For most of us (people without Celiac disease) there is damage to the lining of the intestines, though to a small degree. This is measured by the presence of the protein zonulin after consuming gluten which shows that the gut/intestinal lining is more permeable (aka a more ‘leaky’ gut).
Dr. Denise K. Hee (Mb BCh BAO, MRCS, CHC) discusses the microbiome: How pre- and probiotics play a significant role in keeping our intestines working properly. The gateway to thriving health is through a properly functioning digestive tract.
It begins in the gut. The lustre of your skin. The smell you emanate. These 2 things alone say so much about your state of health. We perceive health within moments of meeting someone. Are we in the presence of vitality?