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The Gluten-Free Diet Craze

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No this isn’t going to be a technical post about immunoglobulins or whatever they call those things.  Not even going to mention Th1 and Th2 responses.  No antibodies, no autoimmunity, not even leaky gut.  Rather, this is about looking at the big picture when it comes to the global “wheat hunt.”  And, as always, this will be a presentation of a new way of looking at things that most people don’t take into consideration. Diets that eliminate wheat and other grains containing gluten are without question the most popular current diet trend.  Diet trends come and go, and are usually cyclical with phases of hysteria followed by dormancy followed by hysteria followed by dormancy ad infinitum.  These cycles are probably fueled by human nature itself, which tends to flow back… Read more »