Raise your hands like ♀ if you ever thought gluten free means lower calories . If you raised your hands , now cover your face like this because it is not. You do not need to go on a gluten free diet to lose weight except you have celiac disease aka you are allergic to gluten OR you are gluten sensitive.
Hope this makes sense ??? Yes ? Okay , keep reading
A gluten-free diet is a diet as its name imply is (are) food(s) that do not include gluten. Gluten is a type of protein found mostly in Wheat and some other whole grains, such as Barley, Rye and all their derivatives.
☝ Who needs a Gluten free diet ?
Individuals with Celiac disease and are Gluten sensitive will benefit greatly from a gluten free diet.
Foods to avoid in Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease :
- Wheat pastas/noodles
- Biscuit (those made from wheat flours)
- ☕Beverages made from barley or rye
Foods allowed for some someone who is on a gluten free diet :
- Fruits and vegetables
- All animal protein
- Diary products
- Healthy fats
- Whole grains such as (Quinoa, Rice, Corn, Sorghum, Millet) Etc.
In conclusion, if you have not be diagnosed with any of the disease condition above, there’s no reason for you to go on a gluten free diet.