Facts about GlutenPosted on Jan 8, 2013 11:24am
What is gluten?
Gluten is a protein found in grains such as wheat, rye, barley and their by-products.When you have celiac disease,gluten damages your small intestine and can cause mild to severe symptoms.You also do not absorb all the nutrients from the foods you eat.
Why is important to follow a gluten free diet?
A life long gluten free diet Is the only treatment for celiac disease.
This diet help your small intestine heal and will reduce your symtoms.Your body will then be able to use the nutrients in foods for good health.
What I can eat?
There are many foods you can stil enjoy on A GLUTEN FREE DIET. Choosing foods from the Foods to Include list in each food group will help you eat a nutritious, balance diet.