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Charlize Theron Calls “BS” on Gluten-free Diet Fadists

Celiac.com 08/29/2014 - Well, we haven’t had a good gluten-free celebrity dustup in a while, so I’m happy to report that the most recent shots have been fired by actor Charlize Theron, who called ‘bullshit’ on the non-celiac gluten-free diet fad in Hollywood.

Photo: Wikimedia Commons--Gage SkidmoreTalk show host Chelsea Handler asked Theron about her thoughts on the gluten-free cupcakes Handler sent her last Christmas.

That prompt was enough for Theron to share her true feelings about both the cupcakes, and the whole (we assume she means ‘fad’) “gluten free” issue in general.

“I just think that if you are gonna send a gift, let it be enjoyable. Why send me a fucking cupcake with no sugar in it? What’s the use? There’s no use. It tastes like cardboard! And this was the ultimate test,

Not only did the cupcakes taste “like cardboard,” but Theron found few takers when she tried to pawn them off; even to a bunch of ‘fashion people,’ who ‘love skinny stuff…even they couldn’t eat it.”

Nor would her cleaning ladies. Nor, according to Theron, would her dogs. “My dogs wouldn’t even eat it. I couldn’t get rid of the goddamned cupcakes in my kitchen.”

Theron went on to say that she thinks “the gluten-free thing is bullshit. I’m sorry, that’s just me. I don’t believe it and I think studies now recently just proved that it is bullshit. But I actually do think it’s bullshit.”

So, whether you agree with her or not, Theron has officially put her Hollywood friends on notice about their fad gluten-free diets, and clearly stated what so many Americans have felt for some time: For people without celiac disease, a gluten-free diet is “bullshit.”

With the most recent and comprehensive studies now casting serious doubt over the existence of non-celiac gluten sensitivity, what do you think? Is Theron onto something, or is she being way too dramatic? Share your thoughts below.

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andrea
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29 Aug 2014 11:20:22 AM PST
Stop giving airtime to people who have obviously not done their research and/ or do not know how to read and interpret scientific studies. See expert researcher Dr. Alessio Fasano or Dr. Perlmutter or Dr. Tom O'Brian's work...

 
dsharr
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07 Sep 2014 11:44:13 AM PST
Agreed. It's easy to think bullshit until diagnosed. May that be her fate.

 
Jonathan
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29 Aug 2014 11:31:29 AM PST
Fad or not, celiac or not, gluten sensitive or not, I am dumbfounded as to why the gluten-free haters care so much about what complete strangers eat. Their message: "if you do not conform to what I believe you should do, then you are stupid", or in their words, you are BS. My message: Worry about yourself and keep your nose out of my food pantry.

 
Josef Rosenfeld
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29 Aug 2014 12:53:34 PM PST
It doesn't matter to me what people do. If they want to be gluten free because it makes them feel good - so what. If they aren't celiac and want to get others to do as they do, so what - if people cannot make up their own minds.....and need to follow a celebrity to give their lives meaning....well, I feel sorry for them, but so what!

 
M. Cupschalk
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01 Sep 2014 9:05:15 AM PST
I totally agree. Sometimes people including celebrities don't know how to conduct themselves in a public forum. I am diagnosed celiac-gluten intolerant person and those why really have to live GF do not always have tasty foods to consume. Maybe Charlize could put her millions to work and create cupcakes that don't taste like cardboard.

 
Nemo
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29 Aug 2014 1:18:29 PM PST
I have stayed away from gluten for almost 5 years now and I can't believe what I was going through before that. It doesn't matter what people say, when something bothers you, it is for your comfort and health to stay away from it. I'll be pissed if someone gave me a dairy free ice cream and I'd say lactose free is BS. But I helped my cousin find out he is lactose intolerant and he thanks me every day.

 
GoBanana
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29 Aug 2014 5:07:46 PM PST
I have to agree in a way--when I want a baked good, I want it to taste real. I don't want it sweetened with fruit juice or agave (or worse, raisins/dates!). I want it to taste decadent. Not "gluten free." I'm not doing this to lose weight or get rid of sugar. I'm gluten free because gluten makes my bowels bleed.

I also have a tendency to roll my eyes when I see any of the following words used in the same sentence as "gluten": Naturopath, chiropractor, brain fog, leaky gut. The first two are not people who should be diagnosing your celiac disease. The last two are not real medical diagnoses/symptoms. I'm so tired of people self-diagnosing with gluten sensitivity because, "I get confused when I eat gluten."

