Science Discovery, Fructan, Rather Than Gluten, Induces Symptoms in Patients with Self-reported Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity – Diana Lurie
Note from Diana Lurie: Gluten-free diets are NOT part of a recommended Ayurvedic diet plan; however, many people follow a gluten-free diet. Therefore, I felt it was important that Ayurvedic professionals be aware of the latest research on gluten and gluten intolerance, because they will see many people in their practices who adhere to a gluten-free diet.
Type of Study:
This study involved a double-blind crossover challenge to determine whether people who self-instituted a gluten-free diet were sensitive to gluten or to fructans, a type of fermentable oligo, di-, monosaccharides
and polyols that are contained in wheat. Fructans are also found in other foods including ...(cont)