Believe me, I thought I would be the LAST person on earth to give up gluten, but it’s been a few weeks now and I feel about a million times better!
It all started with a call from someone who was telling me they have been feeling like a zombie with zero energy, and every movement getting increasingly harder. THAT WAS ME, TOO! When they explained they learned it was a reaction from gluten, I immediately made a doctor appointment and decided to eliminate gluten. I can’t even tell you how much better I feel! After this experience, I began wondering if gluten was doing that to ME, should I be feeding my kids foods with gluten? And is there even any nutritional value to gluten? Breezy Mama turned to pediatrician Dr. Shakha Gillin, Co-founder of Coast Pediatrics Del Mar who explains why I SHOULD be giving my kids gluten-filled foods and more.
First, what exactly is gluten?
Gluten is a protein, made up of gliadin and glutelin, and found in grains such as wheat, rye, barley, and triticale.
Is there a point/ any health benefits to having kids eat gluten? Or should parents try and avoid it when possible?
Gluten is important. Wheat is a [Read more…] about Why Your Kids DO Need Gluten