Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity awareness campaign Team Las Catrinas
Nothing compares with the smell of bread out of the oven.
Bread is so important that we even have many bread expression• Man cannot live by bread alone.• Cast ones bread upon the waters.• Like bread and butter.• Bread is the staff of life.• Half a loaf is better than no bread.• Take the bread out of someones mouth.• Greatest thing since sliced bread
Bread is the ultimate food:nutritious, tasty, goes well with everything
However, for some people, bread is toxic.If you have celiac disease, gluten makesyou sick.If you have gluten sensitivity, you can noteat bread.
1% of the population has celiacdisease.Between 5% and 10% can be glutensensitive.
50% of people who sufferfrom irritable bowel syndrome(IBS) are probably sensitive togluten.People with celiac disease andgluten sensitivity usually havestomachaches, gas, anddiarrhea -- as do people withIBS.
Gluten gradually damages theintestines of people with celiacdisease, preventing theabsorption of vitamins andminerals and setting off a slewof related healthproblems, which can includefatigue and bad skin.
People with celiac disease mustcommit to an absolutely gluten-free diet, as eating the proteincan, over time, increase apersons risk ofosteoporosis, infertility, andcertain cancers, in addition toworsening short-termsymptoms.
Family events are usually celebrateswith a cake.Restaurants will put a basket ofbread in your table as soon as youare seated.
For people with celiacdisease or gluten sensitivityis difficult to eat out.
Fast food is a nightmare:pizza, pasta, sandwich, wraps, cookies and cakes.Even beer, sausages, soysauce, salad dressings and sometypes of cheese have gluten.
Imagine if you stopped eatingfoods with gluten, to go on a freegluten diet. Scary right!!!For some of use is not a matter ofchoice, is the only way to keephealthy and feel good.
For more information visit:http://www.celiac.com/http://www.umm.edu/news/releases/gluten-sensitivity-celiac-disease.htmhttp://www.celiaccenter.org/faq.asphttp://www.foodreactions.org/gluten/Spread the word, someone may thank you!!