Gluten-free food guide helps put good nutrition for kids


A versatile and protein-rich grain that can be used as a base for meals or in salads.


Brown rice, white rice, and rice-based products are gluten-free alternatives.

Lean Meats:

Chicken, turkey, beef, and pork are naturally gluten-free. Ensure that any seasonings or marinades used are also gluten-free.

Milk and Yogurt:

Plain milk and yogurt are gluten-free. Ensure flavored varieties do not contain gluten additives.

Fresh Produce:

All fruits and vegetables are naturally gluten-free. Encourage a variety of colorful options for optimal nutrition.


Despite the name, buckwheat is gluten-free and can be used in porridge or pancakes.

Gluten-Free Flour:

Use gluten-free flours like rice flour, almond flour, or coconut flour for baking.

Gluten-Free Oats:

Look for oats labeled as gluten-free to avoid cross-contamination.

Iron and Calcium:

Ensure your child gets enough iron and calcium by incorporating lean meats, fortified cereals, and dairy alternatives.

Frozen and Canned:

Choose unsweetened and unseasoned options to avoid hidden gluten.


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