October Unprocessed is in full swing over at Eating Rules.
Over the course of time, I’ll go into more depth about the reasons for the explosive increase in Gluten Intolerance since the 1950′s
Like the proverbial canary in a coal mine, Gluten Reactive people are showing us the problems with highly processed foods, especially wheat, rye and barley.
We’ll be starting from the beginning with definitions of the many terms used when talking about gluten related damage.
Currently, Auto-immune inflammatory damage called villous atrophy of the small intestine, is considered the diagnostic criteria for celiac disease.
What are villi? The tiny absorptive fingers of our gastrointestinal (GI) tract damaged and broken off without regrowth. This is the diagnostic criteria for celiac disease. Autoimmune damage has been escalating in people since the 1950s.