Stuff like that just makes it harder for the rest of us, because people think that nothing bad will happen if we eat gluten, or that we're making it up/crazy. Or they get it in their heads that it's like lactose intolerance. And bazillions of people who have lactose intolerance go on and eat dairy. Soooo ...

 
hilaire
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01 Sep 2014 8:18:37 AM PST
While there may be mitigating causes, non-Celiac gluten intolerance is real. My grandmother has celiac. Her sister has it. One of her niece/nephews has it. My sister and I display symptoms, but serum test negative. Leaky gut is also an actual occurrence. Brain fog, which yes sounds like bunk, is a neurological symptom in response to a systemic immune response (interleukin and cytokines). I've been GF for 3+ years. All it takes is a tiny amount to trigger a migraine, lethargy, and the same kind of dopey feeling you get when you are sick and can't really concentrate on anything. I'm a medicinal chemist (scientist). While a lot of the naturopaths are BS, there are some truths buries in there. Gluten pathology has been shown to be highly idiopathic. A biologist friend said that in the gut, if it isn't IgA, it's likely IgM that is mediating the immune response. In a way, one could think of non-celiac GI as an atypical allergy. A true allergy is IgE mediated.

 
Becky
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01 Sep 2014 9:03:37 AM PST
"Leaky gut" is a real medical problem, otherwise known as intestinal permeability. Go to PubMed and type " intestinal permeability" and start reading. Also check "epithelial tight junction". As for "brain fog", how do you know that it is not a real symptom? I just googled "celiac brain fog" and got plenty of interesting information from WebMD, celiaccentral, and medscape.

 
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02 Sep 2014 1:28:00 PM PST
I tell them it increases my chance of cancer 10 fold, then they stop.

 
Guadalupe
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08 Sep 2014 12:33:02 PM PST
Your comments can be so depressing to newly diagnosed celiacs. Rest assured that gluten free sweets can be absolutely delicious, decadent. Tasteless food is bad due to bad cooks not due to being gluten free. There are all kinds of wonderful cakes and cupcakes made with almonds pistachios and many other flours. In Spanish cuisine there are quite a few traditional sweets which are delicious AND gluten free so they are just normal not exceptional because of being gluten free

 
Judith
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29 Aug 2014 5:15:47 PM PST
Whereas I have no doubt she has friends that are vegetarian and she probably lauds them and supports their diet as a means to help the Earth. I know I certainly get a lot less attentive care at restaurants for my medically diagnosed coeliac than my vegetarian friends do for their chosen diet. Wait staff go out of their way to make suggestions or offer ways to make dishes vegetarian for them when their diet is purely voluntary. Whereas I get rolled eyes and sounds of exasperation when I ask if a particular dish could possibly be made without including the crumb topping. So sorry my wishing to avoid a week of hellish symptoms is disturbing your mental calm, uncaring wait staff! As my spouse says, the best thing would be is if people with this attitude could develop the problem themselves, temporarily, just to see what we go through and begin to understand and start treating others with respect.

 
regina
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29 Aug 2014 8:55:04 PM PST
How is it BS? If it works for those with celiac, why would it not effect those without it in some way. It goes to show her ignorance to the issue.

 
melissa
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30 Aug 2014 12:11:40 PM PST
I don't have celiac but wheat as well as dairy and eggs closes my throat. I am at risk for anaphylaxis! So I don't think is BS as long as you have a medical reason to be on it.

 
Hank
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30 Aug 2014 3:07:23 PM PST
Celebrities on a talk show are hardly a good source of medical information, but she has a right to not like GF baked goods and be vocal about it.
I've explained what changes a person goes through after a diagnosis, and the process of just getting the diagnosis. Many listened just long enough to say they'd rather not find out.

 
Dave
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30 Aug 2014 6:36:26 PM PST
She is spot on and stinging the stupid! I love it !!
Every human being is ever so slightly bio-chemically individual and at the same time dramatically bio-chemically similar. If eating bread gives you the farts and as tummy ache .... then don't eat bread .... duh dummy!
The hype associated with gluten is generated by money hungry assholes who would just as soon sell you air if you would buy it ... and yes, some of you are just gullible to buy air. How sad.
Tequila gives me heart burn ... I don't drink it for that reason. Cumin gives me heart burn ... I avoid dishes with cumin ... DUH.
even the slightest amount of rum gives me a head ache ?? so I don't drink rum drinks ... and at the same time Crown Royal ... even a little too much doesn't even give me a headache.
We all have sensitivities to chemicals we ingest .... so figure out what yours are and avoid the. Whatever you do .... DO NOT fall prey to the jerks that simply want to jam it into to your .... you know what.

