Will Cutting Out Gluten Improve My IBS Symptoms?

Posted by Proper Nutrition on 3/7/14 10:00 AM

Will cutting out the gluten improve my IBS symptoms?

It seems like the gluten free diet trend  is everywhere these days and is the answer to all of our problems in life, lack of energy, weight loss, better mood, right?  Well, cutting out the gluten "villain" might not magically improve every aspect of your life but it could severely improve your IBS Symptoms.

Many who suffer from IBS may have a gluten sensitivity.  This sensitivity is known as non-celiac gluten intolerance, or NCGI, that can trigger or worsen a person’s IBS symptoms.  However, it is difficult to tell if the symptoms from IBS are gluten related or not. Because there is no test for NCGI, diagnosing the intolerance has become a trial and error process in which people are testing out a gluten-free diet and seeing if it makes a difference.  Luckily, for many, it has.

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Topics: ibs symptoms, gluten sensitivity, ibs

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