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12 Tips for Gluten Free Living #5: Learn Other Names and Forms of Wheat

Wheat, rye, barley and oats are easy to remember but what are some of the other words we need to look for on food labels?  The list below includes varieties and hybrids of wheat, trademarked names for wheat and wheat products, flours and products or ingredients made from wheat.  Keep in mind this list is just intended to get you started, there are more.

  • Kamut® (pronounced ka-moo)
  • Triticale (pronounced trit-ih-KAY-lee)
  • Spelt
  • Semolina
  • Graham Flour
  • Bulgur
  • Farina®
  • Couscous
  • Seitan (pronounced: “say-than”)

I hope this list will help you get started in learning some of the other names for wheat and wheat products.  Feel free to share others you may have found.


Rogene Robbins is the author of The Gluten Free Good Life and other books available at Espirational Books  and Amazon.com’s Kindle Store. Please visit her Healthy and Gluten Free page to learn about Rogene’s own gluten free good life.