 
Rick
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31 Aug 2014 1:40:36 PM PST
"The hype associated with gluten is generated by money hungry a**holes"

Are you serious? That remark has about as much depth as if said by a child. For me, diagnosed with celiac disease 15 years ago, I am grateful for the "money hungry a**holes", as you put it, because it was absolutely a hell trying to find food to eat safely that wouldn't continue to kill me from inside. I am grateful for whatever movement that helps gluten free products become more mainstream, because it means I can have a normal life. The last thing I want to read is some self-important self-righteous nincompoop saying anything negative about gluten free diets or products, that could in any way be part of a larger push against the success of gluten free product manufacturers, who have changed my life for the better. People like you are not helping, you are the problem. It's like politics today, why do you have to care what other people are doing with a gluten free diet, whether or not they have celiac disease? Just mind your own business, please.

 
Janice
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01 Sep 2014 5:12:30 PM PST
Thank you, Rick. You just wrote the perfect comment.

 
justmyopinion
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01 Sep 2014 4:27:56 AM PST
Agree with some of the above writers that people should worry about themselves and not what others think or eat. I have a celiac diagnosis based on biopsies, however, I do NOT have the two main celiac genes, DQ2 and DQ8. If celiac depends on the gold standard biopsy then why are people so "protective" of the term celiac when it comes to the genes. Seriously. I am not the only one I know with six positive biopsies and lacking those genes. Sure, many/most people on GFD probably didn't have the proper medical tests to get the diagnosis but common sense says if you have a problem (any problem - neuro, gi, respiratory, derm ...) when you eat gluten, and you feel much better when you don't eat it, your body is telling you something. You shouldn't be eating gluten. Quit getting tied up in the terms celiac, non-celiac, gluten intolerant. None can have gluten, period. Support each other's right and decision to remove gluten. It only benefits everyone when we have more food options due to demand. Enjoy it.

 
Becky
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01 Sep 2014 8:46:43 AM PST
Dave, Your logic is messed up. "If eating bread gives you farts and a tummy ache, then don't eat bread". That is exactly what they are doing. That is why they are buying gluten-free. That is why there is, thankfully, a market for gluten-free products. DUH!

 
willie
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31 Aug 2014 2:37:20 AM PST
Stick to acting. Obviously cupcakes prove it all

 
Greg Powers

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31 Aug 2014 10:44:51 AM PST
Do you even have celiac disease Jefferson Adams. Never once does this actress mention celiac disease and says if ANYONE CANNOT EAT GLUTEN that they will be told to leave her house. As a celiac, I did not find this funny at all or even helpful to those who have CELIAC DISEASE. Your article is basically complementing the Genius of this NO TALENT ACTRESS. Telling people to leave her house when she never even mentions celiac to me is discriminatory.

 
Sue
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01 Sep 2014 5:36:17 AM PST
Find it interesting that she talks about a gluten-free cupcake not containing sugar. She obviously doesn't know what gluten is. Because of celiac, I eat gluten free for my health but bake delicious desserts and yes, they contain sugar. Gluten-free isn't a fad if it makes you feel better. She needs to get a life and choose a different soap box. If she doesn't want the GF cupcakes, throw them away and buy a Twinkie. For one, I'm thankful that more restaurants are mindful of my needs and take precautions so I can again eat out.

 
Tmat
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07 Sep 2014 4:56:21 PM PST
Exactly. Gluten-free cupcakes, brownies and cookies, they are very very good especially if you make them from home. They have sugar and she was obviously not enlightened before she made an ass of herself.

 
Michelle
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01 Sep 2014 6:28:43 AM PST
I have celiac disease and have been on a GF diet for about 10 years. Everything I cook is gluten free; when I have guests I serve them GF food; when I take food to an event it is GF. I even baked my daughter's wedding cake - gluten free red velvet. Nobody knows it's GF unless I tell them. My food does not taste like "cardboard". Gluten free food can be delicious and manufacturers, bakers, cooks chefs, etc. are getting better and better at making GF foods. So I think Charlize and Chelsea pretty much don't know what they are doing or talking about.

