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video. Why would the 1944 and 45 Winter of Starvation
at the end of World War 2 improve the health of sick children in the Netherlands? For Dutch Pediatrician Dr. Willem Dicke, this
actually made plenty of sense. Dr. Dicke had been pursuing a way to treat
Gee-Herter’s disease, a disease that damages the intestine leading to serious complications
and a lack of treatment usually meant death. During the winter of starvation, normal food
like bread became very scarce. Then, the children with this disease suddenly
started to get much better. Later, when Swedish relief efforts made bread
available again, the children’s health got worse. You might have guessed, but Gee Herter’s
disease was another name for celiac disease and while celiac disease can cause terrible
distress, it has a cure: a gluten free diet. Gluten free has been a big buzzword lately
that’s swept through supermarkets putting all kinds of gluten-free products on the shelves. Interestingly enough, there are all kinds
of stories about people who have healed some ailment or another by eliminating all wheat
and gluten containing products from their diet. The book Toxic Staple by Anne Sarkisian is
packed full of personal stories of people who, on a gluten free diet, healed various
ailments like Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Skin Rashes, Allergies, and even neurological
issues like depression, migraines, ADHD and brain fog. One reason people clear up so many issues
by cutting out gluten, is that over 95% of people with celiac disease remain undiagnosed. As Medical Doctor Alessio Fasano puts it,
celiac disease is a “clinical chameleon” that “can range from chronic diarrhea, weight
loss, and abdominal distention to symptoms and conditions that can affect any organ system.” But celiac disease is not the only gluten
related disorder. While the global incidence of celiac disease
ranges from .5% to 1% , it’s estimated that 18 million Americans, about 6% of the population,
have a condition called gluten sensitivity according to Dr. Fasano. Dr. Kenneth Fine of EnteroLab, a testing laboratory
for non-celiac gluten sensitivity, asserts that the number of people with this disorder
could be as high as 30 to 40 percent. While in Croatia in the summer of 2010, tennis
player Novak Đoković was having a consultation with Dr. Igor Cetojevic. The doctor quickly confirmed that Djokovic’s
left arm was noticeably weaker than his right. Actually, doctor Cetojevic was curious about
Djokovic’s health back when he was watching the Australian open and saw that Djokovic
was having trouble breathing during a match. He apparently had also vomited violently during
a toilet break. Doctor Cetojevic explained to Djokovic that
he was likely sensitive to gluten. Looking back, this revelation explained to
Djokovic why he had collapsed from exhaustion during several matches. Even though he wasn’t diagnosed with celiac
disease, Djokovic started a gluten free diet and drastically improved his health very quickly. You might be thinking “OK, so what if I’m
not gluten sensitive or celiac? is there any point to specifically removing wheat and gluten
from my diet?” Well, high carbohydrate foods like grains
in general spike your blood sugar, leading to various problems with weight and insulin
resistance. So a grain free diet in general has various
benefits, but what is unique about wheat and gluten? First off, even people without a proven sensitivity
to gluten claim to have easily lost plenty of weight by cutting out wheat specifically. And, a 2012 study from Brazil found that a
gluten free diet reduces body fat, inflammation and insulin resistance. In the study, they gave two different groups
of mice free access to food and water. The diets were exactly the same except one
group’s diet contained 4.5% wheat gluten. The mice with the gluten gained more body
weight and much more fat. Specifically, the mice eating the gluten had
higher fasting insulin and glucose, and had much more fat in the muscle and liver. This points the finger at gluten as an exacerbator
of insulin resistance, diabetes and fatty liver. Actually, when I was doing research for my
previous video on why the obesity rate in Japan is only 3.5% compared to America’s
30%, I noticed there’s a big difference in wheat consumption between the two countries. Rice and Wheat combined, people ate 112.5
kilograms of these two grains in America in the year 2017. But, they ate 117 kg in Japan. So Japanese people are actually eating more
of these two grains combined, but they’re eating almost half as much wheat as Americans. This drastic difference in wheat consumption
could be a big factor in the drastic difference in obesity rates in these two countries. However, there’s more than just weight gain
happening when you consume gluten. Wheat gluten is actually a combination of
two proteins called gliadin and glutenin. The thing about gluten is that although many
people can eat it without any obvious problems, no one is able to completely digest it. According to Dr. Alessio Fasano, “all of
the proteins we ingest can be completely dismantled with the exception of one strange, unusual
protein. …” Of course, “That protein is gluten and,
more specifically, its components gliadins and glutenins.” So after eating something like bread, these
undigested gluten peptides floating around in the upper small intestine, and your gut,
perceives them as a potential enemy. Dr. Fasano says that based on studies from
the Center for Celiac Research and his colleagues worldwide, “it seems that the body’s immune
system mistakenly interprets gluten as a component of a dangerous bacterium or bacteria.” This causes the body to unleash an immune
