Why gluten free might not be so good for you after all

Going on a gluten-free diet is in vogue right now. But is it good for you? 🍅🍴

  • Scientists at Harvard University say those who cut gluten out of their diet increase the risk of developing diabetes.
  • Despite only one percent of the population having coeliac disease (which requires no gluten), the diet is very cool right now.
  • But professors in the US said people who don’t eat it have a 13 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with higher levels of gluten.
  • “It’s not clear whether gluten itself is the protective factor, or whether its other foods where gluten is present that influence diabetes risk reduction.”
  • But she claims we need to stop thinking that gluten is bad for us: “Eating gluten does not negatively impact health in the majority of the population.

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Why gluten free might not be so good for you after all

Going on a gluten-free diet is in vogue right now. But is it good for you? 🍅🍴

  • Scientists at Harvard University say those who cut gluten out of their diet increase the risk of developing diabetes.
  • Despite only one percent of the population having coeliac disease (which requires no gluten), the diet is very cool right now.
  • But professors in the US said people who don’t eat it have a 13 percent higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those with higher levels of gluten.
  • “It’s not clear whether gluten itself is the protective factor, or whether its other foods where gluten is present that influence diabetes risk reduction.”
  • But she claims we need to stop thinking that gluten is bad for us: “Eating gluten does not negatively impact health in the majority of the population.

Exclusive music news, big interviews, entertainment, social media trends and video from the news people at BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra.
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Prostate Cancer Treatment Can Raise Dementia Risk

Prostate Cancer Treatment Can Raise Dementia Risk

  • Well | Prostate Cancer Treatment Can Raise Dementia Risk
  • Prostate Cancer Treatment Tied to Alzheimer’s Risk DEC. 8, 2015
  • Hormone Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Depression APRIL 11, 2016
  • But a new study has found that it more than doubles the risk of dementia.
  • The new study considered all types of dementia.

Reducing testosterone levels with androgen deprivation therapy, or A.D.T., more than doubles the risk of dementia.
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