Thanks for those two heads-up guys!
That Gluten is Good
article is such a misleading crock.
The headline findings are about protein - not gluten at all...!!
"A major study by Harvard University suggests that ingesting only small
amounts of the protein, or avoiding it altogether, increases the danger of
diabetes by as much as 13 per cent."
WTF. Protein? I thought this was about gluten?
Yeah it is: buried down the article
are the laughable results:
They found that most participants had a gluten intake of below 12g a day,
which is roughly the equivalent to two or three slices of wholemeal bread.
Within this range, those eating the highest 20 per cent of gluten had a
13 per cent lower risk of developing Type 2 diabetes compared with
those eating up to 4g a day.
So people who eat 3 slices of gluten bread a day have
slightly lower diabetes than those who eat 1 slice a day.
Great. And what about their cancer incidence? Up or down?
Their autoimmune disease risk or incidence? Up or down?
Well, we don't know.
They didn't look at that.
So the findings are useless.
No point in lowering diabebes risk by raising coronary heart disease risk.
Anyway, who can have confidence in such a sloppy piece of work.
Interestingly, this is one of a slew of articles dissing avoidance of gluten.
If I was Big Wheat, I'd make sure I greased some palms to achieve this.
And the other article about hookworms:
There’s currently no cure or effective treatment for coeliac disease
– other than avoiding gluten entirely – but some of these symptoms
appear to be mitigated in patients who host hookworms, and scientists
have been trying to work out whether the parasites could be part of an effective treatment.
Well if you really want to quibble, there is a cure. Re-mineralization of the
gut to enable bacterial communication. See Dr Zac in the posts above.
"scientists have been trying to work out whether
Meaning they still have damn all conclusive findings.
Whee- they've got celiacs able to eat small ammounts of gluten! Yippee!
In the previous study, gluten-intolerant participants were infected with 20 hookworm (Necator americanus) larvae. During the course of the research, the infected participants were given gradually increasing doses of gluten, starting with only one-tenth of a gram daily and progressing incrementally to 3 grams, at which point they could eat their way through a medium-sized bowl of spaghetti – a serving that would have previously induced diarrhoea, cramps and vomiting.
Thanks to the presence of the hookworms, which researchers believe secrete a protein that has anti-inflammatory properties, the discomfort and illness that gluten usually causes for coeliacs was reduced – and the new study intends to ramp up the gluten intake to the point where patients are eating a regular diet (including normal levels of gluten) without any problems.
Now ask yourself.....
why the flying FUCK a celiac person would WANT to eat gluten!!!???.
So they could live a normal life, dummy.
Eating gluten is normal then is it?
Well, you need cereal for your food pyramid.
'Cos the big cereal lobby made sure of that.
Doctors miss up to 9 out of 10 celiacs.
Only finding out they were celiac at post mortem.
Real research and real thinking are rare in this area. Beware.
Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when open.