Category: gluten

Gluten Often Causes Brain Symptoms, Not Gut Symptoms

Research shows most cases of gluten sensitivity manifest in the brain—not the gut. In fact, gluten’s impact on the brain is so well established that some researchers refer to gluten sensitivity as a neurological disease. Gluten is one of the most immune-reactive foods—no other food is more of a trigger for neurological dysfunction and neurological…


Going Gluten-Free to Improve Skin? The Food You Need to Avoid Is Actually Something Else

In recent years, the gluten-free diet (GFD) has become commonly mentioned. Some people believe that gluten is the main culprit for bad skin conditions. Is it really the cause though? Gluten is a protein commonly found in wheat, barley, rye, and some oats. A gluten-free diet means avoiding foods that contain gluten, including bread, noodles,…


What to Eat on a Pegan Diet

First there was the Paleolithic diet, emulating the eating habits of our nomadic ancestors. Now there’s a more vegetarian version: the Pegan diet. Paleo-Vegan may seem like a strange mash-up since such a big part of the Paleo diet is fat and meat. But consider Paleo’s emphasis on quality. Adherents of this diet specifically seek…


Avoiding Gluten is Harder Than You Think

Have you tried a “gluten-free” diet and it didn’t work? Maybe it didn’t help you lose weight or reverse your symptoms. Or, perhaps you felt better for a short period of time but then your symptoms returned. If that sounds familiar, it’s possible that gluten is problematic for you, but you made the mistake of…