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    Digestive System Gluten is a protein in wheat endosperm, a seed-produced seed which is used to make flour. Some natural food sources containing gluten is white flour, whole wheat flour, wheat germ and spelt. Some common symptoms that may indicate the presence of Celiac disease are vomiting, fatigue, abdominal bloating and pain, and weight loss. The two lab tests used to diagnose the disease is a blood test for gluten antibodies, or a biopsy of the small bowel to assess if any damage has been done to the gut. Skin biopsies might also be taken. Lactose intolerance is caused by the body not producing enough lactase. Lactase is an enzyme secreted in the small intestine that digests substances containing lactose. If lactose is consumed, symptoms like stomach bloating,…

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    see the words “gluten free”. Every box you pick up either says contains gluten or gluten free. I grew up never hearing this saying. No person heard it before. What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found in mainly foods containing grains. Gluten acts as a glue holding the shape of the food together. Wherever I go I hear people talking about how they don’t eat gluten. My aunt for example told me she stopped eating gluten. I didn’t bother to ask why because she wouldn’t know either. She stopped…

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    aisles of food that line the shelves of American grocery stores, everywhere you look “gluten free!” is plastered on almost every label, bag, and box. You might even notice that there is one or multiple gluten free alternatives for just about everything you are looking for. Gluten free bread, pastries, pasta, pizza crust, the list goes on. But grocery stores arn’t the only ones; thousands of restaurants across the country have created gluten free menus and options in recent years. The term,…

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    Poday, gluten ingestion has been linked with a variety of clinical gluten-related disorders, with an estimated 5% of the population worldwide affected by these disorders. Source http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/07853890.2017.1325968?journalCode=iann20 Celiac disease, wheat allergy and non-celiac gluten sensitivity are the three primary gluten-related disorders that have received much attention. These three conditions share similar symptoms, yet, they are entirely different in how they…

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    Table Clinic Introduction: Gluten is one of the most extensively consumed proteins in the world. Almost twenty million people state that they commonly experience problems after eating products that contain gluten and a third of American adults say that they are trying to eliminate gluten from their diets. Not only can gluten affect adults, but it can also have just as much of an effect on children as well. Celiac disease is defined as a disease in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to…

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    I know you may be scared or have questions and concerns about going through with this new gluten free diet of yours, but I assure you that you have nothing to worry about. In fact, it’s scientifically proven that having a diet consisting of gluten free is really beneficial for one’s health in the long term and not just a “fad.” You may not be fully aware of what gluten really is, so let me break it down for you. Gluten is for the most part made up out of 2 proteins; glutenin and gliadin. First…

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    when gluten is removed from the diet. However, they do not test positive for celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease caused by a reaction to gliadin; a gluten protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and sometimes oats. The history of why and when wheat and thus gluten has changed, affecting our bodies differently, can be traced back to a man by the name of Norman Borlaug. Borlaug had good intentions to help feed the world. He genetically modified the wheat crop to produce high…

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    The Gluten-Free Diet

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    The Gluten-Free Diet A gluten-free diet, at its most basic, is a diet that excludes gluten and all foods that contain gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye, and triticale (a wheat-rye hybrid). The goal of such a diet is to reduce the inflammation that gluten causes in the digestive system of individuals with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. If you have a mild gluten sensitivity, you might be able to get away with a little exposure now and then, but for those with serious allergies or…

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    Gluten Free Diet

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    Gluten-free: Popular trend or Essential diet Recently in the past few years, gluten-related disorders have received a lot of attention in in the press and social media (Allen 2015). The sale of gluten-free foods and products has become highly requested making it a multibillion dollar business (Allen 2015). Some people have chosen to go in this diet because of health issues, such as celiac disease or gluten sensitivity allergies. There are also a lot more people who are following into this diet…

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    living gluten-free is not a cure, but only a treatment to an improved health and well-being. Not eating gluten does not cure the disease, it just stops the symptoms. A cure would let people with Celiac eat gluten again without getting symptoms. However, Celiac Disease is a lifelong autoimmune disorder in which the small intestine is hypersensitive to gluten, leading to difficulty in digesting food. Even though the labeling of gluten free is expensive, companies are now price gouging those with…

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