Gluten sensitivity is when you have an adverse reaction to foods containing gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat and other grains such as barley, oat, rye and spelt.
Most people would never attribute the following symptoms to gluten sensitivity, but they are strong indicators:
When food shopping, get into the habit of reading labels and avoid food with gluten or wheat in the ingredient list.
There are many hidden sources of gluten in food which can cause gluten sensitivity:
A gluten free diet will help reduce and in some cases eliminate gluten sensitivity symptoms entirely. Other ways to eliminate gluten sensitivity:
Healthy fact: An IgG food sensitivity/intolerance test from an integrative practitioner can help determine which foods are contributing to your discomfort.