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Food Choices with Fibro V

September 14, 2021


Gluten is a protein found in rye, barley, and wheat product

Celiac disease is an immune reaction or intolerance to eating gluten, occuring typically in the small intestines It is a condition that overlaps with FM in some people. There is no reason to eradicate gluten from your diet if your doctor diagnosis you with gluten intolerance.

Some foods may impact you differently, even between grains. At home, you can try to see whether a few or all of these foods disturb your FM symptoms, by removing them one by one and keeping a journal to note any development.

Remove old-fashioned grains, breads, and pastas. You can substitute gluten-free replacements, such as those prepared with corn or rice. Also notice many marinades, sauces, and even candies may include gluten.

Breads are a high source of gluten proteins.

To see whether a few or all of these foods disturb your FM symptoms, consider removing them one by one and keeping a journal to note any development. If you find yourself cutting them all out, consider testing more extensively by utilizing a full elimination diet. Start with plain bland foods, adding a new food every few days and journalling any issues and in responses to what. Versions of this diet can be found online. Additionally, talk with a nutritionist. They can help you set up or improve a fine healthy diet that will not cause both the gluten reaction or for your fibro to flare.