Benefits Of A Diet With Gluten

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For at least the past decade, there has been an almost universal condemnation, rejection and vilification of a diet with gluten. Of course, the ads on television, the foods that are all suddenly gluten-free will either make your head spin (if you’re like me, you sense a new fad or trend). It is interesting to note however, you see the amount of people claiming to have gluten sensitivity (though the real percentage of Americans who have gluten sensitivity hovers just over 1 percent) exploding by leaps and bounds.

NOTE: This article is not a substitute for sound medical advice. Please refer to your Health Care Provider for all things health/wellness related.

Here are a few benefits of a diet that includes gluten:

Gluten is a protein normally found in a few grains including wheat, grain, rye, and spelt. It acts like a fastener, holding nourishment together and including a “stretchy” quality—think about a pizza maker hurling and extending a bundle of mixture. Without gluten, the mixture would tear effectively.

A gluten-free diet is extremely popular these days, especially among individuals with stomach problems as they perceive the impacts of gluten on their bodies. Others trust that removing gluten oversees therapeutic concerns and adds to a more advantageous eating regimen. Look at the positive impact of gluten and determine for yourself if it’s right for you and your diet.

1)  Fortified breads and grains are a noteworthy source of B vitamins. Gluten-free flours for the most part aren’t infused with these imperative supplements, which is important for your heart, brain and blood.

2)  Gluten is also a great source of protein, so expending gluten adds a greater amount of this supplement to your eating regimen. Wheat gluten flour, for instance, has 23 grams of protein for each quarter-glass. ​​

3)  ​​​​​​​Wheat gluten flour has low fat content.

4)  ​​​​​​​Iron substance can differ as indicated by the type of gluten, yet wheat flour is braced with this mineral to compensate for the iron lost as wheat is refined to flour.

As known to many, these are just few of the pros of gluten; however, further studies are being conducted to determine the true effects of gluten in the body. Hence, excessive inclusion of gluten in the diet is just as bad. A sensible diet along with exercise is still the best way to go.

In Closing

I have given you a short list of four benefits of a gluten-rich diet. This list is in no way conclusive, but it should give those of you who are wondering about gluten something to think about.

In any case, this is one of the main reasons why I do this. A great topic that can be discussed.

As always, knowledge is one of the master keys to winning in fitness and in life. THE BASICS ALWAYS WIN.


References:

https://www.womenshealthmag.com/health/a19945420/gluten-free-diet/

https://www.heraldpalladium.com/features/gluten-and-its-effect-on-the-human-body/article_2a6c2dc0-39d5-560e-aec5-56f7edf151b4.html

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5866307/

https://www.livestrong.com/article/515806-what-effect-does-gluten-have-on-the-human-body/

https://health.usnews.com/health-news/blogs/eat-run/2015/06/11/think-youre-sensitive-to-gluten-think-again

https://glutenintoleranceschool.com/gluten-intolerance-statistics/

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Kente Bates

OSN Fitness Expert Kente Bates is a personal trainer, writer, and coach. He has been involved in sports and fitness for over 20 years. You can reach him on twitter: @halcyonfg16. His health/fitness blog, Halcyon Fitness Group : halcyonfitnessblog.wordpress.com and his email (where you can ask questions concerning health, fitness or anything relating): halcyonfitnessgroup@gmail.com

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