Should A Coeliac Eat Corn?

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Quote of the week for you here, which just about says it all... “Maize is used as an alternative to wheat to elaborate foodstuffs for celiac patients in a gluten-free diet. However, some maize prolamins (zeins) contain amino acid sequences that resemble the wheat gluten immunodominant peptides… analysis indicated that other zeins contain similar sequences, …

Which Grains Contain A Form Of Gluten? Clue: It’s Not Just Wheat, Rye and Barley…

A great pictorial reminder here for us today from Dr O at the Gluten Free Society on which grains can still give jip to people trying to get well off gluten. These grains are cross-reactive to gliadin too (ie. you eat them and your body still thinks it is gliadin and reacts the same). This …

Quote of the Week

Two-thirds of people with a gluten sensitivity experience neurological symptoms instead of gut symptoms. This is because the tissue most affected by a gluten sensitivity is nerve tissue.The majority of Hashimoto’s [autoimmune hypothyroid] patients are gluten-sensitive or have celiac disease, which means gluten can play a role in their depression and anxiety.Gluten cross reacts with dairy, meaning the …

Gluten Sensitivity Symptoms – Brain Fog, Fatigue, Migraines & Anxiety – Not a Gut Symptom in Sight!

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Most people - and physicians - think gluten illness stops at coeliac disease and problems with the gut. That is a BIG mistake. Gluten related disorders including non-coeliac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) are rife, certainly according to my clinical experience - and I must have tested at least 300 people by now for gluten reactivity. And …