Discomfort should not be your base line. For so many years, it was mine. Not by choice, of course. But since going gluten-free for celiac disease in 2007, my main goal has been to heal my gastrointestinal (GI) tract and to maintain its health.
That makes sense for someone with celiac disease where the body attacks its own tissue in the small intestine.
It also makes sense for everyone. That’s because almost 70% of the immune system’s lymphoid tissues reside in the gut. About 80% of our plasma cells (antibody cells) are in gut-associated lymph tissue. Continue Reading