley and rye which are gluten
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    I believe fodmaps are in wheat, barley and rye which are gluten
    Gluten is a protein that can be found in grains. It is not the same as fructan which is the fermentable carbohydrate that belongs to the group known as fodmaps. Wheat, rye etc are not gluten. They are grains that contain the protein gluten. They can however be processed to remove the gluten. Gluten is not a fodmap. It cannot be, it isn't a fermentable oligosaccharide, monosaccharide or polyol. It's a protein.


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