Health

Ask Health Experts and Get Answers to Your Health Question ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Health
This answer was rated:

I have a nutrition question regarding gluten I know that

gluten is found in wheat...
I have a nutrition question regarding gluten I know that gluten is found in wheat and several other grains and is what gives elasticity to dough. I know that eating too many hamburgers hot dogs fast food can do intestinal damage in the long run. And I'm just talking about bread right now not other gluten-free foods. I also know we need grains in our diet and should not consider gluten-free unles you have sensitivity or celiac disease.
My question is if the only gluten-free product we eat is bread and we eat it in moderation as many servings as we're supposed to each day is gluten free in small amounts better on the intestines?
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Health Question
Answered in 20 minutes by:
6/19/2013
Dr. R. Bora
Dr. R. Bora, Doctor
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 5,233
Experience: 14 years experience in the emergency room.
Verified
Hello and welcome, I am happy to help you today.

Firstly , gluten is not bad for your body. similarly, being gluten free is also not bad. What I mean is that being gluten free or including gluten in your diet in moderation is not bad.
Unless you are "gluten sensitive / intolerant" or having" gluten allergy", you may not avoid it.
Only in such people, taking gluten can damage the small intestine, otherwise it can be taken as a part of your diet.

If you have any further question, I would be happy to help you.

I hope my answer has helped you.

Please remember to rate my service positive once you have all the information you need. If you have any other questions, please ask me – I’ll be happy to respond. Thank you!
Ask Your Own Health Question
Customer reply replied 4 years ago

hello.
Thank you for your reply.

Can gluten free still leave behind intestinal plaque?

No rebecca, Gluten free is does not harmful at all. Its only that including fibers in your meals is healthy for your inestines and your body in the long run.

Good luck.

I hope my answer has helped you.

Please remember to rate my service positive once you have all the information you need. If you have any other questions, please ask me – I’ll be happy to respond. Thank you!
Ask Your Own Health Question
To be specific: No. Gluten free does not leave behind intestinal plaque.
Dr. R. Bora
Dr. R. Bora, Doctor
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 5,233
Experience: 14 years experience in the emergency room.
Verified
Dr. R. Bora and 87 other Health Specialists are ready to help you
Ask your own question now
Do you have any more question?
Ask Your Own Health Question
Do you have IBS or irritable bowel syndrome?
Ask Your Own Health Question
Ask Dr. R. Bora Your Own Question
Dr. R. Bora
Dr. R. Bora
Dr. R. Bora, Doctor
Category: Health
Satisfied Customers: 5,233
5,233 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 14 years experience in the emergency room.

Dr. R. Bora is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I can go as far as to say it could have resulted in saving my sons life and our entire family now knows what bipolar is and how to assist and understand my most wonderful son, brother and friend to all who loves him dearly. Thank you very much

Corrie MollPretoria, South Africa

I thank-you so much! It really helped to have this information and confirmation. We will watch her carefully and get her in for the examination and US right away if things do not improve. God bless you as well!

ClaudiaAlbuquerque, NM

Outstanding response time less than 6 minutes. Answered the question professionally and with a great deal of compassion.

KevinBeaverton, OR

Suggested diagnosis was what I hoped and will take this info to my doctor's appointment next week.
I feel better already! Thank you.

ElanorTracy, CA

Thank you to the Physician who answered my question today. The answer was far more informative than what I got from the Physicians I saw in person for my problem.

JulieLockesburg, AR

You have been more help than you know. I seriously don't know what my sisters situation would be today if you had not gone above and beyond just answering my questions.

John and StefanieTucson, AZ

I have been dealing with an extremely serious health crisis for over three years, and one your physicians asked me more questions, gave me more answers and encouragement than a dozen different doctors who have been treating me!!

Janet VPhoenix, AZ

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Family Physician

Family Physician

Doctor (MD)

5,660 satisfied customers

Emergency Medicine and Family Practice for over 26 years

Nurse Milli, RN

Nurse Milli, RN

Nurse (RN)

4,051 satisfied customers

20 years experience in many areas of Nursing. Both Hospital and Private Practice experience.

Dr. Ketch

Dr. Ketch

Doctor

102 satisfied customers

Medical Degree, Former Assistant Professor at School of Medicine at Yale University

DrRussMD

DrRussMD

Doctor (MD)

5,083 satisfied customers

Practice Director

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Dr. Arun Phophalia

Doctor (MD)

19,641 satisfied customers

MBBS, MS (General Surgery), Fellowship in Sports Medicine

Dr. Chip

Dr. Chip

Doctor (MD)

13,902 satisfied customers

Over 20 yrs of Family Practice

Dr. Mark

Dr. Mark

Doctor (MD)

