Guteen Free Diet

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Gluten-Free Diet | Gluten-Free Diet and Menu | A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes the protein gluten. Gluten is found in grains such as wheat, barley, rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). A gluten-free diet is used to treat celiac disease. Gluten causes inflammation in the small intestines of people with celiac disease. Eating a gluten-free diet helps people with celiac disease control their signs and symptoms and prevent complications. Gluten is found in almost all processed foods, often masked on labeling by names like shortening, natural flavoring, stabilizer agent and thickener. This makes it very difficult, and if not almost impossible, to avoid entirely as it is even found in chemical medications, some vitamin supplements as a binding agent and also in cosmetic products such as lipsticks, lip balms and chap sticks. Soy sauces and MSG can also contain hidden gluten. By eliminating products from the diet that contain gluten, you may find yourself instead consuming more fresh, whole and organic foods. This in itself will be greatly beneficial to your overall health, as it will mean that your chances of consuming processed foods will be virtually eliminated. Another benefit to going gluten-free is that your sugar and fat intake is drastically reduced. One of the best ways to avoid gluten completely is to prepare meals from scratch. Ensure that utensils that are used to prepare them are kept and used entirely separately from those used to prepare foods that contain gluten. Allowed foods many healthy and delicious foods are naturally gluten-free such as the following. * Beans, seeds, nuts in their natural, unprocessed form * Fresh eggs * Fresh meats, fish and poultry (not breaded, batter-coated or marinated) * Fruits and vegetables * Most dairy products Menu of the day * Breakfast * Quick

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