Gluten free is not a fad diet. It’s a way of life, much like veganism and vegetarian or even pescetarianism. While its purpose is to eliminate gluten from one’s diet, it has recently gained popularity due to fitness gurus and influencers selling it as another form of clean eating. Some even believe that it is healthier than having gluten in your diet, but there has been no hard … [Read more...]
Should I Consider a Gluten Free Diet?
Today, everybody knows about gluten, and millions are doing their darnedest to avoid it. Going gluten free is imperative for everyone with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by even minute amounts of gluten. However, some proponents claim that everyone should go gluten free?while critics dismiss it as just another passing fad. So, should you go gluten free? The … [Read more...]
Gluten-Free Diet May Help People with Neuropathic Pain
A strict gluten-free diet may help protect against the nerve pain that some people with gluten sensitivity experience, according to a preliminary study released today that was presented at the?American Academy of Neurology's 70th Annual Meeting?in?Los Angeles,?April 21 to 27, 2018. "These findings are exciting because it might mean that a relatively simple change in diet … [Read more...]
Gluten-Free Diet May Increase Risk of Arsenic, Mercury Exposure
The gluten-free diet has become popular in the U.S., although less than 1 percent of Americans have been diagnosed with celiac disease -- an out-of-control immune response to gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. A gluten-free diet is recommended for people with celiac disease, but others often say they prefer eating gluten-free because it reduces inflammation -- … [Read more...]