Are You Not Healing Because Your Body Thinks Coffee, Chocolate & Cheese Are Gluten? Amy Myers, MD a functional medicine doctor talks about the foods that cross-react with gluten. Gluten Crosses Contamin, Gluten Sensitive, Food Sensitive, 19 Food, Gluten Reactions, Gluten Free, Functional Medicine Doctors, Medicine Md, Celiac Crosses Reactive
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There are a number of naturally gluten-free foods such as cheese, chocolate and coffee that contain proteins so similar to gluten that your body confuses them for gluten. When you eat these foods your body and immune system react as if you just ate a bowl of whole-wheat pasta.
What’s really happening inside your body when you eat bagels or bowl of cereal? What is gluten? Gluten is a protein made up of the peptides gliadin and glutenin and it is found in many grains such as wheat, semolina, spelt, kamut, rye and barley.
gluten is so ubiquitous that the government doesn't require it to be labeled on packages and it is often hidden under names like hydrolyzed vegetable protein, modified food starch or vegetable protein. This is a great list of ingredients you should avoid in order to ensure you are not eating gluten or wheat by another name.
A great resource for those starting out on the GF diet! 10 Unexpected Places Gluten Lurks (I'd also add watch wooden utensils, old pots and pans, kitchen strainers, and shared toasters. We have separate pots and pans -and even sponges- for gluten/gluten free cooking.
Do you have food sensitivities? The one simple test you can do anytime, anywhere to find out. Step 1: Determine if you have sensitivities to begin with. Step 2: Determine what food (or other environmental cause) is causing that tension..... kur ♥