response to fight against and rid the body of the perceived attacker. Dr. Fasano says that “this response is elicited
in everyone. It is not exclusive to people affected by
gluten-related disorders.” And, this immune response provokes inflammation. Inflammation is a natural response to infections
or injuries, but it’s supposed to be temporary, not something you want happening every time
you eat. A 2011 article by Dr. James Oschman explores
the link between inflammation and chronic disease. He lists massive numbers of studies documenting
relationships between inflammation and conditions like alzheimer’s, bowel disorders, cancer,
diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. David Perlmutter says that “there’s
no part of the body that is immune from the damaging effects of gluten and the reason
being that there’s no part of the body that is excluded from the mechanism of inflammation.” Now, there’s another component to how gluten
affects the the lining of the gut. To explain, take a look at this diagram. As you know, The skin, acts as a barrier to
prevent unwanted things from getting inside the body. Similarly, the epithelium of your gut, its
lining, acts as a barrier to prevent unwanted gut contents from leaking into other parts
of the body. Now on the lining of the gut are spaces between
cells called “tight junctions” that act like gates. If they remain open at inappropriate times,
it can cause a lot of problems – just like walking around with open wounds on the skin
can cause a lot of problems, you don’t want open spaces in the lining of your gut leaking
things in and out of the gut. To put it another way, our body is like a
fortress, and our gut is trying to protect us. In the year 2000, it was discovered by Dr.
Fasano and his team at the University of Maryland that there is a protein called Zonulin that
allows the opening and closing of these draw bridges in the gut. The gene that encodes this molecule is sitting
on this teeny tiny chromosome that is chromosome 16. But it’s packed with genes that’ve been associated
to some important disease in humankind. Autoimmune diseases, cancer, and disease of
the nervous system are sitting here. When the gene for Zonulin was cloned, a series
of scientists worldwide to look at this gene to see if it was linked to any disease and
sure enough, the same three categories showed up. Here’s Dr. Fasano explaining how Gluten
relates to all of this. On this slide, he has the pearl necklace that
is the gliadin protein of gluten. “Ssome of the fragments that cannot be digested
are color coded here. These two blue guys here, they communicate
with the fortress, and say please release zonulin, open that drawbridge because I need
to come in.” So, gliadin uses Zonulin, the key to the drawbridge,
to allow gliadin peptides to leak through the gut and get into the bloodstream, and
then get where they don’t belong and cause problems. “This is purported to allow macromolecules
to leak from the bowel and increase inflammation, and the risk of autoimmune diseases.” So the human body isn’t properly equipped
to deal with eating massive amounts of gluten in general, and it seems to be taking its
toll on more and more people. Celiac disease is on the rise, increasing
fourfold over the past fifty years. And, It was found that in a group of 3000
people, celiac disease was doubling every 15 years. Some of these people, after being able to
eat gluten without complaint for 70 years, suddenly developed celiac disease. So what’s going on here? First of all, we’re consuming way more wheat
products and gluten nowadays. We’ve been admonished to eat more “whole
grains” with the food pyramid illustrating that the bedrock of our diet should be grains. Not only that, a majority of food products
in the supermarket contain gluten or some component of wheat. Gluten has useful properties for making all
kinds of foods, and it’s a good stabilizing agent so it’s found itself in many other
products like ketchup, soy sauce, cold cuts and even lipstick. Secondly, wheat has changed quite a bit over
time. Wheat was pretty much the same for the past
10 thousand years or so that we have been eating it… until the second half of the
twentieth century when hybridization techniques transformed the grain. In fact, this study found that compared to
ancient strains of wheat, modern wheat expresses a higher quantity of genes for gluten proteins
that are associated with celiac disease. Another culprit is The modern preparation
methods of wheat. It used to be that making bread required a
long fermentation process that required a couple days. Now, you can go from flour to loaf of bread
in two hours. In any case, it appears that most anyone could
benefit in some way from eating less wheat and gluten. Depending on who you are, you can obviously
tolerate more or less. Celiacs and gluten sensitive people obviously
have to be very careful with their diet. In other people, constant consumption of wheat
can slowly chip away at their health with persistent inflammation. And other people can seemingly eat all the
bread they want and not have any problems, at least no obvious problems. At the very least, if you have some ever present
stomach issues or other chronic issues like brain fog, fatigue or skin conditions, it’s
worth trying a gluten free or grain free diet for a couple weeks. Worst case scenario is you lose a couple pounds
in the process. One last thing I should add is that just because
something is gluten free does not mean it’s healthier. Gluten free products often add more sugar,
more refined unhealthy fats and other questionable substitutes to make up for the palatability
lost from taking the gluten out. Unless you’re celiac or gluten sensitivie,
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100 thoughts on “Is Gluten that bad for your health? | The Science

