Gluten is a hot topic in the health world. There are those who staunchly believe that only those with celiac disease should avoid it, while others claim that even a small amount can be harmful.
In this episode, Dr. Tom O’Bryan sheds some light on this topic. Dr. O’Bryan is one of the leading experts on celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity as well as a functional medicine practitioner specializing in chronic illness. I’m on the road this week, so this interview is conducted by Olivia from Wellness-Media.com and is a playback (with permissions) of this interview from last year’s Wellness Family Summit.
We Talk About:
- Is gluten really that bad or can people who don’t have celiac disease safely eat it?
- Long term effects of gluten consumption
- What intestinal permeability is and how it relates to gluten sensitivity
- How gluten (and other foods) can enter the bloodstream and cause autoimmune problems
- How celiac disease (an autoimmune disease) relates to autoimmune problems
- How your intestines are like a carpet
- Why gluten sensitivity can lead to osteoporosis
- The difference between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease
- How non-celiac gluten sensitivity can affect your children
- What are FODMAPs and how to know if you have trouble with them
- The biggest flaw in most studies
- Article: Gluten is Not a Food Group
- Article: How Grains are Killing You Slowly
- Dr. Tom’s website: TheDr.com
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