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Gluten Not Harmful For Heart: Study Reveals Gluten-Free Diet Harmful For Celiac Patients

May 06, 2017 09:25 AM EDT


It is a very popular theory among the individuals around the world that gluten intake in the diet plan increases the risk of heart attack or any type of heart disease; in short, it's not healthy for the body. But, a recent study has proved it wrong, dismissing the known myth till now.

As Consumer Reports cited, a new research which has been published in the British Medical Journal has revealed that gluten - which is a protein found in rye, barley or wheat is not risky for the heart, as it was being thought till now. Andrew Chan, who is the co-author of the study and an associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, has also pointed that person's having celiac disease needs to include gluten in their diet.

Going gluten free for the celiac patients can be harmful to their hearts. Celiac disease is an immune system condition influencing around 1 percent of individuals in the United States where gluten causes aggravation and harm in the digestive tract. Few studies have concluded that the ailment may likewise build irritation all through the body, perhaps bringing coronary illness hazard up in individuals with celiac disease. However, this review gives confirm this is not the situation for individuals who don't have the condition.

According to the blog Women's Health, the data on a total of 64,714 females and 45,303 males were surveyed and reviewed in the study by the researchers from Columbia University and Harvard University on gluten free diet impact on person's health. All the males and females included in the study were not having celiac disease and were reporting their food habits every four years from the year 1986 to 2010.

The scientists found that individuals without celiac disease whose eating methodologies contained the most gluten were not any more liable to have created coronary illness than the individuals who ate the minimum gluten. They additionally found that evading nourishment with gluten was connected to eating less whole grains. People, who do not have celiac disease, should think twice before eliminating gluten from their diet as they can develop a heart disease in near future.

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