Now Serving Gluten-Free Pizza in Palo Alto
Gluten is a type of protein found in a number of popular grains, including
wheat, barley, and rye. Some people are sensitive to this protein, while
others simply cannot process it at all. If you suffer from chronic nausea,
there's a chance that you could have a gluten sensitivity or intolerance.
Not to worry—embracing a gluten-free diet is easy and can even be
good for you. In fact, you might decide to go gluten-free even if you
have no problem digesting gluten. Whatever your reason for going gluten-free,
Pizza Chicago of Palo Alto would love to serve you gluten-free pizza.
Breads, crackers, and other foods that use certain grains typically contain
gluten. Gluten has been known to affect people in a wide variety of ways.
Here are two examples of how gluten can make life difficult.
Gluten Sensitivity: People who are sensitive to gluten tend to experience a number of gastrointestinal
problems after ingesting gluten. However, these symptoms aren't as
severe as they are for people with celiac disease. Resent research suggests
that these symptoms have less to do with gluten and more to do with other
compounds found in grains.
Celiac Disease: People with celiac disease cannot properly digest gluten. An abnormal immune
response to gluten can cause skin rashes, anemia, and serious intestinal
damage. An estimated 1% of Americans have celiac disease, and most cases
If you suspect that you have a sensitivity to gluten, you might give gluten-free
foods a try. Going gluten-free isn't as hard as you might think, and
can yield some wonderful results.
Finding Good Alternatives: As more and more people go gluten-free, the number of delicious options
continues to increase. For example, Pizza Chicago is proud to offer gluten-free pizza.
Enjoying Health Benefits: It won't be long before you notice the benefits of a gluten-free diet.
Going gluten-free may improve your mood, help you focus, boost your energy
levels, and aid digestion.
Getting Enough Nutrients: If you're going to cut gluten out of your diet, be sure to find good
alternative sources of iron, B vitamins, fiber, and other nutrients found
in whole grains. Quinoa and amaranth are two gluten-free whole grains
that have plenty of nutrients.
If you are currently on a gluten-free diet or would like to try a gluten-free
pizza before taking the plunge, come down to
Pizza Chicago of Palo Alto. You can also call (650) 424-9400 to have our delicious Chicago-style
pizza delivered to your door.