  1. This is all true. I started the wheat/gluten free regime a couple of years ago. No more acid indigestion, and no more asthma.

  2. Hi if you�re reading this. Please remember you�re beautiful , I hope you are having a wonderful day!

  3. 4:24 Another reason why the obesity rate is so low in Japan is because you get fined if you are obese!

  4. Always wondered why people in the Bible ate bread if it's that harmful,so the grain was altered,makes perfect sense🤔

  5. How does gluten intolerance and low-carb play into subterranean diet, which is packed with gluten and carbs, yet Italians have longer life expectancy than any other European state?

  6. Starting a low carb diet and completely avoiding gluten and added sugar can also cure eczema, which is another auto-immune disease. Doing this faithfully for 3 months straight completely got rid of all rashes.

  7. My personal experience:

    I've had severe hay fever since I was a child, and tried every natural remedy available since regular doctors and immume therapy couldn't help me… There were too many kinds of pollen that triggered my allergies they said. For me this meant largely living indoors in the months April-July.

    Two years ago I began developing other allergies: apples, hazlenuts, peanut butter… Hell, I became allergic to my own CAT. My girlfriend already was on a gluten free diet and I figured that I'd might as well join her. If it doesn't help it doesn't harm, right?

    Fast forward to the present, it's May, the absolute worst month for my hayfever – or it used to be, at least. I can go outside as much as I want, eat whatever I want, and have no complaints whatsoever. The only change I made was quitting gluten!
    This video has convinced me to try this, and I'm very VERY grateful for it! So, thank you WIL!

  8. Processed grains in the diet cause spikes in insulin. Too much insulin leads to resistance, then diabetes. This condition is the main cause for heart disease and many other major diseases. Your doctor doesn't know this, and if he does, he won't tell you. Don't eat processed grains or sugar of any kind. It will get you in the end…Go with a keto diet or paleo diet for optimal health and minimal disease. Don't forget intermittent fasting, too. The heath benefits are tremendous.

  9. Then how come at the peak of my Keto diet (many months into it), I had the worst Flare up of Multiple Sclerosis?

  10. Have any/all the studies included the effects of additives to the soil amendment/prep, harvesting techniques, oe other climate/processsing practices?
    Like GMOing, these issues have also created chemical structure changes so that even the terms of "all natural" & "organic" need to be relegated to the "insofar as possible" disclaimer line.

  11. Whole wheat complex carbohydrates are fine in moderation and provide a much better source of fuel if you have a little for breakfast when compared to simple sugars. Plain Wheat Biscuits with no added salt/sugar are an ideal source stored energy for athletes.

  12. I have never had an issue with grains, but as an insurance I quit it and…..stubborn extra weight started to evaporate!! 5 kilos in 3 months!!! Only quitting grains!!

  13. A gluten-free diet is NOT a "cure" for celiac disease. It doesn't cure anything, it simply prevents the symptoms. The person still has the CONDITION (which could potentially be a better term for it, rather than 'disease').

  14. Many people may not believe gluten free, but I do.
    4 years ago, I started having acid reflux, OTC medicines didn’t work at all, I could only eat a little bit food, and still had reflux every time I ate, and I was losing weight every day, I was so scared. Finally, my doctor gave me Dexilant, 1 pill a day, it worked very well, but I was afraid of the side effects. One day, one of my friends told me to try gluten free, so I tried, and stopped taking Dexilant at the same time,one week later, my reflux was gone. I was so happy and had kept gluten free for 6 months.
    Then, I started eating regular breads and cookies again. After 2 months, my reflux came back, and even worse, I had sore eyes, doctor thought that I was allergy to pollen, but again, eye drops didn’t work. So I started gluten free again, and I barely have had reflux since then, It has been 3 years without Dexilant.
    I even had a test to check if I am really allergic of gluten, the result is negative, but I don’t dare to eat food with gluten again.
    Hope my experience can help some people.

  15. Yup, I have Pyoderma Gangrenosum and am gluten free and see improvement. The wounds are slowly shrinking/healing because of the gluten free diet and daily dressing changes.

  16. Please study Indians like you studied Americans and Japanese. The masses in India eat everything , the only real criteria is taste. But I have no idea if we are healthy compared to other countries.

  17. You're references concerns me. 3 non-peered review books and only 1 peer reviewed study which isn't quite alarming as your video. No major national health organisation suggests a wheat free diet so probably best not to trust the video too much.

  18. I got celiac diseas i m on gluteen free diet from 10 monts my skin gone so thin still got no treatment or help from dr or Surgery yet still waiting for my oppointment from Hospital 🤔

  19. Everything delicious and slightly affordable is poison. Everything healthy must be cooked and is more expensive. I just wanna end it.

