Natural Gluten-Free Foods: Add Them In Your Daily Diet

To follow a gluten-free diet, you must avoid wheat and some other grains, while choosing substitutes that provide nutrients for a healthy diet.

Tavishi Dogra
Written by: Tavishi DograUpdated at: Sep 14, 2019 09:47 IST
Natural Gluten-Free Foods: Add Them In Your Daily Diet

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“A family of proteins which has been founded in certain grains” is called GLUTEN. Rare of the rare times, by consuming, it tends to cause a harmful reaction in people which affects them with ‘celiac disease’ or ‘gluten sensitivity’.

  • An autoimmune disorder is something in which the body mistakenly harms itself and it is called ‘Celiac Disease’. This disease has affected 1% of the total population and has resulted in damaging the intestines. Therefore, among the general population, there is only little evidence about the health-related benefits of a gluten-free diet.
  • Gluten is one of the most rarely found health-related diseases of all time. Though, it does come with a big package of high-calories full of carbohydrates which leads us to consume an unwanted amount of it, later puts us at the risk of obesity and diabetes.
  • Biopsy from our small intestine in which a little tissue will be taken from the intestine and checked for any damage. People with a positive blood test will be most likely to have a biopsy. Like other food allergies, wheat allergies is a result when the immune system mistakes gluten or some different type of protein found which is found in wheat as an agent of causing diseases such as bacteria or viruses.
  • While this whole ordeal, when our immune system creates an antibody to protein which promotes our immunity to respond in a way that may result in problems like congestion, difficulty in breathing correctly and many more.

Going as per a gluten-free diet requires and needs careful attention towards the ingredients and the nutrient content of the food which you are going to be consuming eventually. There are a lot of naturally gluten-free foods which can be a part of our daily health diet such as:

  • eggs
  • lean unprocessed meats
  • fish
  • poultry
  • low-fat dairy products
  • beans
  • fruits and vegetables

Some of the grains, starches or flours which we can easily include while following a gluten-free diet are:

  • flax
  • buckwheat
  • rice
  • sorghum
  • amaranth
  • arrowroot
  • hominy
  • millet
  • corn
  • soy
  • teff
  • tapioca
  • quinoa
  • potato

However, following a gluten-free diet is not pocket-friendly at all. Most of the products which are free of gluten are expensive and not everyone and anyone can afford that easily every day for their healthy daily meal. Avoiding gluten is a real challenge itself! A simple way to cut it completely, effortlessly and effectively is by eating only single-ingredient food.

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