This is an area where I see many, many people get confused. They are tested positive for celiac or gluten-sensitivity, do a quick google search and find out certified gluten-free oats are okay to eat. But are they really?
I remember when I was first diagnosed, oats seemed like the perfect choice for breakfast now that bread was out of the picture. After making the mistake of eating regular oats, I went out and bought certified gluten-free oats. Luckily my body had a severe reaction to them so I knew not to eat them, despite what the internet was telling me. I say luckily because sometimes you don’t have a full-fledged reaction but it’s still doing damage. I got a clear sign that it was a no-no. Read the rest of this post »