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With all the news about gluten and gluten-free diets, you may be wondering if gluten intolerance might be behind your weight gain. The answer is that, yes, if your body can’t process gluten, you may have many problems with weight gain, among others. However, weight...read more
A number of foods have been found to benefit the immune system. One group of foods is thought to reduce inflammation in the body, leading to less wear and tear on all your bodily systems, including your immune system: anti-inflammatory foods. Adding anti-inflammatory...read more
When you have gluten intolerance, it helps to have a gluten free grocery list as a reference. The good news is that many foods are naturally gluten free and you probably already eat many of them. Grains - You’ll want to avoid wheat, barley, and rye. But that leaves...read more
The word inflammation comes from the Latin inflammare, to set on fire. In the context of our immune system, heat, redness, pain and swelling form as a reaction to either injury, or a perceived threat in the body. If you've ever hit your thumb with a hammer, you can...read more
When you’re eliminating gluten, it’s important to consider which alcoholic drinks you will incorporate into your diet. You may not have considered how much gluten there is in alcohol yet, but it can really affect your exposure to gluten. Any beverages made from wheat,...read more
While people who have celiac disease and gluten allergies most often eliminate gluten from their diet, there are other health conditions that can benefit from a gluten-free diet. In fact, you may find that eating gluten-free is the answer for what’s ailing you. One of...read more