Give Up Gluten And Lose Weight...Right?
If I give up gluten I'm going to lose a LOT of weight...right? Most people think that cutting out gluten will help them lose weight, but that's not always the case. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley, and is found in products like pasta, bread and cereal. For people with celiac disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the digestive system, gluten can cause serious health problems. But for people without celiac disease, going gluten-free won't necessarily help you lose weight. There are a few reasons why cutting out gluten won't lead to weight loss. First, many people who go gluten-free end up eating more calories because they're consuming more processed and sugary foods that are labeled "gluten-free." Second, when you cut out gluten, you may also be cutting out important nutrients like fiber and iron. And finally, people who go gluten-free often mistakenly believe that they can eat as much as they want and still lose weight, when in re