What benefits can you experienced from trying a gluten free diet?

Not much unless... Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associated malabsorption, anemia, increased cancer risk.Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of americans who may get diarrhea after exceeding their threshold for gluten intake. Short of these patients, trying a gluten free diet is giving in to just a fad.

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What benefits are there for trying a gluten free diet?

None... There are really no health related benefits from going gluten free unless you have celiac disease. There are many more people that have gluten intolerance and eating gluten gives them excessive gas, bloating, cramps or diarrhea. For those gluten intolerant people going gluten free might help relieve those symptoms. Good luck! Read more...

What are the bonus benefits of a gluten free diet?

Not much unless... Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associated malabsorption, anemia, increased cancer risk.Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of americans who may get diarrhea after exceeding their threshold for gluten intake. Short of these patients, trying a gluten free diet is giving in to just a fad. Read more...

What are the benefits of having a gluten free diet?

Celiac. True benefit is for those with celiac disease as following a gfd will decrease intestinal inflammation. Others have gluten sensitivity and the benefit is purely in feeling better. Read more...

Can you tell me if there are any actual demonstrated benefits from adopting a gluten-free diet?

Yes. It is the only cure for celiac disease. As a 'fad' it serves no purpose. It could hide the symptoms of celiac disease making it impossible to diagnose and may not prevent the complications if not monitored. A 99% gluten free diet is not a gluten free diet. Read more...

What are benefits of a gluten-free diet if you don't have celiac?

Unestablished. Though many claims to the advantages of a gluten-free diet are made for those without celiac disease, they have not been scientifically established. Read more...

Does a gluten free diet give you health benefits?

Not much unless... Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associated malabsorption, anemia, increased cancer risk.Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of americans who may get diarrhea after exceeding their threshold for gluten intake. Short of these patients, trying a gluten free diet is giving in to just a fad. Read more...
Probably not. Nobody knows what percentage of people are gluten-sensitive (celiac sprue / dermatitis herpetiformis). Because these people respond so dramatically to a gluten-free diet, and because any claim will attract believers, a gluten-free diet is now being promoted for everything. If there is any benefit for the non-allergic, it has resisted demonstration to the satisfaction of most scientists. Read more...
Weight loss. Avoiding gluten will likely reduce your total carb intake and consequently lowering your body weight and exposure to sugar. I do think that gluten intolerance is way overdone. Read more...

I'm 39 & have atopic dermatitis for years. Blood tests show wheat sensitivity of o.37- class 1. Is it worth trying a gluten free diet?

GLUTEN FREE DIET. Yes , Gluten causes inflammation in the body and is difficult to breakdown.. Als allergies develop over time and exposure, therefore many people develop low grade allergies to gluten. Thre diets I recommend are WHOLEAPPROACH.COM/GUTBLISS.COM/PALEODIET.. Often times Eczema, Allergies,Asthma and IBS will improve Gluten Free. Also many generic Meds contain Gluten, when possible get brand medication. Read more...