Even after adopting the vegan lifestyle which means eliminating all animal products from your diet, including milk, many people are still struggling with digestive issues, bad skin, depression, anxiety, hormonal imbalances, joint pain, constipation, and mental fog.
If you have unsuccessfully “tried everything” to treat any of this health issues, you might want to try a gluten-elimination diet. The problem is, so many “vegan” foods derived from these grains. Bread, noodles, cakes, pasta, cereals, sauces are among them.
Here you can find a list with substitutions alongside the offending foods:
|Semolina or durum (wheat) pasta||Rice, corn or quinoa pasta|
|Udon noodles||Rice or (sometimes) soba noodles|
|Soy sauce||Wheat-free tamari|
|Worcestershire sauce||Bragg’s Liquid Aminos|
|Seitan (“wheat meat”)||Tempeh or baked tofu|
|Bulgur (in tabouleh, salads and some chilis)||Quinoa|
|Couscous||Quinoa or millet|
|Flour tortillas (also the base for most “wraps”)||Corn tortillas|
|Regular cornbread||Use quinoa meal instead of flour|
|Flour for frying||Rice flour or corn meal|
|Thickening for soups||Arrowroot, potato starch, corn starch|
What to expect after going gluten free + vegan:
Better digestion and faster metabolism
Complete clearing up of the skin within weeks of going gluten free
Gluten can be a reason behind heavy weight of depressions
The body will start absorbing vitamins and minerals and thus you will feel happier and hormones will become balanced
Give it a try and go for our Alkaline Meal Plan!