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Health or Hype: Is Gluten All That It’s Cracked up to Be?

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What is the hype about gluten? There have been many debates about the dangers of gluten in the diet. The gluten-free diet has been discussed by everyone from professional athletes like tennis champion Novak Djokovic to celebrities like Miley Cyrus. Some say it isn’t harmful and is hype while others say it’s very dangerous and everyone should avoid it like the plague.

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Gluten Intolerance: Serious Allergy or Lifestyle Fad?

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Is gluten intolerance really an allergy, or is it more a diet and lifestyle choice like low-carb or Paleo? The easy answer is that it’s both, one or the other, or even a combination of the two. According to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), there are two types of gluten intolerance in the medical world: those with celiac disease and those with non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Continue reading

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.