This text is now purple: Headso: gluten free bread is made using other kinds of flour, you can make a gluten free flour out of cannabis roots for instance.I can make a gluten free flour out of sawdust shavings, too. Doesn't make it a good idea.
nunyadang: I still think you are fat
MrSteve007: What bothers me are the people who claim an allergy or an intolerance to a substance, but it's entirely self diagnosed. Guess what? If you haven't been tested, you probably don't know what you're allergic to.Also, those allergies can change over your life. And typically, to develop a resistance, you need to slowly introduce the said allergen over time, via exposure or increasing concentrations of subcutaneous injections. After a period of time, your immune system learns to live with it. Shunning the substance will likely make the allergy even worse (such as seasonal plant allergies)./been tested several times//spent years getting injections
thisdaydreamer: nunyadang: I still think you are fatDoes my being overweight make you feel better? Fine. I'm fat. Go to town with that.Now go to bed and let the adults talk.
vudukungfu: I was just picking up lunch-meat for my sammiches in the store.Ham, Turkey, roast beef, all labeled Gluten free.Really?What's next?Fructose intolerance?Nation of pussies.If you have a dietary issue that is real and proven, that's one thing, but when the nation turns on whims, fads, and made up BS like a religion, then you see crap like labeling apples "Gluten Free" as marketing gimmicks.And that's why we can't have nice things.
CruJones: No matter what your nutritionist told you, there is no test for gluten "sensitivity"
Czechzican: I have a friend on facebook that constantly shares gluten-free recipes for rubbish food, like cookies and cupcakes with a note saying she's going to make them that day and then eventually follows up saying how great they were and that her kids loved them,etc. Later on she'll lament that she is having so many issues losing weight and can't understand why.After trying to explain to her that she is eating a lot of rubbish, she'll retort that gluten free cookies are much more healthier than regular cookies, so it can't possibly be the reason.Some people...
czetie: I used to think I was lactose intolerant, but it turned out I'm intolerant of pretty much everything.
This text is now purple: Fibro: I Crossfit regularly and eat 85-90% paleo and life is good; definitely way better than before.On the topic of gluten-free, I eat mostly gluten-free as it is just by nature of the paleo diet. Just because you can put something in your body, digest, and expel it doesn't mean you should.You really don't get the irony of that statement in conjunction with Crossfit, do you?\enjoy your crippling chronic joint pain
The Homer Tax: DjangoStonereaver: rikkards: DjangoStonereaver: Nuclear Monk: Fact: labeling something 'gluten free' removes 95% of any potential deliciousness.You've never had my mother in law's flourless chocolate cake.It is so good that I have to actively curb myself from eating an entire cake in one sitting because A> thatwould make me feel like the fat pig I am and I don't like that feeling and B> deprive my legitimatelydiagnosed Celiac niece from one of life's truly great pleasures.Buddy makes a vegan chocolate cake that is to die for. Wifey is allergic to wheat (thank god not celiac) and eggs the one benefit for the gluten-free fad is that it makes it easier to find alternatives. hard part is finding things that don't use eggs as well.Indeed; in my nieces' brief life the labelling of food has come leaps and bounds forward, which is a boonto people with legit allergies and food sensitivities.Still, though, the labelling only goes so far: for example, anything with 'carmel coloring' or 'natural flavors'generally are gluten (coming from wheat products), as is 'malto-dextrin', which is generally wheat sugar.I have seen things that had 'GLUTEN FREE!' on the label with these as ingredients.However, as my niece used to point out obsessively when she was a young child, Tootsie Rolls aregluten free.Maltodextrin doesn't have gluten in it. It's a polysaccharide, it's made up of nothing but a bunch of linked sugars. Gluten is a protein. That's why Foods with Maltodextrin in them can be labeled gluten free.
Muta: Muta: Ker_Thwap: Never had those side effects. Possibly I had some other sort of bacteria causing the ulcer, but either way, I'd have gladly traded the considerable pain for having to manually monitor my food intake.H. Pylori is a bacteria that can cause ulcers. Removing it from your system helped you. The human body didn't evolve with an ulcer causing bacteria in its gut just to dick with your head. If that were the case then evolution would have eliminated it long ago. The bacteria also has some health benefits which you are not experiencing now. So heads up.
dready zim: It`s the hypocritical way the guy basically said `your fad diet is wrong but my fad diet is right`.To people not on a fad diet there isn`t much difference between no gluten, paleo, atkins or any of the fad diets.
machoprogrammer: lol crossfit. Enjoy your kipping "pull ups" and back pain from doing way too many reps of complex lifts with shiatty form
Fibro: I Crossfit regularly and eat 85-90% paleo and life is good; definitely way better than before.On the topic of gluten-free, I eat mostly gluten-free as it is just by nature of the paleo diet. Just because you can put something in your body, digest, and expel it doesn't mean you should.
Fibro: moothemagiccow: Fibro: frankmanhog: Hanson Cheng doesn't pay much attention to the gluten-free haters. Feeling out of shape a couple of years ago, he joined a CrossFit training gym and went on the Paleo Diet, which consists of mostly meat and vegetables.My eyes just rolled out of my skull. Nice of them to close the article with an example of one of the problem idiots.I don't get your post. Are you jealous that this guy has the physical prowess to Crossfit and the discipline to eat a consistently clean diet, and you do not? Where's the hate coming from?I Crossfit regularly and eat 85-90% paleo and life is good; definitely way better than before.On the topic of gluten-free, I eat mostly gluten-free as it is just by nature of the paleo diet. Just because you can put something in your body, digest, and expel it doesn't mean you should.What was before? Atkins and Pilates?Never touched the Atkins diet and I'm not flexible enough to do Pilates. I assume you're asking so that you can make your life journey match my life journey so that one day you can achieve the same results.
Vangor: Either Chopin, which is potato based and therefore naturally gluten-free, or Tito's, which due to distillation procedures is gluten-free, are both excellent options if you haven't found a good enough vodka yet. The latter is less expensive and becoming increasingly more common.
El Dudereno: Ker_Thwap: El Dudereno: I tell people I'm gluten free so they don't bring me junk food.We had a baby a few months ago, and everyone wanted to bring us a meal to help out. The gluten free thing meant they weren't just bringing us a pizza or a giant bowl of pasta, which isn't on our menu at home. Also we didn't get a metric ton of baked goods.If I'd asked that no junk food was brought over, people would have ignored it./would have been better if they brought is diapers, but they wanted to feel more helpful than that//would have been fine with them just coming over to have a look at the baby///that's what they really wanted anywayOn one hand, no one likes to be lied to. Had you told me the truth, I'd have brought you over something healthy. (hypothetically of course.) On the other hand, some people are fat and stupid and think that fatty cooking is the only way they can express their love.The second group is most of the people who "wanted to help out".Funny thing is, Mrs. Dudereno doesn't cook anyway. I do. She was busy with the baby, and I could still make dinner for the family.Also, I've found that 'healthy' means very different things to different people. Saying 'gluten free' gave them a much better idea.
Loreweaver: If the lunch meat you are buying says "Gluten Free" on the package, they are either using it as a marketing gimmick to increase the price (since meat does not have gluten) , or they are adding grain-based fillers to the meat.
Orgasmatron138: machoprogrammer: lol crossfit. Enjoy your kipping "pull ups" and back pain from doing way too many reps of complex lifts with shiatty formI don't get the comment about the pull-ups. Crossfit modified them to target the core. What's the problem?
Gaylord Fister: fark these people. I hope they die. I hope there's some kind of famine, and the only thing to eat is a bag of wheat that you get from the government like once per year. (whiny voice) "Uh, excuse me, do you have something gluten free?" Yeah, dirt. Eat farking dirt, you gluten freetard.I'm farking sick that 99.9% of the people have to cater to the whims of retarded farking minorities. You're allergic to peanuts? I don't give a shiat. It's your own farking business. Grow and cook all your own food then.
KatjaMouse: Her various dermatologists all insisted that it is nothing more than an old wives tale that food can affect ones skin/acne issues. Well, after a few months on paleo not only did her skin finally clear up but some of her old bacne scars started to disappear or at least become less noticeable.
eeyore102: I made this huge long post but it got eaten. Least it was gluten-free.Anyway...A year ago I was diagnosed with celiac disease via a blood antigen test and an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. Since going on a gluten-free diet, I've discovered a few things.1. I can definitely tell when I've eaten gluten because I spend the next few days visiting the toilet eleventy times a day, I want to sleep when I'm not on the toilet, and I get seriously emotionally unstable and irrational for some reason.2. It's amazing the things I've found that do contain gluten. A rotisserie chicken I was going to buy turned out to have wheat starch. Pumpkin seeds had unbromated wheat flour. Even the peanuts on Southwest had wheat starch as an ingredient. I can't take anything for granted.3. My parents are dumb and don't get what celiac disease or gluten is, though I've tried to explain. They can't get why I can't have white bread ("well it's not wheat bread right?"), why I can't have gravy, why I can't eat the butter if they've gotten toast crumbs in it, that brown sugar does not have gluten, etc., etc.4. It's way easier for me to just bring my own food everywhere, but some people get remarkably defensive about that. They don't get that it isn't about them, it's about me not wanting to deal with the repercussions of my illness.Fortunately, there is a pill in clinical trials that could help with the cross-contamination issues. http://celiacdisease.about.com/od/CeliacDiseaseDrugs/fl/Alvine-Pharma - Celiac-Disease-Drug.htm
lilplatinum: Vangor: Either Chopin, which is potato based and therefore naturally gluten-free, or Tito's, which due to distillation procedures is gluten-free, are both excellent options if you haven't found a good enough vodka yet. The latter is less expensive and becoming increasingly more common.All distilled alcohols are gluten free, even if distilled from wheat.
lilplatinum: I've been told by various glutards that my type 1 diabetes would clear right up if I cut out gluten because it causes a low level reaction that apparently makes my immune system weak and causes an autoimmune disease, and if I stop eating gluten that reaction will go away and the autoimmune disease will just fix itself right up./this is what these retards actually believe.
