Today we’re bringing you a Flashback Friday/AtoZChallenge post for the letter G.
G is for Gluten Free!
It’s a topic near and dear to my heart, since I’ve been Gluten Free for a little over 4 years now due to Gluten Intolerance. Please take a moment to read the post, as the information in it is just as relevant today as it was last year. Happy A to Z~ing!
Gluten Free living, because of health reasons and not a fad diet. That’s what we’re gonna talk about today kids.
Well a little bit,(I do try to keep the A~Z posts short) and because Gluten Free in this sense, is very serious business. For some people, those with Celiac Disease especially, it is even more serious than it is for me. I suffer with Gluten Intolerance or Sensitivity. Had I been tested for Celiac Disease at the time I had my first full-blown reaction, things may have been different.
GLUTEN: is a substance present in cereal grains, especially wheat, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. A mixture of two proteins, it causes illness in people with Celiac disease. It is also present in Rye, Barley, and triticale (a wheat-rye cross).
For me specifically, if I ingest gluten I start with an itch in my throat, a constant…
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