Gluten- free is it just a fad or a GREAT idea??
People with Celiac Disease have no choice but to ditch the Gluten but others choose this route to lose weight/improve health. You may be sensitive to gluten without having celiac disease, and it could greatly benefit you by cutting it out.
Gluten and Celiac Disease:
Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disease where the body reacts negatively to gluten. CD is where the Gluten damages the intestines. You can take a blood test with your Doctor to see if you have CD.
Why People lose weight when going Gluten-free:
-A gluten free diet is more restrictive therefore you have to be more selective with foods- however the range and offerings are growing in supermarkets and restaurants.
-Many ‘junk’ foods have gluten so cutting these out has a great impact on weight loss
-Many carbohydrates like bread and cereal include gluten and therefore you will be substituting these with healthy carbohydrates.
-Fresh fruits and vegetables are the easiest option to fill up on and these are low calorie and super healthy.
– Cutting out the baddies makes you feel amazing and therefore it is easier to keep up a healthier lifestyle.