Initially, a gluten-free diet is only for children with autism and people who are allergic to gluten. Following the success of actress Miley Cyrus in losing weight with this method. Now, the much-loved gluten-free diet and applied by the normal and healthy. In fact they believe that this diet can improve health and ageless. Is this true?
Gluten or proteins that are sticky, chewy and elastic, which are contained in some types of cereals, mainly wheat, barley (barley), bread, biscuits, pasta, breakfast cereals, noodles and all kinds of foods made from wheat flour.
As reported by news-medical.net, health experts at Kansas State University, said that the gluten-free diet can be a good option for some people. However, not necessarily healthy.
Yet. by Rachel Begun, a licensed nutritionist and food industry consultant, told Today’s Health that the only people who have a gluten-related disease is a gluten-free diet should not do.
“People who do gluten free diet weight will increase if they are too dependent to a gluten-free processed foods, many of the types that have fat, calories and sugar is higher than the foods that have gluten,” says Rachel.
Eating gluten, according to Dr Harris Steinman of Allergy Society of South Africa’s Working Group on Childhood Asthma, South Africa, it can cause adverse effects in some people who are sensitive to gluten.
That it contains wheat protein, including any gluten in small amounts in foods, it will directly cause disruption to those who are sensitive, such as itchy skin and eczema, gastrointestinal disorders (abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting), as well as respiratory problems. An allergic reaction to gluten usually appear within minutes to a few hours after eating or inhaling wheat products. The only way to cope with a gluten allergy is to avoid all foods that contain gluten, especially wheat.
So, if the child, family, or yourself suffering from any of the symptoms mentioned Dr sensitivity. Steinman above, right after eating gluten, you should immediately consult a doctor to determine whether or not gluten-free diet.
Usually, before determining the results, the doctor will do some tests, such as blood tests and intestinal biopsy to diagnose whether you are suffering from sensitivity to gluten positive. If the test result is positive, then performed a new gluten-free diet under the supervision of physicians and nutritionists.
Remember, this diet must be followed with discipline. All food must be consumed free of gluten. Be sure, any kind of food made of wheat and wheat flour should be removed from your shopping list. May be useful!