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The Connection Between Gluten, Weight Loss And Weight Gain

The Connection Between Gluten, Weight Loss And Weight Gain

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...

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Foods That Can Help Boost Your Immune System

Foods That Can Help Boost Your Immune System

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...

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7 Gluten-Free Grocery List Essentials

7 Gluten-Free Grocery List Essentials

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...

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Inflammation And Your Immune System

Inflammation And Your Immune System

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...

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A Guide To Alcoholic Drinks For The Gluten-Free Dieter

A Guide To Alcoholic Drinks For The Gluten-Free Dieter

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,...

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Health Conditions That Can Improve When You Go Gluten-Free

Health Conditions That Can Improve When You Go Gluten-Free

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...

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