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Is chili powder gluten free? Find out what the experts say

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Expert opinion from Livia Dickson Chen, Nutritionist

Gluten is naturally present in cereals, which is not the case with chili. However, during the processing and preparation of chili powder, there may be crosses with foods or equipment that contain gluten. Therefore, it is important to note the label says if the product is gluten-free.

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Expert opinion from Roseane M Silva, Nutritionist

It all depends on the process she went through. If bought in a store in bulk, it may contain traces, as it is often handled with the same equipment. For people with a high level of gluten sensitivity, care should be taken.

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Expert opinion from Leticia Soares, Nutritionist

Chili powder is a mix of ground dried chiles, cayenne pepper, cumin, garlic powder, paprika, oregano, and onion powder. Usually, chili powder should not contain gluten. However, it is always necessary to check the composition of the powder, since some manufacturers add flours with gluten to powdered seasonings for a higher yield of the product.

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This is for information purpose only, and should not be considered as a substitute for medical expertise. These are opinions from an external panel of individual doctors, and not to be considered as opinion of Microsoft. Please seek professional help regarding any health conditions or concerns.

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