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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Gluten Gluten What happens when someone who can't have gluten consumes it? 1. Digestive issues2. Fatigue3. Dizziness4. Hormone imbalance5. Migraines6. Swelling or pain in joints 7. Mood swings A friend I know has recently found out that she has a gluten intolerance. Since this is something that I have heard of but don't know much about I have decided to investigate. Food that usually contain gluten What are signs of gluten intolerance? Is gluten intolerance inherited? Gluten is an elastic like protein that is commonly found in grains. This protein is also a common allergen in foods. "undigested gluten proteins (prevalent in wheat and other grains) hang out in your intestines and are treated by your body like a foreign invader, irritating your gut and flattening the microvilli along the small intestine wall. Without those microvilli, you have considerably less surface area with which to absorb the nutrients from your food. This leads sufferers to experience symptoms of malabsorption, including chronic fatigue, neurological disorders, nutrient deficiencies, anemia, nausea, skin rashes, depression, and more." Pasta Couscous Bread Flour Tortillas Cookies Cakes Muffins Yes,and because it is inherited her mother that was having the same signs got tested and she found out that she is gluten intolerent as well ~ Pastries Cereal CrackersBeer OatsGravy Dressings Sauces What is gluten? Proteins are made up of amino acids that can be identified by their N-C-C pattern. How are proteins identified? What do proteins do? -Provide energy-Make up hormones-break thing down in enzymes-Transports molecules-Antibodies
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