Quantcast Gluten-Free Grains Other Than Rice | NFCA
Skip Navigation Links

Gluten-Free Grains Other Than Rice


This blog is sponsored by ShopRite logo



My tTG is 296 - that’s strongly positive. I cannot digest rice. Please suggest some other grains that are easy to digest.




Hi Divya. There are a wide variety of gluten-free grains to choose from. All are a good source of fiber and provide a range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, as well as have varying tastes, textures and culinary uses. A list of gluten free grains commonly enjoyed by those who have to avoid gluten includes, but is not limited to:

  • quinoa
  • millet
  • amaranth
  • teff
  • wild rice (which is different from white and brown rice, so perhaps you can  tolerate it)
  • sorghum
  • corn/polenta
  • certified gluten-free oats (if you can tolerate them--most celiacs can, but some cannot)
  • buckwheat

Please note that inherently gluten-free grains can become cross contaminated with gluten, so it's a good idea to purchase from manufacturers that incorporate safe practices to prevent contamination from happening.


Rachel Begun, MS, RD

Related Content:

Give Us Your Feedback!

  • Have you or your family members been diagnosed?
    Complete our celiac disease symptoms checklist today to find out if you are at risk of having celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity ('gluten sensitivity').  We can help improve your quality of life!
  • Stay Informed!
    Join our monthly newsletter to receive news, updates, and tips for healthy gluten-free living and information about celiac disease. Sign-up for the monthly e-mail newsletter