People who suffer from a wheat intolerance suffer adverse reactions to one or more of the proteins found specifically in wheat. It can be difficult to diagnose a wheat intolerance since it is usually eaten with other foods. Allergic reactions to wheat can include bloating, cramps, rashes, headaches, watery eyes, runny nose and itching. Avoiding products derived from wheat is the only effective treatment.
Having a wheat free diet doesn't have to be boring as there are many wheat free products and alternatives available. In this section you will find a range of wheat free products including cereals, sauces, spreads, pastas and breads. There are also many foods that are surprisingly wheat free naturally, such as buckwheat and kasha.