There is so much more science and information available about the problems with modern wheat…not just for celiacs. For easy clean up, use reusable silicone muffin cups. An Overview of the Gluten-Free Diet. Also no more bloated but hungry after meals. In I got a computer and searched the internet with my symptoms. And just to test this out I was invited out for a spaghetti feed just last night.
If you have to use scare tactics to get your point across, I assume you have a weak argument. But his call to action at the end is compelling. If gluten is truly destroying my gut lining, slowing me down mentally, and causing me constant inflammation; then I imagine removing it for a month to get it entirely out of my system should have a noticeable impact on my sense of well-being. Anecdotal evidence, though not scientifically rigorous, is usually the best we have for assessing different health and lifestyle practices.
Gluten, one of the most widely consumed proteins in the world, has become a culinary villain. I mean, there are Gluten-Free Expos happening all over the country, for heaven’s sake. While there are a lot of Americans who suffer from chronic illnesses such as celiac disease who must kick gluten to the curb to keep these disorders at bay, there’s a new group of non-allergic, gluten-free devotees who have given it up simply because they feel better without it. Even though they haven’t been diagnosed with a medical condition, they nix gluten in order to combat side effects such as bloating and fatigue. Recent scientific research definitely adds to the hype. Apparently, the gluten our parents ate 50 years ago isn’t at all like the stuff we consume today; much of it has been severely modified and our bodies haven’t evolved in time to properly process it. Some experts even claim that today’s gluten is responsible for a range of disorders, from mental illnesses to dementia, causing inflammation in the brain and even cancer.
Within a week we had stopped all meds for reflux, constipation, and the undiagnosed skin problems on her bottom. Since I got glutened last time, I abstained and made myself a roasted vegetable scramble. Daily Totals: 1, calories, 70 g protein, g carbohydrates, 28 g fiber, 51 g fat, 27 mg niacin, 2 mcg vitamin B12, mcg folate, 1, mg sodium. I continue to read articles like this one stating the lack of science available to go gluten or wheat free. Davis is not time ill spent.