Dangerous Grains: Why Gluten Cereal Grains May Be Hazardous to Your Health

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Penguin, 2002 - Health & Fitness - 244 pages
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Learn the shocking truth about how gluten cereal grains effect our health
Could gluten be contributing to your fatigue, stress, bloating, and ill health? Long before "Grain Brain "was a bestseller, "Dangerous Grains "was the first book to examine in depth the hazards of gluten cereal grains. James Braly, M.D., a renowned food allergy expert and Ron Hoggan, M.A., a respected patient advocate, reveal the negative impact of gluten grains. Discover the benefits of a gluten-free diet in relieving and preventing the ailments associated with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and more than 200 chronic illnesses, including: Cancer Autoimmune diseases Osteoporosis Brain disorders Intestinal disease Chronic pain Digestive disorders Infertility and problematic pregnancies Tracking the genetic and evolutionary history of humans and grain consumption, "Dangerous Grains" can help you understand how grains can affect your health, and whether you are at risk for gluten-influenced illnesses.
 

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Dangerous Grains is loaded with information much of which I was previously unaware of. I appreciate the quick references in the back with a listing of symptoms and the list of hidden sources of gluten ... Read full review

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James Braly, M.D., has helped develop and popularize food allergy testing and celiac disease screening. He is also the author of Food Allergy Relief.

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