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Can you tell me how I could go on a gluten free diet?

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...

Will going on a gluten-free diet improve my health?

Not likely to help. People who have no allergy to gluten don't benefit from a gluten-free diet. Gluten-free foods use grains such as corn, rice, millet, quinoa, and sorghum that don't have gluten, but such foods are more expensive and harder to find. Healthy gluten-free foods are fine for anyone to eat, as long as they are part of a balanced diet. Read more...
Only if you ... A gluten-free diet usually offers no benefit for a healthy person. But for a truly gluten sensitive person, it will change his life. The reason? Gluten damages the small intestine leading to decreased absorption of many essential nutrients not to mention the abdominal discomfort. For a healthy person, a gluten-free diet may help reduce weight since so many temptations will be taken away. Read more...

How long is it supposed to it take for your body to recover after going on a gluten-free diet?

Depend. Ususally in about 2-3 weeks a signficant improvement will be experienced by the patient if that is the problem for the symtoms experienced by the patient. It also depends on the seriousness of the impact of the illness prior to making the change. Read more...

Am I allergic to gluten? Is going on a gluten free diet a valid test?

Gluten allergy. What symptoms are you having that makes you feel you are allergic to gluten? Gluten allergy (e.g. Itchy lips/mouth/throat, nausea, hives) requires having allergic antibodies which are demonstrable by skin or blood tests. The other reaction to gluten causes celiac disease (e.g. Bloating, abdominal cramps, diarrhea) which is demonstrable by blood tests and intestinal biopsy. Avoid diet, consult md. Read more...

What is the best gluten free diet?

Personalized diet. The best is the diet that you can stick to and satisfies your taste. There are many more gluten free food options today. I suggest that you visit the ccfa.Org website and get some pointers of what is permitted and see what is that you like to eat. Very important is to be careful when you eat out in restaurants as you may be inadvertently exposed to gluten. Read more...

Gluten free diet test, where to get it?

No such thing. The only absolute test for celiac disease is a small bowel biopsy. There are many phony tests and gluten digestion products out there that are not relaible and potentially dangerous. Read from celiac disease foundation at celiac.Org. Read more...