Live Gluten-Free and…
Feel good! Look good! Be more energized!
How to tell if you’re Gluten Intolerant….. “Let your gut be your guide” It will be a great indicator, and the results can tell you why you should eat a gluten-free diet.
The first step is to avoid Gluten and see how you feel. It is easy to find the most obvious sources of gluten – these include bread, cookies, cakes, pastry, pizza, pasta and breadcrumbs. Any foods containing wheat or wheat products contain gluten and must be avoided. There is a wide choice of gluten-free products in the supermarket today, many of which are very expensive and often less than nutritious. You need to be careful about consuming too many Gluten-free sugary confections in place of your normal carbohydrate intake if you wish to heal, lose weight and create a much healthier lifestyle.
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where she highlights the super-foods and nourishing whole foods which are naturally gluten free.
Shopping List for Healthy Gluten-Free Foods
‘The Healthiest foods are found on the perimeter of the store. This is where you find fruits, vegetables and fish and meat. Buy and eat these foods if you’re Gluten Intolerant!’
There is no gluten in roasted chicken, rib-eye steak, peaches, mangoes, or guacamole.
Think about rice paper rolls with prawns, lamb kebabs, hummus and garlic, spring vegetable soup, or eggs benedict.
Consider whole fresh foods which are naturally gluten free and stay away from canned or processed foods altogether. You can enjoy beautiful whole fresh fruits and vegetables –‘Whole’ foods are those that have not been processed or refined and are as close to their natural state as possible.
- Fresh fruit – unprocessed
- Fresh vegetables
- And Plant oils are naturally free from of artificial colors, flavors and sweeteners.
The foods below are “super-foods” and are rich in Vitamins Antioxidants and Essential Nutrients:
- Goji berries
- Cacao powder
People today are looking for food that not only tastes wonderful but is also really good for them. We’re not into our food looking or tasting like cardboard! This information will help you find the great-tasting food you need once you’ve established why you should eat a gluten-free diet.
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WHY EAT A GLUTEN-FREE DIET?
If you’ve been diagnosed with Celiac disease you probably know why you should eat a gluten-free diet. However an estimated 6 per cent of the USA or 16 to 18 million people are considered to have ‘Gluten-Intolerance’ a new category defined by Alessio Fasano and others in a 2012 paper published in the journal BMC medicine. Fasano is a pediatric gastroenterologist and founder and director of the University of Maryland Centre for Celiac research. As yet there is no reliable scientific diagnosis for Gluten Intolerance.