Can Going Gluten-Free Help with Other Diseases as Well? By Luke Gass

With our focus on gluten this past week, I figured this would be an appropriate article to share.  Apparently, claims the article, a gluten-free diet can also reduce inflammation in the body.  The author describes how going on this diet helped relieve symptoms of her fibromyalgia.

 

Discussion Question: Based on reading this article, what other diseases might respond well to a gluten-free diet and for what reason?

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  1. A disease (that is perhaps obvious) that may respond well to a gluten-free diet is the celiac disease, as it is characterized by a permanent intolerance to gluten.

    Celiac disease causes inflammation of and damage to the small intestine, leading to the malabsorption of iron, folate, calcium, and vitamin D.

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