Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: William Morrow; 1 edition (May 24, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.2 x 9 inches
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Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
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Written in clear, concise prose, you can learn what's known, and what still is out there to be learned, about a continuum of digestive disorders ranging from celiac disease to wheat allergies and IBS. If you have gluten sensitivity, a wheat allergy or celiac disease you will learn something incredibly useful on every page to guide you through a healthier and less daunting life. For those who have a choice about whether to eat gluten, the facts are presented compellingly. You make your own decision, but are now aware of the issues and concerns of a special, restricted diet on an otherwise healthy person. The book is science, not preachiness. Facts are presented with all sides of what's known and they are carefully laid out. This book is a wonderful resource, and I recommend it wholeheartedly.
This book is really informative and explains some ideas I did not know. However, from all of the research I have done (i.e. looking at studies that prove gluten can cause digestion disorders in non celiac subjects), I don't agree with the parts of the book that downplay gluten's effects on the body. Even the Medical Medium says gluten is one of the worst foods we can eat. And yes, I believe him. Still, there is other valuable information in the book, so I do recommend it.
A superb book- extremely well-written and informative. The authors do an excellent job of incorporating the medical facts in a way they can be understood by all and of dispelling the myths in a way that won't offend. I learned a lot by reading it!
Gluten Exposed is more than a book on what gluten is and isn't. It is also a primer on the G.I. system and various auto immune conditions that are involved in the gut. The book explains in clear language what gluten is and who a gluten free diet helps the most.I was pleased to also learn about the G.I. system and various drugs including opiates. There are several chapters on these topics.The explanations in all the chapters makes reading this book very interesting and informative. I definitely recommend this book for those who want a clearer understanding of what gluten is and the food,gut, brain connection.
A gluten free diet may be right for you, but you won't know it from social media or the fad-of-the-moment. I would strongly urge the reading of this book before embarking on this life altering path. I found so many of my questions answered, including some that I didn't know I had. Here's the thing: the comments are from real people experiencing problems. It's easy to find someone who is going through something similar to you. If you want to go to a doctor (and you may need to) that's fine. It's usually inconvenient and never inexpensive! If you want to know what's going on in your body, and if it's likely caused by gluten, then read the book. Green and Jones know what they're writing about.
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