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Is Gluten Bad For Your Health?

Is Gluten Bad for my health? Have you asked this question to yourself? Or have you felt anything weird after eating bread, Pizza, pasta or any other high Gluten food? If yes then You’re at the right place we will address all of this and many more questions and find what whether Gluten is a culprit for bad health.

Gluten-free has become a trend lately that you see in supermarkets putting all kinds of gluten-free products on the shelves.

As Medical Doctor Alessio Fasano puts it in his book Gluten Freedom Celica disease is purely caused by high gluten diet. But celiac disease is not the only gluten-related disorder.

Tennis player Novak Đoković was having a consultation with Dr. Igor Cetojevic. Djokovic was having trouble breathing during a match. He apparently had also vomited violently during a break. Doctor Cetojevic explained to Djokovic that he was likely sensitive to gluten. Even though he wasn’t diagnosed with celiac disease, Djokovic started a gluten free diet and drastically improved his health very quickly.

Does it make sense for me to remove wheat, gluten from my life? “Well, carbohydrates dominating foods like grains shoot up our blood sugar, causing us various issues like weight and Insulin resistance. So yea grain-free keto diet or low-carb diet has tremendous benefits. But we are here to talk about the uniqueness of removing wheat and gluten from our diet.

Lowcarbs.in - Is Gluten Bad For Your Health?

So what if I’m not gluten sensitive or celiac?

Does it make sense for me to remove wheat, gluten from my life? “Well, carbohydrates dominating foods like grains shoot up our blood sugar, causing us various issues like weight and Insulin resistance. So yea grain-free keto diet or low-carb diet has tremendous benefits. But we are here to talk about the uniqueness of removing wheat and gluten from our diet.

It is well document that people who are not sensitive to gluten or suffering from celiac have easily lost plenty of weight just by removing wheat from their diet. 2012 study from Brazil found that a gluten-free diet reduces body fat, inflammation and insulin resistance. Clear indicators for patients with diabetes can benefit from a gluten-free diet.

Why does high gluten food make me feel weird?

Wheat gluten is a binder of two proteins called gliadin and glutenin. Most people may not be sensitive to gluten but none of us can completely digest these two proteins.

“All of the proteins we ingest can be completely dismantle with the exception of one strange, unusual protein. … That protein is gluten and, more specifically, its components gliadins and glutenins.”

Dr. Alessio Fasano, Write of Gluten Freedom

These undigested gluten is found floating around our upper small intestine which is perceived by our gut as a component of a dangerous bacterium or bacteria. Which send signals to our immune response to fight against it. Dr. Fasano says that “this response is elicited in everyone. It is not exclusive to people affected by gluten-related disorders.” And, this immune response provokes inflammation.

We don’t want our body to be inflamed 24/7 Dr. James Oschman explores the link between inflammation and chronic diseases like Alzheimer’s, bowel disorders, cancer, diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Hence we could see many stories of people reversing some or other diseases by going on gluten-free diet despite not being gluten sensitive.

So should I stop eating gluten?

We’re eating way more gluten now. With the food pyramid projecting to eat grain-heavy diet. Most of the food products in the supermarket contain gluten or some component of wheat. Gluten is highly versatile and can be used in all kinds of foods like ketchup, soy sauce, cold cuts and even lipstick.

Wheat back then is not the same as wheat now the hybridization techniques transformed the wheat. This study found that compared to ancient strains of wheat, modern wheat expresses a higher quantity of genes from gluten proteins which are responsible to cause celiac disease.

Conclusion:

Wheat and a gluten-free diet have proven to be benefited from all domains. Celiacs and gluten-sensitive people should be very careful with gluten. While for other healthy people continuing to have gluten and glucose in their diet can kill their health causing their bodies to inflamed. It is worth giving a gluten-free diet a try worst-case scenario you’ll lose a couple of kgs of fat during the process.

But be cautious when choosing your gluten-free products, Just because it is gluten-free, not necessary it is healthy. Gluten-free products are often packed with high sugar, more refined unhealthy fats, and other added preservative. Going from processed food to gluten-free processed food is hardly an improvement in health. Your health will drastically improve and manage to lose a significant amount of FAT if you follow a low carbohydrate diet to know more read this blog.

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