Gluten and Our Gut

glutenGluten is a protein found in grains and used widely in processed foods. As foods become more processed, there are proteins that were not existing in the original plants previous generations have consumed. As a result, there are many individuals who may be sensitive or intolerant of gluten but do not know it!

This article covers what gluten is and why it is seen so largely in our diet. Dr. Myers discusses how gluten affects our gut when we consume it, and how it can cause intestinal issues such as intestinal permeability and inflammation. If you suspect you may have gluten sensitivity, she also has some recommendations on the steps to take.

The full article can be found here!