Foods with Gluten – Best Diet for Celiac Disease
- barley and rye – like oats, they also contain protein, similar to wheat gluten, and if possible it is necessary to avoid their consumption.
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- semolina, couscous and all kinds of cakes that are made from wheat.
- spices: baking powder, pepper, bouillon cubes, which can contain flour, in addition to sodium glutamate , soy sauce, which is usually obtained by fermentation of soybeans with wheat flour.
- cereal and corn flakes containing barley to improve the taste.
- and all other products on the labels, which bear the content of wheat germ, starch (hydrolyzed, modified, vegetable), vegetable proteins: marzipan, puddings, cereal porridge, cakes, malt extracts, and other shit.
- Also, ketchup, mustard, sauces, instant coffee , sausages and even beer .
What is the gluten intolerance?
In early childhood gluten intolerance is called celiac disease and occurs when the transition takes place from milk to food containing carbohydrates.
Gluten intolerance or celiac disease called autoimmune disease is generated by consumption of foods containing wheat flour and other ingredients based on different cereals.
The disease causes atrophy of the lining of the intestine due to reduced activity of enzymes in the gut. As a result, compromising their ability to intake nutrients.
Typical symptoms in children:
- diarrhea that is unaffected by standard treatments and changes in the diet of the child;
- delay in processes related to weight gain;
- enlarged belly of the child, edema;
- children often show signs of irritability;
- electrolyte disturbances in the protein metabolism.
When the disease occurs in adults, is usually called gluten enteropathy. Protein from wheat show the ability to attack the cells responsible for formation of the absorbent surface of the small intestine.
This significantly reduces their surface and therefore change the time for these nutrients to get assimilated.
It is important to note that in most cases, gluten enteropathy is inherited and if not done timely treatment, there is potential for development of osteoporosis and neoplastic diseases of the throat, esophagus, stomach and colon.
Typical symptoms in adults:
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