When you eat gluten - Does your body have a reaction to it?

When you eat gluten - Does your body have a reaction to it?

Do you get an upset stomach? Do you get bloated,? Do you have stomach pain? Do you get a headache? Do you feel sluggish? Or do you simply just don’t feel well? These are signals that your body is sending you - that something is not right. 

Your body cannot process the food that you have eaten properly and it’s asking for your help to please pay attention here because something is not right. The problem is so many of us are use to taking a steroid type drug (like cortisone, hydrocortisone, or prednisone, e.g.) which reduces inflammation and the symptoms go down. 

The real issue comes when we cover up the pain instead of digging deeper and looking at what is the root cause of your pain/discomfort and inflammation.

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Is The Elimination Diet A Good Place To Start?

 Is The Elimination Diet A Good Place To Start?

If you suspect that you are have problems when you digest gluten, then no an elimination diet or challenge as it is often referred to is not the best place to start.

The best place to start is to get tested to see if your body truly is having a reaction to gluten. 

And to get the most accurate results, you need to be eating gluten. So trying something for a few days to test your resolve or with no real medical assistance and testing, is not advised. Jumping on and off gluten is not a good thing and can lead to severe complications and/or problems if you have celiac disease so this should not be taken lightly.

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