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Doctor insights on: Gluten Free Desserts

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How to gain weight gluten-free?

How to gain weight gluten-free?

Gluten-free: You can add more protein, and starches that are not wheat-based. Sweet potatoes, brown rice, quinoa, various squashes, etc are fine, for instance. Eat fruits unless concerned about Insulin resistance. Also add healthy oils like coconut oil, olive oil. Eat larger portions and be physically active, including exercise with weights. You want the weight you gain, to be muscle rather than fat. ...Read more

Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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What are some gluten free foods?

What are some gluten free foods?

Rice: Grains that are generally considered gluten-free are rice, amaranth, millet and quinoa. ...Read more

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Are gluten free foods healthier?

Not necessarily : Of course by avoiding gluten many bad foods are excluded but being gluten free does not make it neccessarily more healthy then another product. ...Read more

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What kind of soda is gluten free?

What kind of soda is gluten free?

Probably all sodas: Probably all sodas available at stores are gluten free. Sodas are just sugars, carbonated water, caffeine, etc., but rarely would have wheat, rye, or barley. If someone was selling soda with real malted wheat or barley as flavoring, that soda may have gluten. Corn is gluten-free. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i go gluten free?

Is it okay that i go gluten free?

Gluten free diet: Yes! No one needs gluten, and many doctors including myself believe that it is bad for your gastrointestinal system health. ...Read more

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What kind of liquor is gluten free?

Wine, distilled liq.: Wines are made from grapes, and are gluten-free. Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, rye, barley, barley malt (malt), etc... Distilled liquor (hard liquor like gin, vodka, or whiskey) is purified and concentrated by distillation, which removes the gluten that was in the original fermenting grains. Beer, ale, lager, and malt drinks normally contain gluten. ...Read more

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What is the meaning of gluten free?

What is the meaning of gluten free?

No cereals!: Gluten is a protein in whet and related cereals. In order to avoid it, one needs to avoid bread, nearly all baked goods, you would need to read labels. You can find gluten-free foods in special sections of most groceries and whole foods. Potatoes, rice and corn do not contain gluten. The most prominent disease i which gluten antibodies cause damage is celiac disease. ...Read more

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How simple is it to be gluten free?

How simple is it to be gluten free?

Gluten free : Stop consuming wheat, barley, and rye in anything you eat or drink, and preferably anything you apply to your skin. That's it. Do this for at least a month, but forever would be even better. ...Read more

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Why do gluten free foods cost more?

Production costs: It costs more to make. That being said there is also increasing demand. There are affordable gluten free products available. ...Read more