Tag Archives: Non-celiac gluten sensitivity

Your Facebook questions answered: Does gluten disrupt hormones?

“Have you heard of  this: “Here’s a fact: Gluten has been shown to disrupt the endocrine system affecting the production of hormones in both men and women. Do you have a hormonal imbalance due to gluten?” asks Enlightened Eater Facebook fan, Jennifer Burnham. Jennifer, I’m always amazed at the confidence of health professionals who believe […]

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4 scientific facts you want to know about gluten

  In my last post, I  provided some fact and fiction about gluten-free diets from  the recent Whole Grains: Breaking Barriers conference sponsored by Boston based think tank Oldways  and the Whole Grains Council.   World-renowned experts such as celiac disease authority,  Alessio Fasano, M.D., author of the recently published  book, Gluten Freedom (Wiley Health),  offered […]

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Gluten-free diets: separating fact from fiction

How did gluten suddenly become dietary enemy number one?  It is now a substance to avoid, even for those who have never adhered to any previous suggested dietary advice.  Gluten-free diets have become the cure for all that ails North Americans.  Along with the flood of gluten-free products in the supermarket, there has been a […]

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