Non-celiac gluten sensitivity
Many people do not test positive for celiac disease but still react negatively to gluten. This condition is called non-celiac gluten sensitivity and causes symptoms like diarrhoea, stomach pain, tiredness, bloating, and depression.
Foods to Avoid
Completely removing gluten from your diet can be challenging as it is a common ingredient in many foods. The main sources of gluten are:
• Wheat-based foods; wheat-bran or flour, spelt, durum, Kamut and semolina
• Brewer’s yeast
Some foods that usually contain gluten are; Breads, Pastas, Cereals (unless labelled gluten-free), Baked goods such as cakes, cookies, muffins, pizza, bread crumbs and pastries, etc.