What can you eat on a gluten-free diet to lose weight?
- Choose a salad with chicken over a gluten-free pizza.
- Choose a flank steak with a side of sweet potatoes over a rice pasta carbonara.
- Choose salmon and vegetables over a hamburger with a gluten-free bun.
Why am I gaining weight on a gluten-free diet?
As the lining in your intestines begins to heal on a gluten-free diet, your ability to digest and absorb food recovers. You will absorb more of the nutrients from food, including more calories, leading to weight gain if you continue to eat the same portion size.
What happens when you go gluten-free for a month?
If you don’t have celiac, you could also still see your health improve upon giving up gluten. “When you stop eating gluten, you may experience less bloating, lowered inflammation, clearer skin, more energy, and less brain fog,” Snyder says.