(NaturalHealth365) Both celiac disease and gluten sensitivity (or intolerance) are growing problems across the world – especially in Europe and North America. In fact, it’s now estimated that approximately 5% of the population in these areas deal with it – experiencing symptoms like depression, nausea, skin rashes, and diarrhea.
(NaturalHealth365) Gluten is a type of plant protein found in certain grains like wheat, rye, and barley. But, for many people with poor digestion, gluten-free foods can trigger serious health problems – especially if they are contaminated with heavy metals!
As a little background: gluten-free foods have been shown to increase inflammation in the gut; disturb moods; and decrease overall energy – even if you don’t test positive for a gluten intolerance. Understandably, many people now go to the grocery store with a gluten-free food list to minimize their exposure to this potentially harmful substance.
(NaturalHealth365) If you’re one of the estimated 45 million Americans living with irritable bowel syndrome – also called IBS – then you understand how upsetting this common condition can be. Constipation and diarrhea are probably constant companions of yours, as well as issues like bloating, a sense of bowel urgency, and abdominal pain – often worse right after eating. But, have you heard how glutamine can help?
In the quest to find natural solutions for IBS or digestive upset, adding a glutamine supplement to a well-balanced diet could be the next key step. And even if you don’t have irritable bowel syndrome, this amino acid could very well still be beneficial for your overall well-being……..Read more