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Gluten, the hidden poison

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Gluten is increasingly added to food for no obvious reason, yet it is a dangerous poison to many people, and in added quantities probably to many who otherwise would be tolerant. You will find it added to many foods to improve its texture with no regard to its harmful effects.

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Gluten intolerance is now being linked to some major brain development and immune system disorders, and the pathway is not exclusively through the gut.
Depression, migraines, ADHD, autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia, balance problems, epilepsy, inability to concentrate, autoimmune thyroid disease, and dermatitis, are amongst the many non-digestive disorders that have now been linked to gluten intolerance.Dr. Lewey suggests that gluten intolerance affects as much as 10% to 30% of the population.When you consider the number of people on medications for the above mentioned brain and immune system disorders, it’s possible that the numbers are even higher than Dr. Lewey suggests.

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Written by mikemagee

10 June, 2007 at 3:17 pm

Posted in Science

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