Gluten Intolerance; not just for Celiacs

Yet another great article by Chris Kresser – “the mainstream view of gluten intolerance has been relatively black or white: Either you have celiac disease, in which case even a small amount of gluten will send you running to the bathroom in three seconds flat, or you don’t, and you can chug down beer and bagels without fear. This “all-or-nothing” view has led to some doctors telling patients that suspect they’re sensitive to gluten but test negative for CD that they’re simply imagining an affliction that doesn’t exist.  It turns out those doctors are wrong.”

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The gluten made her do it…

Incredibly interesting article.  I’m fairly sure gluten interferes with my sleep (can’t get to sleep, wake easily, then very tired the next morning) and causes me to be exhausted by the end of the week.  I don’t get any GI symptoms from gluten so it’s taken me a while to figure out that it may be causing other problems.

“an estimated 3 million Americans have celiac disease, which causes a wide variety of symptoms, ranging from depression to abdominal pain. The NFCA says research indicates that six times as many Americans—18 million—have Continue reading