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Living Gluten-Free For Dummies, 2nd Australian Edition by Danna Korn, Margaret Clough

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Chapter 19

Ten Benefits of Being Gluten-Free

In This Chapter

arrow Healing for people with coeliac disease

arrow Improving fertility

arrow Knowing what you’re eating

H ow about these for benefits: No more diarrhoea, no more headaches, no more fatigue, no more bloating? (You can read more about how these conditions may benefit from a gluten-free diet in Chapter 2.) If you have some form of gluten (or wheat) intolerance, we don’t need to tell you how horrible it is to feel yucky most of the time — and the key to not feeling yucky is being gluten-free. For you, the benefits are obvious.

You Know How to Improve Your Health

How many people do you know who suffer from a chronic disease for which no satisfactory cure or even treatment exists? Or struggle with ill-health but never really find out what’s wrong or how to remedy it? You, unlike those people, have the key to better health — a gluten-free diet.

Most people who shouldn’t eat gluten aren’t so lucky. They don’t know they have an intolerance to gluten, so they have no clue what’s making them feel so bad. They try cutting out dairy or other potential allergens and their surgeons try cutting out their gallbladders or various other innards, but nothing ...

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