Anyone allergic to SOY products? HELP!!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by dirtdoctor, Jul 6, 2008.

  1. dirtdoctor

    dirtdoctor Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all,
    Imagine the shock of raising your kids with home grown food, milk from your own cow, etc.... and when your daughter gets to be about 20, a real pronounced allergy sets in, Wheat and SOY.
    Gluten allergy. We have done lots of stuff ot deteremine what it is that makes her break out.
    imagine a 17 yrold boy with the worst case of pimples. now carry that to a lovely woman of 23.
    well she has logged her total dietary intake and made a determination that gluten makes her break out. (just touching it will do it). Soy is the next thing that is comming up in her self research. WHERE DO YOU FIND non -soy foods?
    Did you know that SOY Oil is used to lubercate food machinery? We are looking for recepies, foods, adn any new information regarding soy, gluten allergies.

    Some Protien blockers might block it out too.
    Shes a rocket scientist so shes working dilligently to follow a PLAN. I need to find out what foods are available that I can buy for her to cook with. (OH DID I mention that her favorite hobby is as a CHEF!!! COOKING and shes is really a good cook too. (post my picture here to see the fat rolls)
    so your help and insite is so apprecated.

    Those on this forum have been a great resourse of infomration chicken adn other wise. Great friendships born and cast at this web site.

    Thanks again
    Jack [email protected]
     
  2. Featherland

    Featherland Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We do not eat anything with gluten. One of my children doesn't eat soy or dairy either. It is actually quite easy if you like to cook. We make most things from scratch. There are so many things we cook differently including baked goods. Tell me specifically what you are looking for and I could probably help you. For baked goods it is best to use a combination of different flours ex. Rice Flour, Garfavabean Flour, Buckwheat Flour, Sorghum Flour, Millet Flour, Almond Flour, Tapioca Flour, Potato Starch, Corn Starch depending what you are making. These are available at Health Food Stores and some large grocery stores or mail order (Bob's Red Mill ) Use canola oil, olive oil or many other oils that don't have soy. We often use corn tortillas as a substitute for bread. If you want to check if a product contains gluten or soy call the company most have phone numbers on the label. If gluten and soy are a problem a lot of times dairy is too. I hope your daughter gets it all figured out.
     
  3. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    DH sister is soy allergy, even gum has soy lecithin that will cause her RA to flair- bad. There are flour mixes out there that can be used in products, nemataste (spelling?) is a brand here in Maine, they are expensive and if for some reason you cannot find these products, let me know and I'll see about getting you information. They have bread, cake, brownies and so much out there for these that are plagued with problems.
    I learned to make pie crust with olive oil (she can eat wheat)
    If you would like me to do a bit of research, its not a problem to find out where the Maine folks recieve their products.
    God bless anyone who is celiac, soy and other allergic. Its not easy, I have my own diff issues with lanolin, aloe, vite E, and latex ...I empathize with you and your family.
     
  4. Ole'Brothersfarm

    Ole'Brothersfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    A few years ago, my father started showing severe health problems, almost to the point of death. Well, he found out that he was allergic to wheat and wheat by-products.

    He and my mother have started a company with all gluten free products. The sky is the limit. Their website is domatalivingflour.com Along with the many products they sell, they also have a ton of gluten free recipes.

    I'm not plugging their company, just hope it helps you.
     
  5. farm_mom

    farm_mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I feel your pain. When my daughter was two she ate a cashew at a christmas party and nearly died. She is anaphylactic to tree nuts and peanuts and my son is allergic to tree nuts, peanuts and eggs. Living with a serious allergy is life altering. We have to avoid all legumes here, including soy because my daughter can develop allergies to those as well because they are all related to peanuts. The easiest way to avoid the allergins is to grow your own food and eat whole foods as much as possible. I would also recommend joining FAAN (Food Allergy and Anaphylactic Network.) They give all kinds of great advice. They send out newsletters and are a great source of warnings when a product has changed ingredients or accidently forgot to label their food product correctly. They also have huge lists of the synonyms for any given allergy, so you can find the soy among all those huge nonsensical ingredients on the pkg. It is not easy and the hardest part is educating those around you and your daughter who just don't get how serious it is. Good luck to you and your daughter. She sounds like a wonderful young woman who will embrace these changes and not let this define or limit her.
     
  6. BowChickaBowMow

    BowChickaBowMow Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Food allergies (man different kinds) are in our family. Have her check out Food Allergy Network. I've gotten many recipes from them over the years. I am allergic or sensitive to soy... but only big amounts. I get migraines from it, say if I drink a glass of soy milk or something w/ a similar amount like that. My youngest daughter gets a rash from it.

    Best of luck w/ the allergy issues. Hopefully she'll become less sensitive to it.
     
  7. spook

    spook Chillin' With My Peeps

    Ole'Brothersfarm :

    A few years ago, my father started showing severe health problems, almost to the point of death. Well, he found out that he was allergic to wheat and wheat by-products.

    He and my mother have started a company with all gluten free products. The sky is the limit. Their website is domatalivingflour.com Along with the many products they sell, they also have a ton of gluten free recipes.

    I'm not plugging their company, just hope it helps you.

    I didnt take it as plugging their business, but let me tell you, its always wonderful to have new names, lines and products to choose from. Thank you and your family members for sharing their needs with the rest of those with problems!!! Kudos!​
     

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