Is the whole “gluten thing” a big fat lie?

Is the whole “gluten thing” a big fat lie?

The whole debate about “gluten sensitivity” continues to rage across research labs as well as the media. Some scientists claim that gluten sensitivity does not exist (other than in celiac patients), while others insist that it does. 

Some people don’t seem to have any problems eating gluten, while others swear by the improvements they had when they eliminated it. 

Even worse: processed food companies are jumping on the bandwagon, marketing massive ranges of “gluten free” products, advertising them as “healthier”. 

This post is meant to shed some light on the science, offers some tips, and shares my personal experience and habits in regards to gluten.

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Book Review - June 22

Book Review - June 22
  • 41, A Portrait of my Father By George W. Bush
  • No Higher Honor By Condoleeza Rice
  • The Selfish Gene By Richard Dawkins
  • Wheat Belly By William Davis, MD
  • No Limits – The Will to Succeed By Michael Phelps
  • Civilization and its Discontents By Sigmund Freud
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The Digest - June 4

The Digest - June 4
  • Why fat-adapted athletes have a much easier time dropping weight.
  • New study as further proof of link between gluten and inflammation in people without Celiac.
  • Consumption of high fructose corn syrup (soft drinks) directly linked to rise in heart disease factors.
  • A 20-year study reveals a link between consumption of certain vegetables and reduction in breast cancer risk.
  • Another study showing that while saturated fat may increase LDL Cholesterol, this has no impact on atherosclerosis.
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The Digest - March 24

  • Dehydration shown to clearly increase levels of perceived fatigue in endurance athletes.
  • New study reveals how gluten can cause weight gain by blocking receptors for the “hunger hormone”.
  • Chemicals in everyday household items are getting into your bloodstream daily.
  • High intensity interval training more beneficial for heart health than moderate cardio.
  • A number of carbs clearly cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  • Easy mobility drills to mobilize your thoracic spine and get rid of neck/shoulder pain.
  • A “must watch” video.
  • Productivity hack: easy tip to clean your microwave.
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