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Hidden Sources of Gluten

How to recognize gluten that's not obvious on the label.

Everyday Items You Don't Have to Worry About

The good news is that gluten isn’t everywhere, especially once you move beyond the kitchen.

"One of the most common myths out there about gluten is that it’s an ingredient in envelope glue," Case says. "But an analysis of the largest envelope manufacturers in the U.S. showed this isn't true: Envelope glue is made from cornstarch, and is gluten-free." You also don't need to worry about beauty care products, such as shampoo or lotions, that you don't swallow, Case says.

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Reviewed on February 25, 2014

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