Its is very common in my practice to encounter what I have been calling a “gluten sensitivity”. Both for myself and many of my clients I consistently find that restricting consumption of wheat quickly drops 10 lbs of water weight, reduces inflammation in the gut, improves the skin, cognition, digestion, vitality and a wide range of effects. It has puzzled me that sticking with native grains, and consuming other grains containing gluten seems to be OK1. These papers discuss why:
It appears that although my recommendation to restrict wheat intake has been accurate, the reasoning behind it (increased guten levels from breeding) has not.
1 This relates to Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity