Do you need gluten free cosmetics
This article was written by Christina Eckhart and originally appeared in the Phliadelphia Green Living Examiner on January 10th, 2014.
In 2014, the number of people who follow a gluten free diet, due to gluten sensitivity or a general desire for healthier eating is on the rise. Gluten sensitivity can cause symptoms like headaches, fatigue, joint pain, rashes, and intestinal issues which can cause malabsorption of vital minerals and nutrients.
Many people who strictly follow a gluten free diet may find that they are also sensitive to gluten topically, however Dr. Michael F. Picco believes that the issues are due to ingestion of gluten-containing products rather than topical allergies. “Some people develop a form of celiac disease called dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), which causes an itchy, blistering rash.... Read more - Phliadelphia Green Living Examiner