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Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How a Gluten-Free Diet Can Help

Posted 09-20-2013 10:33 AM by ChristaIB
Updated 09-20-2013 10:42 AM by ChristaIB

what’s the deal with gluten-free diets?

About Gluten

Gluten is a gummy, sticky protein that occurs naturally in wheat, barley, and rye, and bread dough won’t rise properly without it. Additionally, gluten is added to or used in the following foods:
  • in finished breads and rolls to provide a light chewy texture
  • as a thickener in soups, sauces, and dairy products
  • as a binder and texturizer in meat and fish substitutes
  • as a flavor enhancer in spice
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4 Common Causes of Stomach Pain

Posted 06-11-2013 11:45 AM by ChristaIB
Updated 10-17-2013 11:55 AM by ChristaIB

stomach or abdominal pain, you should be evaluated by your doctor to rule out any serious underlying cause. If your stomach pain is less frequent or not so severe, you may be able to figure out on your own what is causing it. Here are some of the more Heartburn[/B]
This type of stomach pain is most typically characterized by a burning sensation that begins in your stomach and moves up into your chest....
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