Wednesday, September 23, 2015

What Causes Stomach Problems – Gluten or Carbs?

Many people believe themselves to be gluten intolerant, without a positive result on tests (so called nonceliac gluten sensitivity). These people may instead react to carbohydrates (fructans and galactans) in wheat.

Nutrition Journal: The relation between celiac disease, nonceliac gluten sensitivity and irritable bowel syndrome

Which prompted this tweet from Dr. Ted Naiman:

@tednaiman (more support for my secret belief: real power of the Paleo diet lies in carbohydrate restriction—don't tell anyone I said that)

— Ted Naiman (@tednaiman) September 24, 2015

Many people experience relief from symptoms like bloating and stomach pain on an LCHF diet. This not only removes the gluten but also the offending carbs.

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