Is a Gluten Free Diet Healthy?


Here’s the short answer to whether a gluten free diet is healthy. It depends.

Do you have celiac disease or a gluten sensitivity? Then a gluten free diet without wheat, barley and rye is necessary to prevent damage to the small intestine.

But what if you don’t need to be gluten free? Should you jump on the gluten free diet bandwagon?

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Why America is So Sick Today: Nine Underlying Reasons

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Covid-19 has alarmed me, and not only for the obvious reason of potentially contracting the virus.

On October 13, 2020, NPR reported a startling fact about America’s status as a super sick nation. The “Journal of the American Medical Association finds that in the past five months, per capita deaths in the United States, both from COVID-19 and other causes, have been far greater than in 18 other high-income countries.”

Many of the reasons for our frighteningly high death rate are playing out at the federal and state level, but I won’t go there. Instead, I’ve been mulling over one hypothesis that may be a hidden underpinning to our poor showing as a country.

Here’s my assessment: The United States has been unwell for many decades. The pandemic merely acted as the tipping point that blew the cover off our faux sense of well-being.

Below are nine underlying reasons why America is so sick today.

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