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Celiac Disease: Symptoms and How to Get Diagnosed

Celiac Disease: Symptoms and How to Get Diagnosed

Consuming gluten and wheat has become a controversial hot topic. In a recent article, we discussed the reasons for you to be mindful of your wheat consumption and discussed non-celiac wheat sensitivity. Wheat has become integral in the American diet, but many people have started questioning its impact on their health. We all love bread, bagels, pasta, cereal, pizza, baked goods, and many things that often contain wheat.  For some of us, however, wheat can cause serious health reactions. Celiac disease is an inflammatory condition of the digestive tract where the immune system believes gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye, is the enemy. The intense inflammatory reaction caused by ingesting gluten harms the gut lining leading to poor absorption of essential nutrients....

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16 Surprising Signs You Have a Gluten Intolerance

by Lindsay Sheehan Gluten – which means “glue” in Latin – is a family of proteins found in cereal grains like wheat, rye, and barley. It is created when two cereal proteins, glutenin, and gliadin, join together. This bond is what makes dough elastic, allows baked goods to rise, and gives bread its chewy texture. Although gluten is one of the most widely consumed proteins around the world, and humans have been eating wheat (and gluten) for at least 10,000 years, the rate of gluten-related disorders has quadrupled since 1950. And, as of yet, no one can explain with certainty why we are seeing a sudden rise of sensitivities to gluten-based foods. To say that gluten is a complex and controversial topic is a huge understatement. Depending on...