  20. It's funny how almost no one used to have "gluten intolerance". Then Monsanto genetically modified wheat and corn so that it could withstand their "harmless" glyphosate ("round up") herbicide. (That way the farmers could spray their fields with herbicide and it would kill the weeds but not the crop.) Ever since then there's been people feeling unwell for unknown reasons and then a growing epidemic of "gluten intolerance". Is the weed killer taken up in the cells of the wheat, or is it just the extra strand of DNA that causes the digestive problems? "Frankenfoods" it is! This video is testimony to it. Go organic; go pre-Monsanto varieties!

  21. Wheat also contains phytoestrogens. Which is a substance that I believe has far more negative affects and gets almost zero attention. Probably because soy and sesame has 2 of the highest levels of phytoestrogens out of all plants consumed and they are both massively profitable products. Wouldn't want to bring that to light….. Pfft.

  22. I have the brain fog and dermatitis on the face if i eat gluten. When i stop eating gluten, after 5 days, my skin is clear and i have a crystal clear, sharp mind. It’s amazing.

  23. Crust on bread is full of akrylamid, With leaky gut which all humans get, = 1 plus 2 = 3
    so ur basicly letting toxins leak out into ur bloodstream… GG MANKIND DEVOLVED ALREADY.
    when u heat plants to over 170-180 degrees celcius you convert glucose or fruktose into akrylamid, in high quantity…

  24. You know what the number 1 breakfast is for the LONGEST living people in the world, oatmeal, which has gluten.

    The 7th day Adventists in loma linda California outlive everyone in the world, even the Okinawan, oatmeal is a STAPLE breakfast food for them. There is no way on gods green earth that eating oatmeal is going to make you fat or is bad for your health, I'm sorry that's just ridiculous.

    Obviously eating wonder bread is no good for you, lol. Not all gluten containing foods are equal.

    This reminds me of the people that attack soy like it's poison, when one of the longest living populations in the world in Okinawa eats tofu as their MAIN protein. 7th day Adventists also drink soy milk instead of cow milk.

    Unless you have celiacs disease or a soy allergy there is no reason not to eat these foods.

  25. Comparing Japan to US is a stretch. For one, they are damn near one race and one culture. We have a ton of different races, cultures and religions. If our citizens had a decent culture wed be more disciplined too.

  26. It's the round up in grains, not the gluten. First, the gut must be cleaned or nutrients can't get through the thick mucous lining the gut.

  27. I appreciate your research but I've been vegetarian on and off for many years, and I would get paranoid about eating seitan (gluten-based meat substitute) because of the gluten-free fad that came about. I also have an inflammatory disorder. But what I've found is that I notice no ill effects from eating the seitan I make for myself, and the real reduction in inflammation for me has been from cutting out meat. Some research came out lately that some are theorizing that people aren't gluten-sensitive, but instead sensitive to a type of sugar that's only in wheat that many have trouble processing. So I've theorized that perhaps seitan, as a purely protein-based product, wouldn't have that carbohydrate and therefore wouldn't cause an issue. I hear anecdotes about some people claiming seitan doesn't cause the same discomfort for them as a full wheat-based product, and even some saying that if the wheat is fermented (such as in American injera) there also is no ill effect — which may be explained by the carbohydrate being altered in the fermentation process. I'll be looking out for more info in the future, but in the meantime I'll be enjoying my wheat meat. Thanks 🙂

  28. Its taken me far, far too long to realize that I'm gluten intolerant, I wish I had found out when much younger. To the younger generation I highly recommend trying to go gluten free for a month to see if you notice any improvements. For me, my bloating, acid reflux and inflammation disappeared.

  29. Before this video, I’ve seen so many comedians and comedy sketches making fun of people who follow gluten-free diets.
    Guess who’s laughing now?

  30. LaMian is great. but you see the thing with eastern vs western food is that things served mixed vs processed consumed seperately.

  31. I recently found out I'm Gluten intolerant after 29years and iv lost weight since giving it up and my bloating is gone…

  32. Gluten Free diet is for idiots who believe in dangers of it. Then how there are old, healthy people with none of these symptoms and have been eating bread their whole life???

  33. It took a year to realize the Whole Wheat bread I started eating caused the painful pimpels I was getting on my scalp…Found out I had a gluten marker on a DNA test from 23and me.

  34. Why don't doctors actually help people woth real nutrition diet and preventative health? I've never had a doctor explain this to me.

  35. 0:52
    If you have celiac like me, you know eating gluten free isn't a "cure". although you may lose all symptoms after around 6 months of eating gluten free, you still have celiac disease, just it isn't affecting you because you aren't eating gluten such as wheat, malt, barley, etc.

  36. Ive noticed my energy levels have improved since i quit gluten products less brain fog fatigue and my stomach is flatter less inflamed… I once had a test for celiac disease but result was negative… But either way I've seen positive changes..

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