Could Gluten Be Triggering Your Arthritis?
Have you asked yourself that same question? Are you suspecting that your gluten consumption may have an effect on your arthritis?
If so, do not wait for the medical authorities to arrive at a conclusive answer, but try today and remove gluten containing foods from your diet and journal how you feel before and after. ✍ Note all things, from your mood and energy level to your digestion and joint pain.
Chances are, you will be surprised at the positive changes you experience, just as I did when I removed gluten from my diet in May 2016. Hint: I never looked back! ?
In this article I’ll share insights on how gluten may affect your arthritis, joint pain, and inflammation. And, don’t miss the announcement about The Arthritis Coach YouTube channel! ?
How Does Gluten Affect Arthritis?
While some foods can help fight inflammation and boost your immune system, other foods, such as sugar and alcohol, can flare up your arthritis. Gluten, a sticky protein found in wheat and some other grains, may also cause an increase of arthritis symptoms.
More recently, medical experts have begun to acknowledge the possible connection between gluten and non-pathologic joint pain — joint pain that is not explained by disease. A growing body of research supports this idea.
Could Gluten Be Triggering Your Arthritis? — www.healthline.com
Gluten, a protein in wheat, may cause a flare-up of arthritis symptoms. Here’s a detailed look at how arthritis and gluten could be linked.
Gluten-Free Diets and Joint Pain | Anti Inflammatory Diet | Arthritis Diet — www.arthritis.org
Discover how people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity may be able to lessen joint pain by sticking to a gluten free diet from Arthritis Today Magazine.
Can a Gluten-Free Diet Relieve Joint Pain? — www.arthritis-health.com
Following an anti-inflammatory diet is becoming a popular way to fight inflammation and the joint pain that can result from it. Is eliminating gluten one way to do it?
How Does Gluten Affect Inflammation?
Modern day gluten is not what our grand-parents ate. Scientists modified this protein to create fluffier pastries and use it as fillers in products like shampoo, for example. Way too many products we consume now contain gluten, and this modified version has been proven to cause leaky gut and inflammation. ?
3 Important Reasons to Give Up Gluten if You Have an Autoimmune Disease — Amy Myers MD — www.amymyersmd.com
Do you have Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Hashimoto’s, Multiple Sclerosis, or any other autoimmune disease? If so, I can say without a doubt that gluten sparked the flame of your disease, and continuing to eat it is simply adding fuel to the fire.
Dairy, Gluten and the Truth About Inflammatory Foods — dailyburn.com
Is your diet full of inflammatory foods? Here’s what you need to know about how the meals you’re eating might spell big trouble for your health.
11 Ways Gluten Can Damage Your Health | Paleo Leap — paleoleap.com
Wheat and its gluten protein can cause many health issues even in those who seem to digest it well. Learn 11 reasons why wheat can cause poor health.
Simple Steps to Going Gluten-Free
1. Clean out the entire kitchen.
2. Learn how to read labels.
3. Substitute for the staples.
4. Find a local bakery.
5. Stock up on fresh produce, nuts and seeds.
Feeling ambitious? Here are 7 additional steps to consider:
1. DON’T start by trying to bake a gluten-free version of your family’s favorite treats.
2. Make a list of your family’s favorite meals.
3. Is there an EASY substitution?
4. Instead of dwelling on all the meals you can’t make that are still on your list, put it aside for awhile.
5. Bring a bag of apples, nuts, or other gluten-free snacks with you.
6. Make it easy on yourself.
7. Have a backup plan for if you need to eat out.
The Arthritis Coach YouTube Channel Is Now Live!
I am excited to announce that The Arthritis Coach has come to YouTube! Every Wednesday you can expect a new video to be added that will help you find relieve from arthritis symptoms and pain, and overall improve your life.