There are some symptoms that have been recently linked to intolerance to gluten. Some of these symptoms have included bloating, exhaustion, mood irritation, anxiety and eczema. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley and they are found in many foods that we eat. Gluten makes food light and fluffy making the food more delicious to the taste. For some people, imbalances in the body like heart conditions, skin disorders (like eczema), weight gain, feminine issues, diabetes, migraines and mental confusion can occur.
Out of all the grains, wheat has the largest amount of gluten concentration. Don’t forget that wheat is also found often in many foods aside from bread and other pastry products. For instance, many baked dishes include flour in the sauces. This can cause inflammation in the GI tract of those who have a sensitivity or allergy problem. Some people also that other grains can get contaminated that are produced in the same setting as wheat. People often are not aware that they have food allergies. This can include wheat, eggs and dairy foods.
Think about how much wheat your kids may eat since it is found in sandwiches, pasta, cookies, cake and lots of casserole sauces (as part of the cream sauce). If your child has dermatitis, think about eliminating the common allergens which include certain nuts, wheat and eggs. You can now get milk substitutes in supermarkets. There are also breads made with rice flour and spelt which are very good to eat. Fresh vegetables, fruits, seeds, fresh beans, and meats that is high in quality should also be included in the daily diet. Read the labels and try out new foods with your children. You may be surprised!
Those who have sensitive skin can show an allergic response to gluten. The link between skin conditions such as eczema and gluten are now being studied by experts. If you find that you are getting more outbreaks lately, try removing these foods from your diet. Then slowly integrate one of these foods at a time. This will help you determine which foods are causing your outbreaks.