KatjaMouse: Fibro: I Crossfit regularly and eat 85-90% paleo and life is good; definitely way better than before.On the topic of gluten-free, I eat mostly gluten-free as it is just by nature of the paleo diet. Just because you can put something in your body, digest, and expel it doesn't mean you should.My younger sister used to do cross fit and paleo herself. I don't think she ever looked that good and she sang the gospel of the lifestyle. One of the selling points for her was that it's good for the skin and since she was 13 she's had terrible acne, still to this day (her 30th birthday is around the corner). Her various dermatologists all insisted that it is nothing more than an old wives tale that food can affect ones skin/acne issues. Well, after a few months on paleo not only did her skin finally clear up but some of her old bacne scars started to disappear or at least become less noticeable.Then life happened, she fell off the wagon and in about 3 weeks of eating breads again her skin got oily again and the acne reared its ugly head. She's been trying to get back into cross fit and the diet but it's hard for a girl on her income and living alone to commit to it./cousin has a mild wheat allergy//was a surprise to everyone when we learned her rosatia (sp?) was a result of eating certain kinds of glutens
Fibro: This text is now purple: Fibro: I Crossfit regularly and eat 85-90% paleo and life is good; definitely way better than before.On the topic of gluten-free, I eat mostly gluten-free as it is just by nature of the paleo diet. Just because you can put something in your body, digest, and expel it doesn't mean you should.You really don't get the irony of that statement in conjunction with Crossfit, do you?\enjoy your crippling chronic joint painAh, yes. I'm sure you will be in excellent condition for a long time by keeping your fat ass in a chair all your life. ;)I'm just curious if you tried to Crossfit and gave up or never had the courage to try at all? You're clearly ignorant about the program. Just like anything in life - it is what you make of it. You can absolutely Crossfit without going overboard on range of motion or the weight you're lifting.
KatjaMouse: Loreweaver: If the lunch meat you are buying says "Gluten Free" on the package, they are either using it as a marketing gimmick to increase the price (since meat does not have gluten) , or they are adding grain-based fillers to the meat.A lot of deli meats have added cornstarch to them. Usually as part of the glaze so yeah, even buying lunch meat can be a bit of a gamble for people with allergies.
Lord Farkwad: These gluten intolerance people are glutenist! Where is the outrage? Why hasn't someone been chastised and lost their jobs over their intolerance of gluten?This should make the glutenists' blood boil. [s27.postimg.org image 560x374][s1.postimg.org image 850x595][s27.postimg.org image 850x569]
CeroX: It's probably not that hard for them to find a corn substitute as a binder.
Vangor: While being lacking in gluten, being gluten-free tends to mean lack of cross-contamination for folks with celiac disease, which i snot true of all distilled alcohols; although reading back over the previous comment I apparently misread his wife as having the disease rather than an allergy, which makes finding a vodka she is able to tolerate all the more easy due to exactly what you just said.
CeroX: So they process the shiat out of if, make it into small particles, ad some flour and some other shiat to turn it into a paste that they can put into a form before they cook it, then after they can stick it in a machine to slice and package.
Gary-L: CruJones: No matter what your nutritionist told you, there is no test for gluten "sensitivity"There sure is, but please, continue sharing your vast medical knowledge and experience.
Fibro: I hope she gets back into it on the exercise and the diet side of things. I realize Crossfit can be expensive but it should be fairly easy to cut something else out of your lifestyle to accommodate a program that will make you look and feel so much better. Best of luck to her. :)
006deluxe: Sounds like you've been dealing with people that are gluten-free by choice, not by necessity. My wife was diagnosed with Celiac a few years ago. If you talk to her and tell her that you're going to try going gluten-free* to lose weight she'll flat out tell you you're an absolute idiot.*gluten-free in the sense of substituting normal foods for gluten-free substitutes such as normal cupcakes for gluten-free, etc., not going paleo or whatever
sethen320: Iceman_Cometh: Onkel Buck: If Someone Ever Tells You They Have A Gluten Allergy, Show Them ThisYes, I often take medical advise from a waitress.Its just as valid as making up a fake ailment.
Czechzican: Yea, my friend is healthy. She is just overweight. She posts other crap too, like things from some juicing website. Just about everything is "This superfood does this! You'll have great results if you stop eating everything and only eat this superfood for a week!" That sort of bollocks.Moreso, she's in the lower end of middle class, and half the foods she is trying on her family are made with ingredients that cost an arm and a leg. One of her cupcake recipes alone would have cost almost $60 to make. She fusses about money, but won't think twice about dropping $30 on a bottle of oil or $15 on a bag of almond flour, etc.
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