What gluten free foods can I eat and still maintain a healthy bmi?

Meditteranean Diet. Let us not forget that if you eat a modified meditteranean diet, rich in fruits, vegetables and lean meat, these are all naturally gluten free. If you are talking about snacks, well then the operative word is snack and is most probably high in fat producing carbs. Quinoa is a gluten free grain found in gluten free breads and pastas that is rich in protein.

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Soy and gluten free foods good for your body? I can't eat gluten/ dairy but I want to be healthy, but I'm not sure if all the stuff is healthy...

Depends. You can certainly be helpful without eating either as long as your diet is balanced otherwise. Soy is almost as good as animal protein in term of nutritional value (lacking B12 however) but is no better than many other protein sources either. At one time, soy was touted to be preventative of breast cancer but now the opposite may be true. The best answer is moderation and balance in nutrition. Read more...

What gluten free foods can I eat if I have celiac?

Anything w/o gluten. Anything that does not contain gluten. I would recommend seeing a nutritionalist. Good information can be had at celiac.Org. A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including kamut and spelt), barley, rye, malts and triticale. It is used as a food additive in the form of a flavoring, stabilizing or thickening agent, often as. Read more...

What's the deal with gluten free foods? Why can't some people eat gluten?

Real disease. Maybe 1% of people have autoantibodies against gut and/or skin that are produced in response to gluten in the diet. These people's illnesses, which are severe, vanish on removal of gluten. This has persuaded others that restriction will do the same for them. They may be right; we await hard science on this. It's become a "pop" restricted diet. Be discerning if you try without a physician's input. Read more...

What percent of people in the usa need to eat gluten free foods?

0.71% w/celiac sprue. Celiac disease occurs in about 1 person out of every 150 in america. These are the patients whose diets must be gluten free. Gluten intolerance occurs in about 10% of the population, so these people benefit from a reduction in dietary gluten. For everyone else there are no gluten restrictions. Read more...

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...

Are all gluten-free foods healthy for you?

No. There is nothing inherently healthier about a gluten-free diet unless you are one of the people with celiac disease or gluten-intolerance. In fact, most processed gluten-free foods are high glycemic and lower in fiber than their gluten-containing counterparts. If you are relying on a gluten-free diet, choose whole unprocessed lean meats and vegetables and fruits and avoid the packaged junk. Read more...

Where can I find more information regarding gluten-free foods?

Websites. There are many clearinghouse websites with gluten-free guides and information. Some of the best ones are http://www.Celiac.Org/, http://www.Celiac.Com/, http://www.Csaceliacs.Info/, http://www.Glutenfreediet.Ca/handouts.Php. Read more...