What are the disadvantages of a gluten-free diet?
A gluten-free diet is the mainstay method of treatment and the prevention of celiac disease complications. However, an inadequately balanced gluten-free diet can increase the risk of obesity, negatively affect glucose and lipid metabolism, and increase the risk of the metabolic syndrome.
Does Rice have gluten?
Yes, all rice (in its natural form) is gluten-free. This includes brown rice, white rice, wild rice and rice flour. Even Asian or sticky rice, also called “glutinous rice,” is gluten-free, despite its name.
Will you lose weight gluten-free?
Although a gluten-free diet is the primary treatment for celiac disease and may help to alleviate symptoms in various conditions related to gluten sensitivity, there is currently no evidence showing that a gluten-free diet is effective for weight loss or for general health benefits.