6,234 satisfied customers

U.S. Physician/Surgeon in Neurosurgery

< Previous | Next >

Related Health Questions
All of a sudden my Mom is talking like she has a mouthful of
All of a sudden my Mom is talking like she has a mouthful of marbles. She 86. Came on suddenly. No history of strokes but has 4 leaking heart valves. She insists nothing is wrong and clims to have no … read more
Dr. Mo
Dr. Mo
Urgent Care
MD
1,239 satisfied customers
I have had pain down the outer side of my knee and
I have had pain down the outer side of my knee and tenderness at the back of my lower thigh for about two weeks. The pain is a burning pain and is sensitive to touch. I have no swelling ..just pain. I… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
Possible diagnosis and means of reducing the pain. Had the
Possible diagnosis and means of reducing the pain. … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
I am having chest pain above my left breast but under my
I am having chest pain above my left breast but under my collar bone. It also shoots around to my left shoulder and back occasionally. If I press on it, it hurts more. Almost like it's a bruise I'm pr… read more
Vakul Aren
Vakul Aren
Consultant Physician
Post graduation (Liverpool, U.K.)
3,906 satisfied customers
I have a 3yr old with a post nasal drip for the past 3days.
I have a 3yr old with a post nasal drip for the past 3days. She has been spitting a lot and has been throwing up after eating. I have been giving her claritin for kids but that does not seem to help. … read more
Dr Anil Kumar
Dr Anil Kumar
M.B.B.S
2,713 satisfied customers
I just got over a yeast in infection I think and the top of
I just got over a yeast in infection I think and the top of my vigan hurts so I looked into mirror and notice some small puss pockets . When I go pea they burn.… read more
Dr. Juran
Dr. Juran
Physician, Partner
Doctoral Degree
183 satisfied customers
I am having a pain in the right side of my upper back. It
I am having a pain in the right side of my upper back. It feels like it's in my shoulder blade. It hurts all the way through to the right side of my chest and the front of my chest feels bruised. It h… read more
Lindie
Lindie
Healthcare Expert
3,144 satisfied customers
Our son is almost 14 months. But he is still not walking. He
Our son is almost 14 months. But he is still not walking. He can stand/cruise with support. He can not stand without any support. And when it comes to walk he folds his knees and doesn't want to walk.… read more
Richard Han
Richard Han
Pediatrician
Post-Doctoral Degree
243 satisfied customers
I accidentally swallowed a little dime sized piece of a
I accidentally swallowed a little dime sized piece of a steel scrubby like chore boy for dishes. Is there any real danger or should it pass through fine?? … read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
Earlier today I wiped in my tissue and it was pink red and
Earlier today I wiped in my tissue and it was pink red and now that I wiped it is brown what does this mean ? … read more
Dr Josh
Dr Josh
Doctor
B.A.M.S.
5,905 satisfied customers
I had ct scan show severe diffuse fatty liver. I have hard
I had ct scan show severe diffuse fatty liver. I have hard pea sized lump on right side over liver area about 1 inch under rib. I am so tired all the time and have headaches and dizziness and brain fo… read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
Ayurveda and General Physician
B.A.M.S
2,788 satisfied customers
A prescription reads"Zoloft 50 mg: 25 mg qhs." How would the
A prescription reads"Zoloft 50 mg: 25 mg qhs." How would the directions to the patient read? Take 1 tablet at bedtime. take 1/2 tablet at bedtime take 2 tablet at bedtime take 2 1/2 tablets at bedtime… read more
Dr. German
Dr. German
Self- Employed
Doctoral Degree
3,327 satisfied customers
I'm having problems with the head of my penis always itchy
I'm having problems with the head of my penis always itchy and some time even sore to touch, and leaves a foul smell… read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
Ayurveda and General Physician
B.A.M.S
2,788 satisfied customers
Last Wednesday I had allergy reactions on my face from.
Hi Last Wednesday I had allergy reactions on my face from nuts. Since then everytime I eat (nuts free) my temples both side getting swollen and headache. What that can be?… read more
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia
Doctor (MD)
Post-Doctoral Degree
19,641 satisfied customers
Do autistic children know it is wrong to steal over and over
Do autistic children know it is wrong to steal over and over again? If so, why do they do it? … read more
Dr Ted Manos
Dr Ted Manos
Self Employed
MD
744 satisfied customers
I have been experiencing pain in my left thumb. Not where it
I have been experiencing pain in my left thumb. Not where it connects to the wrist but where it connects to the hand. It also has been popping out of joint … read more
Dr. Sohaib
Dr. Sohaib
Consultant Internal Medicine
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Medicine
3,285 satisfied customers
I have been on 100mg mses tid for 16yrs. I have passed
I have been on 100mg mses tid for 16yrs. I have passed 69 strait drup test. My md recently switched me to embeda. my skin broke out, i had to take benadryl. What do i need to say to him to get him jus… read more
Gaurav Gupta
Gaurav Gupta
MD, CEO
Post-Doctoral Degree
22 satisfied customers
I am having constant pain in my upper left side. 800mg
I recently experienced similar pain and had a colon colstope done but all came out clear and but I spent a lot of time on a linguist diet. He suggested irritable bowel syndrome too much stress… read more
Onlinedoc
Onlinedoc
Ayurveda and General Physician
B.A.M.S
2,788 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x