Gluten Relation with Healthy Life


What is Gluten?

A debate on Gluten diet and gluten free diet is always been in the news nowadays because there are hundreds of foods that contain gluten and we cannot stay away from those particular foods. But, on the other hand, gluten diet is also beneficial for our health because of high nutritional values. Foods such as Grains Barley, including barley malt, Bran, Bulgur, Farina, Kamut, Orzo, Semolina, Spelt, Wheat, Pastas, Baked Goods such as Cake, Bread, Breadcrumbs, Cupcakes, Tortillas, Bagels, Muffins, Pastries, Sandwich, buns, Hot dog buns, Pizza, Crust, Pie crust, Cereal made from rye, wheat, bran, and barley constitute protein which is called gluten.

For most people, wheat is the most common source of gluten. As the filler, Gluten is also used in many processed/prepackaged foods like ketchup and salad dressing. Many people try to avoid it, but true are that when you try to avoid it you eat it more.

Gluten containing foods are high in fiber and an excellent source of protein that is the basic need of your bodies.


Perception about Gluten

Some people think that it is bad. Have a look why people think like that.

  • Insulin and leptin resistance
  • Weight gain
  • Nerve damage
  • Osteoporosis
  • Cancer
  • Brain fog and headaches
  • Joint pain
  • Slow recovery from workouts
  • Heart disease
  • Insomnia

Dreadful Gluten

People are considering gluten as their frightful enemy because of awareness about adverse health effects. It gives birth to following diseases and disorders

  • Celiac disease
  • When people eat gluten-containing foods, their immune system reacts by damaging the small intestine.
  • Gluten sensitivity
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Brain disorder (neurological illness)
  • Addiction towards wheat
  • Autoimmune disease

Gluten Free Foods

It is very easy to find such foods from superstore but you aware of the ingredients mention on the label. Gluten free foods are expensive but where you think it works better for your health then must buy these products.  These are few common gluten free products

  • Yeast Free Brown Rice Bread
  • Raisin Pecan Bread
  • Rice Almond Bread
  • Rice Millet Bread
  • White Rice Bread
  • Yeast Free Multi-Seed Rice Bread
  • Brown Rice English Muffins
  • Multi-Seed English Muffins

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