Gluten-free bread can be hard to swallow, quite literally. When someone is considering a gluten-free lifestyle, bread is often the deal breaker. I have heard so many people say, “My doctor (or someone) said I should cut out gluten, but I just can’t give up bread.” or “I am gluten-free, except I occasionally have bread.” 🙄 (just a note- your not actually gluten free then)
Something as simple as a piece of bread can be standing between them and potential better health.
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Here is a partial listing of conditions that can be linked directly or indirectly to Celiac disease and/or gluten sensitivity. Gluten not only directly damages various parts of the body, it also causes nutritional deficiencies that adversely effect the whole body. So while these symptoms seem completely unrelated, they can be traced to a Continue reading “Do You See Yourself Here?”
Gluten is a difficult protein to digest. It is thought, for some people, the immune system sees the gluten particles as the an enemy and attacks it (producing antibodies) causing inflammation in various parts of the body and poor absorption of nutrients which leads to various health problems.
There is no evidence that everyone needs to avoid gluten. For many, it has become a fad diet or a way to seek weight loss, however that does not mean it isn’t a real condition. Gluten creates real health problems for many people.
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