There is a polemic about weather gluten intolerance really exists it is just a marketing trick to increase use of so called gluten free ingredients. There are some doubts in both this theories but it is useful to be aware of the so called gluten intolerance.
Gluten is part of a protein found in grains such as wheat, rye, barley, and oats. Except in grains, gluten is an integral part of many consumer products such as pasta, various sauces and food supplements, and it can even be found in some cosmetics products such as lipsticks.
Gluten intolerance is called celiac disease. It is the inability to digest this compound, and according to the latest calculations, it is estimated that 9 out of 10 people that are suffering from intolerance to gluten are not even aware of it.
If you recognize some of these symptoms and you start to suspect that you suffer from gluten intolerance, visit a doctor in order to conduct some diagnostic tests and searches.
MOST COMMON GLUTEN INTOLERANCE SYMPTOMS
Skin on the back of upper arm becomes rough. This symptom is usually caused by a lack of folic acid and vitamin A which can cause bad digestion of fats that is a result of damaged digestive system.
Constant indigestion and problems such as bloating, gas, diarrhea and even constipation that is most common in children.
Symptoms like dizziness, fatigue, malaise and lethargy that occur without particular reason but only if they appear after a meal rich in gluten.
If you suffer strong symptoms of PMS, polycystic ovaries or unexplainable infertility it may be hormonal misbalance that is connected to gluten intolerance.
You suffer from headaches and frequent migraines.
Finger, knee and hip joints start swelling, pain appears.
Be aware of this symptoms and if you decide to remove grains that contain gluten from your nutrition gluten free grains are: corn, buckwheat, millet, integral rice, amaranth, quinoa.