GLUTEN FREE SELECTION AT GATEWAY SUPERMARKET

People in Hong Kong is starting to realize the benefits of gluten free diet. Our store has a wide selection of gluten free groceries.

Click on the "Gluten Free Product" button below to learn more about our offerings. We are always adding to our selection, so you may see items in our store that might not be featured on the website. Give us a call, or better yet, come check us out!

Read below to learn more about:

  • Celiac Disease
  • What is Gluten?
  • Treatment
 

A healthy and nutritious GF grain - Quinoa


CELIAC DISEASE

Recently, more and more people have been diagnosed in Hong Kong with a form of gluten allergy called Celiac Disease. This is a genetic autoimmune disorder that attacks the small intestine and can affect people of all ages. For those affected, eating food with gluten can cause a host of symptoms including but not limited to pain and discomfort in the digestive tract, chronic constipation and diarrhea, failure to thrive in children, anemia and fatigue.

 

Gluten-Free Cereal


WHAT IS GLUTEN?

Gluten is a type of protein that is found mainly in wheat but also in other similar crops. Therefore, gluten is easily found in many everyday food items either as an ingredient or as a cross-contaminant during the food preparation process. According to Celiac Disease Association, here is a list of common foods that contains gluten:

 

Gluten Free food can be delicious as well!

  • Breading & Coating Mixes
  • Croutons
  • Sauces & Gravies
  • Flour Tortillas
  • Beer
  • Brewer's Yeast
  • Anything else that uses "wheat flour"
  • Pastas
  • Noodles
  • Breads & Pastries
  • Crackers
  • Baked Goods
  • Cereal & Granola
  • Breakfast Foods

Food that may contain gluten

  • Brown Rice Syrup
  • Meat Substitutes
  • Soy Sauce
  • Self Basting Poultry
  • Pre-seasoned Meats
  • Cheesecake Filling
  • Eggs Served at Restaurants
  • Energy/Granola Bars
  • French Fries
  • Potato Chips
  • Lunch Meats
  • Candy
  • Soup
  • Multi-grain or Artisan Tortilla Chips or Tortillas
  • Salad Dressings and Marinades
  • Starch or Dextrin

Treatment

Currently, there are no cures for Celiac disease. The best way to manage the disorder is to vigilantly follow a gluten-free diet. Fortunately, there are variety of food someone with Celiac disease can still enjoy. Here are some recommended by the Celiac Disease Association.

  • Dairy
  • Beans, Legumes, and Nuts
  • Gluten-Free Grains (rice, corn, soy, potato, quinoa, flax)
  • Fruits
  • Vegetable
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Fish and Seafood