July 14, 2024
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Gluten-Free Diet: A gluten-free diet is a diet that strictly excludes gluten, which is a mixture of proteins that is found in wheat and related grains. This includes barley, rye, oat, and all their species and hybrids as gluten causes health problems for those with gluten-related disorders. The disorders including celiac disease (CD), non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), gluten ataxia, dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) and wheat allergy. The gluten-free diet has shown to be an effective treatment for individuals who have a gluten intolerance. This diet may even help improve gastrointestinal or systemic symptoms like irritable bowel syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis or HIV enteropathy, among others. With a gluten-free diet, they have also been promoted as an alternative treatment for people with autism. Local healthcare professionals discuss to their patients what goes into this diet, the foods they need to buy and avoid, the health benefits and the side-effects that can come from this diet so they can have a healthy lifestyle. For many, this diet makes eating healthy, nourishing and easier than ever.

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