Who Really Shouldn't Eat Gluten?

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Ever wonder about the differences between Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity? Or maybe you're wondering if YOU should go gluten free?

Check out this informative article from the Wall Street Journal!

New Guide to Who Really Shouldn't Eat Gluten

You've got abdominal pains, bloating, fatigue and foggy thinking. You feel worse after eating wheat or other foods with gluten, and better when you avoid them.

A report is calling for a new classification system for gluten-related disorders, including celiac disease; dermatitis herpetiformis; gluten ataxia; wheat allergy and gluten sensitivity. Melinda Beck has details on Lunch Break.
.Is it a wheat allergy, celiac disease or the power of suggestion, given all the buzz around gluten-free diets? Or might it be an ailment medicine doesn't officially recognize yet?

Aiming to clarify the situation, a group of 15 experts from seven countries is proposing a new classification system for the gluten-related disorders plaguing a growing number of people around the world for unknown reasons.

The proposal defines a spectrum of illnesses based on the kind of immune defenses people mount to gluten, from wheat allergies to autoimmune responses, such as celiac disease, in which the body mistakenly attacks its own tissue.

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