What is Gluten Intolerance?

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Discover the how you can prevent and even reverse gluten intolerance and celiac disease by looking for clues to pro-inflammatory ingredients hidden in the food label.

While gluten intolerance is potentially reversible, gluten challenges should not be attempted while the antibodies are still present. Consult with your physician.

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  • What is Gluten Intolerance?

    1. 1. Why Gluten Hurts Sally’s StomachSally Sally’s stomach
    2. 2. Gluten intolerance results from intestinal inflammation Ow © DrCate.com 2012
    3. 3. Processed foods are full ofchemicals that can harm the intestinal tract © DrCate.com 2012
    4. 4. Like toxic fumes in a building,these chemicals have a noxious effect that causes intestinal inflammation © DrCate.com 2012
    5. 5. This kind of inflammation can disorient white blood cells as they patrol the immune system for bad bacteria © DrCate.com 2012
    6. 6. Disoriented white cells may mistake gluten for pathogenic bacteria Antigenic molecule Gluten Similar antigenic molecule Pathogenic bacteria
    7. 7. Disoriented white cells may mistake gluten for pathogenic bacteria Antigenic molecule Gluten Similar antigenic molecule Pathogenic bacteria
    8. 8. Inside the inflammed intestine a gluten molecule... © DrCate.com 2012
    9. 9. ...attracts white blood cells © DrCate.com 2012
    10. 10. ...to cause stomach upset. Ow © DrCate.com 2012
    11. 11. Canola Corn Cottonseed Soy Sunflower The most potent pro-inflammatory foods are combinations of these vegetable oilsRefined Unrefined White Wheat Potato Sugar Sugar Flour Flour Flour with sugars or starches. © DrCate.com 2012
    12. 12. Both are abundant in processed foods, even so-called health foods
    13. 13. XXXXXCanola Corn Cottonseed Soy SunflowerBy eliminating ALL sources of pro-inflammatory fats... © DrCate.com 2012
    14. 14. Refined Unrefined White Wheat Potato Sugar Sugar Flour Flour Flour...cutting carbohydrate intake down to 100gm/day or less... (including fruit!) © DrCate.com 2012
    15. 15. A recovering immune system may recognize its error. © DrCate.com 2012
    16. 16. © DrCate.com 2012
    17. 17. © DrCate.com 2012
    18. 18. Oops.My bad. © DrCate.com 2012
    19. 19. And the antibody to gluten... © DrCate.com 2012
    20. 20. X ...may be deleted entirely(this process is called tolerance). © DrCate.com 2012
    21. 21. Although Sally should not eat processed food...X © DrCate.com 2012
    22. 22. She may one dayenjoy wheat again! © DrCate.com 2012

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