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I'm thinking about following a gluten free diet but not for intolerance reasons, it's just that I'm feeling a little bit energeticless (a vitamin complex is helping but I don't want to depend on it) and I think it could be because of food. I've been reading that gluten may cause these sympthoms and also that is not healthy for your body. Does anybody tried it? I would like to know of a real experience.
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[quote="chrisggg"]I'm thinking about following a gluten free diet but not for intolerance reasons, it's just that I'm feeling a little bit energeticless (a vitamin complex is helping but I don't want to depend on it) and I think it could be because of food. I've been reading that gluten may cause these sympthoms and also that is not healthy for your body. Does anybody tried it? I would like to know of a real experience.
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A gluten free diet works for coeliacs but it is quite difficult to stick to and you might lose out on vital food groups without advice from a dietitian.
So I believe there not much point in having it if you don't have coeliac disease.
On the other hand you may be an undiagnosed coeliac so worth while asking your GP for a test.
Tiredness might be the only symptom of coeliac disease (due to anaemia caused by poor nutrient absorption).
You have to be eating gluten in your diet for the test.
Most coeliacs are not diagnosed so you might be one of them.


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