Wheat intolerance diet tips & advice
One type of issue some individuals face is wheat intolerance. Wheat intolerance usually develops relatively slowly and involves the immune system. This makes it a slightly harder condition to diagnose however the typical signs include:
The best way to manage wheat intolerance is to consume a diet that is free from it as well as gluten. You really have to watch because there are a vast variety of food products out there that you would think would be fine to eat but really aren't. This does not mean you'll have to live on an extremely restricted diet all the time however as there are many substitute products you can buy now that don't contain this so you won't have any issues.
- stomach bloating
- memory loss
- behavioural difficulties
- feelings of depression
- frequent infections
- rashes on the skin
- food cravings
- feelings of muscular fatigue
Other carbohydrate rich products that you can make the new staple of your diet to replace breads, flours, pasta's and so on include arrowroot, bananas, barley, cornflour, cranberries, oats and potatoes. These should be fine and won't cause most people with this condition any issues.
Further, those with this condition may find it slightly easier to adopt a lower carbohydrate approach to eating, replacing some of their carbohydrate calories with fat calories. As long as total calorie intake stays in line and most of the fat is coming from healthy sources, this can be a very good approach and make food selections slightly easier.