As per the reports of the World Health Organization (WHO), there are about 12,400 diseases in the world. Of those, the most common types of diseases are infectious.
Already feeling grateful to your immune system & medical innovations for defeating the microbes and protecting you from infectious diseases that made headlines? Great! For “gratitude is the greatest virtue” - Cicero.
While you might be busy enjoying a disease-free life, over time, you might have experienced abnormal activity in your immune system - one common reason being the celiac disease.
What is celiac disease?
Celiac disease, also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy or celiac sprue, is a digestive disorder caused as a result of abnormal immune reaction to gluten. In other words, it is featured by the body’s inability to breakdown or digest gluten
Gluten is a protein commonly found in triticale, wheat, barley, and rye. It is also found in oats produced in processing plants handling other grains some medicines, and vitamins. While some people with gluten intolerance may have it as an autoimmune disorder, others may have a mild sensitivity to gluten.
Looking for symptoms of celiac disease to confirm gluten intolerance? Hard luck! Not all the time the body shows symptoms. Yes, you read that right!
While some individuals may develop symptoms of celiac disease (skin disorders, joint pain, iron-deficiency anemia, fatigue, irregular menstrual cycle, etc.), it might not be the case with others - And the only possible way to determine the celiac disease would be through medical testing and screening.
How to prevent your gut from damage?
If you have been medically diagnosed with gluten intolerance, then to prevent further abnormal reaction of your immune system, and to get better, remove gluten from your diet.
We understand the difficulty of cutting out gluten from your diet, especially when the food is crispy, buttery and yummy as it could be. Fortunately, there are many delicious and healthy snacks that are gluten-free.
A gluten-free diet is the new talk of the town. It isn’t a diet that most of you understand. I.e. it isn’t about losing weight, instead, it is designated to help celiac diagnosed to heal their gut while providing essential nutrients.
Some of the common gluten-free food include:
? Unprocessed meat, fish, etc.
? Condensed milk, low-fat milk, evaporated milk and other dairy products
? Gluten-free biscuits & cakes
? Gluten-free cereals
Disney gluten-free snacks
With the increasing demand for gluten-free snacks, popular food processing companies are offering a wide variety of gut-friendly menus - Disney company is no exception.
No, we’re not lying. Besides offering gluten-free snacks like cinnamon bun bar, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate sunseed bar, and sugar crisp crunchy cookie, Disney also offers allergy-free menus to allow you munch your favorite mouth-watering food while keeping your gut happy.
The popular ones include:
Peter Pan Float -
The Peter Pan Float tops the list of favorite gluten-free snacks. It is made up of chocolate feathers and key lime ice cream with sprite. Besides being a tasty, refreshing and allergy-free snack, Peter Pan Float is cool to look and is photo material.
This gluten-free snack is available in various flavors. You can grab on either chicory coffee ganache dipping sauce to go with your beignets or simply a caramel, raspberry, none will disappoint you.
Churros, as well as dipping sauces that come along with the snack, are gluten-free. You can choose from various flavors of sauces, be it strawberry chili or vanilla cream, and enjoy the delicious snack without having to worry about damaging your gut.
Mickey Ice Cream Bars -
Mickey bars one among the gluten-free snacks. Available in the form of Mickey’s head, the bars are yummiest and all-time favorite ice-cream. They are nothing but vanilla ice cream is covered in a chocolate shell.
Pineapple Dole -
Pineapple dole whip is a light and refreshing gluten-free snack best on hot days. This finger-licking snack is available in the form of pineapple, swirled with vanilla, either with a rum, pineapple juice, or pineapple upside-down cake.
Citrus Swirl -
As the name suggests, the citrus swirl is vanilla ice cream swirled with frozen slushy orange juice. The unique blend of sourness of frozen orange juice slushy and creamy vanilla ice cream is just a refreshing treat that you cannot afford to miss.
The Disney gluten-free snacks are just right for you if you are a foodie but are unable to stay away from your favorite snacks. So, what are you waiting for? Grab them now!