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The Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living

*i the ULTIMATE guide to GLUTEN-FREE sö living The gluten-free diet - aka the diet of celiac disease sufferers, the gluten intolerant, and those with wheat or gluten allergies - is based on avoiding foods with gluten, including wheat, barley, spelt, rye, and, for some, oats. DEFINITION (1) Celiac disease is a condition in which gluten damages the villi – tiny-finger-like protrusions lining the small intestine - preventing the body from absorbing parts of food that are important for staying healthy. Without healthy villi, a person becomes malnourished, no matter how much food is eaten. STATS (2) (3) » One in 100 people in Europe and North America suffer from this genetic disorder. » About 1,8 million Americans have celiac disease, but around 1.4 million of them don't know they have it, according to a new estimate. 1.4 million .4 S million DIET MUST AVOID ALL FOOD CONTAINING DIET CAN INCLUDE » Wheat » Spelt » Fruits » Ancient gluten-free grains » Barley » For some, oats » Vegetable » Nuts and seeds » Rye » Meat and Fish PLACES GLUTEN HIDES (4) » Processed meat » Cornflakes » Breads, cereals, crackers, pasta, and baked goods like cold cuts » Modified food starch » Rice mixes » Preservatives Soy Sauce » Stabilizers » Sauces » Communion wafers » Marinades » Seitan » Packaged broth » MSG BROTH » Makeup GRAINS YOU SHOULD KNOW Teff is an ancient North Buckwheat, despite it's name, African cereal grass and is not related to the wheat is the smallest grain in family. Buckwheat groats the world! Cookied whole come from the buckwheat grain teff makes for a great hot breakfast cereal similar in consistency and texture to wheat farina. Great for the Ethiopian bread injera, cookies, and pancakes. plant and can be steam-cooked like rice for salads, ground into fresh flour, or made into porridge. Millet might resemble birdseed, but it's a staple food in the Far East and is a very alkaline grain Quinoa (keen-wa) is a high- protein grain grown in Peru and can be substituted for rice compared to most acidic grains. in most recipes. It's great for Use it like you would steamed rice, or use it to breakfast, lunch, or dinner! make a delicious cereal. TESTING (5) The blood test is GLUTEN-FREE DIET COMPLICATIONS used to test for high A lack of education is a huge issue. Many assume a gluten-free diet levels of certain can result in weight loss and increased health, but weight loss often autoantibodies - comes because of malabsorption. If you aren't celiac, gluten intolerant, or have a wheat or gluten allergy, this diet may not be for you. It's expensive. When going gluten free you often crave the convenience of pizza, sandwich bread, donuts, and other baked goods. Finding these gluten free can be costly, not to mention bad for your health as they're packed with sugars, fat, and salt. proteins that react against the body's own cells or tissues - in their blood. The test is inaccurate roughly 80% of the time. An intestinal biposy of the small intestine to check the WHEN WILL YOU FEEL BETTER? Once gluten is removed from the diet, it can take health of the villi is several years for adults to recover. For children, the performed to confirm small intestine will heal in 3-6 months. a diagnosis. FINALE What can ease your gluten-free woes? Explore tasteguru the amazing gluten-free recipes on Taste Guru's Pinterest, check out the Taste Guru blog for tips and news, and then subscribe to ENJOY GLUTEN FREE Taste Guru to find delicious gluten-free food! SOURCES (1) (2) (3) (4) (5)

The Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living

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