Gluten is a family of proteins found in grains like wheat, rye, spelt and barley. Wheat is the most commonly consumed gluten-containing grain. It is commonly found in baked products such as bread, cakes, muffins, and biscuits. The two main proteins in gluten are glutenin and gliadin. Most of the negative health effects are caused by gliadin.
A gluten intolerance is the body’s inability to digest or break down the gluten protein found in wheat and certain other grains. Here are some signs of gluten intolerance.
With no definite test for gluten intolerance or sensitivity except for celiac disease testing. The best way is to go on a gluten-free diet to find out if it frees you from the symptoms mentioned above.