Flashcards in Gluten and FODMAP Exam 1 Deck (8)
What is gluten?
refers to the proteins
What is celiac disease?
it is an autoimmune disease caused by consuming gluten and when it is in the small intestine it creates an immune response
What is NCGS?
Non Celiac gluten sensitivity
What does NCGS do?
it is when gluten causes GI distress without a wheat allergy or celiac disease
Is NCGS real?
it is a food sensitivity to gluten but it is not a food intolerance
What is the controversy about NCGS?
is it really that different from celiac disease and IBS
is gluten the trigger for GI symptoms or something else in wheat
What is a FODMAP?