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Thyroid And Gluten Free

Greetings, friends, im nik hedberg, and todays hashimotos tip of the day is going on a gluten free diet. One of things we know about not just Hashimotos, but many autoimmune diseases, is that theres a connection between eating gluten and either triggering or perpetuating the autoimmune disease. Gluten is a protein found in a variety of grains, like wheat, barley, rye, oats, spelt.

And its in many, many packaged foods. its hidden in a lot of places and people dont know that theyre getting any exposure. One of the best things you can do if you have Hashimotos is to go on a gluten free diet. Removing gluten from the diet will do a few things. Number one, one of the things that happens with autoimmune disease is that people develop whats called leaky gut syndrome, and gluten can contribute to leaky gut. By giving up.

Gluten, it allows your digestive system to heal and that should reduce inflammation and really help with the autoimmune condition. The second thing it does is that youll see improvements in antibody levels. So, in some cases, you will see their thyroid antibody levels come down significantly. The third thing is just improvement in symptoms. A lot of the symptoms of Hashimotos are things like fatigue, inability to lose weight, hair loss, constipation, cold hands and feet.

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