Is ALL tofu gluten-free? - Hip Forums
Hip Forums Click for Zamnesia Headshop, Smartshop, Seedshop   Click to Chat
Hip Forums Home Register Forum Options Mark Forums Read Social Groups Hip Universe Hip Radio Chat Room

Thread Title Search    
User's Login
User Name
Password
Remember Me?
Buy Music Posters at AllPosters
Hip Shops
Latest Videos
Active Journals
Forum Description: Heal thyself thru natural remedies, exercise and alternative therapies.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-15-2005, 05:52 PM   #1
Lilyrayne
Chrisppie
 
Join Date: May 2004
Age: 34
Posts: 2,804
Lilyrayne will become famous soon enough
Is ALL tofu gluten-free?
Like this post? Yes | No    

I posted this over in the Vegetarian forum too thinking that was the best place but then I realized maybe I should have put it here... so here it is again...

Does anyone know if ALL tofu is gluten free? Or is it only some brands? I love tofu but have been depriving myself of it since I discovered that gluten makes me sick, because soy sauce has gluten and for some reason whenever I ate veggie patties and whatnot made from soy protein, I got the same reactions. So I assumed soy = gluten.

But the other day I picked up a package of tofu to check something else out and noticed on the back of this one particular package, it said "Gluten free"!!! So happy, I bought some and have been a tofu maniac the past couple of days. But I wondered if other brands of tofu (gluten not mentioned on packages) could have gluten in them? Or is tofu in general gluten free?

I am beginning to wonder if it was WHEY protein (often included in soy-based products) that was making me sick when I ate soy burgers and etc. I know I am allergic to whey for sure. Maybe that was it and I was never allergic to soy to begin with, although I do know that soy sauce has gluten but that could be somethign else in the soy sauce, because vinegars (except basalmic vinegar) have gluten also.

If anyone knows anything about this, it would be greatly appreciated.
__________________

Lilyrayne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2005, 01:12 AM   #2
kayte
Member
 
kayte's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: New Jersey
Age: 33
Posts: 551
kayte is on a distinguished road
Like this post? Yes | No    

don't quote me, but i'm almost positive that simple tofu is gluten free. my friends is severely allergic to gluten, and she munches down on tofu all the time. check out tvp, texturized vegetable protein. it's another good tofu-like gluten free source. and tempeh.
kayte is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2005, 03:34 AM   #3
Lilyrayne
Chrisppie
 
Join Date: May 2004
Age: 34
Posts: 2,804
Lilyrayne will become famous soon enough
Like this post? Yes | No    

Thanks!!!
__________________

Lilyrayne is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-18-2005, 06:11 PM   #4
Barefoot_Surfer
Member
 
Barefoot_Surfer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: SE UK
Age: 35
Posts: 164
Barefoot_Surfer is on a distinguished road
Like this post? Yes | No    

Soy sauce would have gluten in it because I think they use wheat in it.

The following web site has some info.

http://www.gicare.com/pated/edtgs06.htm

hope this is of some help.

Matt
Barefoot_Surfer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-20-2005, 01:33 AM   #5
drumminmama
Super Moderator
 
drumminmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: In a library
Age: 45
Posts: 14,316
drumminmama has disabled reputation
Like this post? Yes | No    

gluten is from wheat and closely related grains (triticale...maybe rye...check that)
tofu is gluten free, in it's basic form.
Pete's Tofu 2Go and other prepared tofu can have flour dusting.
Tempeh can have wheat..check.
Wheat free soy sauces exist.
can you say this with me, bree? Go ask at ...The Earth. Kate knows her shit.
__________________

Have long hair? Come talk!

Flowing Tresses
drumminmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 01:39 AM.

The Hip Forums are intended for mature audiences for entertainment and educational purposes only. Hip Inc. doesn't encourage anyone to break laws, so know the law where you live. You are solely responsible for your actions on this site and illegal activities will be not be tolerated here.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright Hip Inc. 1996-Forever!