GF: Gluten Free What is Gluten? Gluten is a protein found in foods from wheatand related grain species, including barley and rye.Gluten gives elasticity to dough, helping it rise and keep its shape and often gives the final product a chewy texture.
Famous GF celebrities Miley Cyrus Gwyneth Paltrow Jessica Alba
Gluten-Free Athletes • Drew Brees-New Orleans Saints • Super Bowl Winning NFL Quarterback • Justin Morneau- Minnesota Twins • MLB First Base • Raul Ibanez –Philadelphia Phillies • MLB OutfielderAmy Yoder Begley • US Olympic Runner • Novak Djokovic - Tennis • won 39+ matches after GF
What are the Typical Symptoms of Gluten Intolerance? • Brain Fog/Concentration Issues • Learning Difficulties • Behavioral Problems • Unexplained Weight Loss or Gain • Abdominal Cramping • Skin Rashes • Deep Circles Under the Eyes • Insomnia Gluten intolerance can cause AGGRESSION in children.
Food Allergies: In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requires food manufacturers to list the eight most common ingredients that trigger food allergies. Milk Eggs Peanuts Tree nuts (almonds, cashews, walnuts) Fish (like bass, cod, flounder) Shellfish (crab, lobster, shrimp) Soy Wheat (Gluten) Will Smith having an allergic reaction to Shellfish in the hilarious movie, Hitch.
REALLY ? I can eat everything you eat…just prepared without gluten.
Gluten Free Items in the grocery store Cupcakes Cakes & Cookies Bread Pretzels Ice cream
Gluten Free is one of the hottest dietary trends today. Next time you are in the grocery store or at a restaurant, check out all the gluten free options…you might be surprised!