In This Episode:
These days, it seems like everyone is gluten-free. But, who should really be gluten-free? With so much misinformation and sometimes conflicting messages about gluten, it can be difficult to know if someone should avoid gluten.
Tune into this enlightening dive into the world of wheat, celiac and nutrition with Dr. Julie Miller Jones, PhD, Certified Nutrition Specialist, and emeritus professor at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, MN. Ever wondered if you should jump on the “no bread, no gluten” bandwagon? Dr. Jones has the answers! Join her as she unravels the mysteries behind wheat allergy, celiac disease, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Explore the onset, ages, and gender differences associated with these conditions. Dive deep into the symptoms of celiac disease and learn how they differ from allergies. Discover the nutritional problems that may arise and get insights into accurate diagnosis methods. Dr. Julie Jones also explores the connection between these conditions and lactose intolerance, unraveling more about celiac disease.
For those who would benefit from being gluten-free, what can you do about dining out? Dr. Jones has the answers to these practical questions and more! From global prevalence to the rising trends, explore the risks associated with celiac disease and its connection to other autoimmune conditions. Uncover the journey to feeling better on a gluten-free diet after a celiac diagnosis and the timeline for symptom relief. Don’t miss this podcast episode packed with a few personal stories on celiac from Marti & Erin as well as invaluable insights into gluten, health, and well-being!
HOW HAVE CULTURAL TRENDS INFLUENCED YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT GLUTEN-FREE DIETS?
After listening to Dr. Julie Miller Jones discuss wheat-allergy, celiac disease, and gluten sensitivity, do you have a clearer understanding of whether you should consider a gluten-free diet? Why or why not? Dr. Jones mentioned the differences between wheat allergy, celiac disease, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. How do these distinctions impact your perception of gluten-related issues, and do you think they are commonly misunderstood? How has this episode changed your perspective on the importance of early diagnosis and management of gluten-related issues for overall health?