Items tagged Food Sensitivity

How to Tell If You Should Give Up Gluten

Could you be allergic to gluten, or could you just have a sensitivity to gluten? Turns out, there's a difference. Only a small percent of the US population—1 to 2%—has the actual autoimmune condition known as celiac disease, where exposure to wheat gluten, rye, barley and related proteins can cause a severe immune response. That said, there’s a growing number of people who appear to have what’s now being called non-celiac wheat sensitivity, a condition where...

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New Research On Food --- Don’t Over-react!

We all know certain foods can make us feel a certain way. Some of these foods have a similar effect on most people--whether turkey making us sleepy or beans causing flatulence. Some foods are well known to cause certain effects in some people, such as certain wines, cheeses, and chocolates can create headaches in those sensitive to those foods. Finally, we might recognize certain foods to affect ourselves in a fairly unique way. With so many foods out there, and...

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