Should you be gluten-free?

If you have been diagnosed with celiac disease you should most certainly be gluten-free. Celiac disease is a genetic phenomenon which scientists trace to certain genes. There is a disorder called gluten intolerance that indicates that you should avoid excessive exposure to gluten.

Oddly, scientists know less about gluten intolerance than they do about full-blown celiac disease. The article below from Medical News Today will provide you with some more detailed information about gluten intolerance.

Gluten is the name for the proteins that give wheat its unique baking qualities. While wheat is the greatest source of gluten, there are other grains, which contain these proteins as well. This article gives us valuable insights into the foods and symptoms of gluten intolerance.

Remember, there are differences between celiac disease, wheat allergies, and gluten intolerance. You will find some answers here. Become a label reader (which most of us should do more of). Make sure you know which of the foods you eat contain wheat and try to avoid them.

Gluten can cause inflammation, which can be the source of risks to other diseases. While the gut is the most vulnerable to this inflammation, there is evidence that the inflammation can worsen symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, asthma, lupus and inflammatory bowel disease.

My company has developed, manufactures and offers many gluten-free products that can make living with gluten intolerance much more tolerable. It will never be easy, but it can be easier. It begins by knowing what you are ingesting and what it contains. Be well.

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