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Gluten in Wheat


#1

Hello my brothers in pain and gain.I had this thing coming in my mind that as I am from india our primary staple bread is chappati.made of wheat.i heard gaspari say in a documentary that wheat has gluten which make your body hold estrogen.i was wondering is that a significant factor and what would be a better substitute if req ?


#2

I’ve heard of wheat agglutinin binding to leptin receptors, and activating cell to cell unbinding in the intestines (hence leaky gut) but I’ve never heard of it promoting estrogen storage. That’s a new one to me.