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Singapore Celiacs helps people survive and thrive on a gluten free diet.

Symptoms Checklist

Symptoms checklist This page lists symptoms and conditions which put you at increased risk for having celiac disease. Many of these symptoms are also associated with a gluten-related disorder known as “non-celiac gluten sensitivity.” Printable Symptoms Checklist To find out, answer the following questions: Do you have a family history of [...]

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What Is Gluten

What Is Gluten? Gluten is the term for the storage protein of wheat.  Wheat is approximately 10 to 15 percent protein; the remainder is starch.  Gluten is what remains after the starch granules are washed from wheat flour.  The gluten fraction that is most studied in celiac disease is gliadin, but there are [...]

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About Us

OUR MISSION The Gluten Intolerance Group of Singapore (Singapore Celiacs) empowers the gluten-free community through consumer support, advocacy, and education. GIG of Singapore started out in 2012 as Singapore Celiac Support Group by a few expats looking for other gluten free friends.  The support group has grown steadily over the past four years.  Meet ups are [...]

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Cross Contamination

Cross contamination When is a gluten-free meal not really gluten-free? Cross contamination Cross contamination is when gluten comes into contact with gluten-free food.  It most often occurs during food preparation when gluten-free food shares counter top surfaces, utensils, and cookware with gluten containing food.  A crumb of wheat bread can contain enough gluten [...]

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Asafoetida (Hing)

Asafoetida - Hing Asafoetida is the dried latex (gum oleoresin) from the root of the Ferula.  It is a perennial herb that  is mainly cultivated in India.  Asafoetida has a fetid smell, but in cooked dishes, it delivers a smooth flavour reminiscent of leeks. This spice is used as a digestive aid, in food as a condiment, and in pickling. It typically works as a flavour [...]

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Soy Sauce

Soy/Soya Sauce Soy sauce is one of the world’s oldest condiments and has been in use for many years. Traditionally it is prepared by fermenting a mixture of mashed soybeans, salt, wheat and water. The wheat is primarily used in soy sauce in equal parts with the soybeans and is pulverized to give [...]

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Deutsch

Hallo und herzlich Willkommen! Hallo und herzlich Willkommen auf der Homepage von Gluten Intolerance Group of Singapore! Hier finden Sie alle Informationen rund um die Erkrankung Zöliakie sowie Tipps für einen glutenfreien Alltag in Singapur. Die Gluten Intolerance Group of Singapore ist eine Selbsthilfeorganisation welche von Eltern erkrankter Kinder und Selbstbetroffenen gegründet wurde. [...]

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Bread

Where can I get Gluten Free Bread? Click edit button to change this text. Is spelt or Ezekiel bread gluten free? Click edit button to change this text.

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Communion

Are communion wafers gluten free? nope.

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