 
K2

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01 Sep 2014 7:27:53 AM PST
I think her friend needs to discover a better gluten-free baker. When I was diagnosed with celiac and had to go gluten-free, I discovered Namaste cake mixes. I brought the first carrot cake to work (I didn't want to leave that much cake at home with just hubby and me). Following that, several of my co-workers asked me if I would bake one for their birthday.

Knowing the artificial environment of Hollywood, Theron may be very tired of trendy diets of the week. If her friends are still doing a GFD in a couple of years, she'll find out it's not a trend but a way of life for some.

 
Becky
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01 Sep 2014 8:41:27 AM PST
I have celiac, and I am so grateful that GF has become a fad, because it drives up the market and produces more good food available to me. Also, as a scientist, I have to remind the masses that just because the researchers did not find an explanation for NCGS on the subjects that they selected, that does not mean that NCGS does not exist. It is just scientific logic: you can prove something exists by showing it at least once, but you cant prove it does not exist just because you did not find it. When my swimming club had pot-lucks, my friends would bring quiche without crust for me, and several remarked that their stomachs felt so much better than if they had eaten it with crust (less bloated). They did not become GF, nor are they fad following types. They just noticed a difference.

 
Amy
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01 Sep 2014 8:42:05 AM PST
It is very simple for someone that does not struggle with health issues to make such harsh comments. I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2008 and have been gluten-free since. People that claim this is a "Fad" and use a gluten free diet either HAVE to or choose to in order to live a healthier lifestyle. If someone is well educated on gluten they would comprehend how bad gluten is for anyone. After tasting the cupcakes and realizing how bland gluten-free products are the realization should be that eating gluten-free is very difficult and can be trying as well.

 
chris
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01 Sep 2014 8:51:47 AM PST
She is not a celiac so she would not understand how much it is a life saver for the ones that are. I am and thank God everyday for the doctor that found it.

 
Judi
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01 Sep 2014 9:08:19 AM PST
I think she has a very foul mouth actually. And, is entitled to her opinion, as we all are. I do agree that some gluten-free items taste rather foul too! But, my body is so very thankful that they exist....

 
Joan
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01 Sep 2014 9:25:36 AM PST
I do not believe anything she said. I think she was just running her mouth and cussing like a sailor. It's not attractive to hear such language come from someones mouth, especially a woman. I think she was just running her mouth. Perhaps it offended her in some way. And buy the way.....gluten-free is NOT skinny food. Her ignorance is showing.

 
Joan
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01 Sep 2014 9:28:51 AM PST
Oh, and my gluten free baked goods are delicious. I make delicious brownies, cup cakes, pies, cookies and they are wonderful.

 
Deborah
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01 Sep 2014 10:24:56 AM PST
I think she should take a look at my son's skin that looks like we put his foot in acid, oh yeah and let her take care of my 5 year old grand daughter when she has had diarrhea for 5 hours straight and can't stop crying, and let her take a look at the results of my endoscopic intestine test results that deems me undernourished even though I weight 150 pounds. I think that people, famous or not should keep their big mouths shut until they have done years of research. And to think that I was once a fan of hers, Now, I just think she is an idiot!

 
Rebecca
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01 Sep 2014 10:56:37 AM PST
My father and I have both been diagnosed as celiac. Celiac is a medically defined condition where the consumption of most types of grain inhibits the small intestine's ability to absorb nutrients from food by "flattening" the small hairs that actually get them out of the food we eat. It may cause flatulence, weight loss, or upset stomach, and it increases the risk of developing certain types of cancer.

 
Aims
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01 Sep 2014 11:08:26 AM PST
I am very disappointed that a celebrity such as her would say something like that. She knows that whatever comes out of her mouth is followed my many people as gospel - therefore she knows she will affect so many by what she says and therefore many will suffer because of it. Such a silly statement to make to the public. I can't imagine having this woman as an ambassador for anything.

On the other hand -perhaps the cupcakes weren't well made.

 
helen
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01 Sep 2014 11:20:48 AM PST
She should have chronic migraines like me everyday of her life for 15 years, then realize that after going gluten-free for a month they are gone. She obviously isn't educated..oh well, her loss.

 
Donnie
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01 Sep 2014 11:59:39 AM PST
Charlize has a real potty-mouth, and is not overly bright. Does she think that gluten free means sugar free, since she blasted the cupcake for not having sugar. I don't believe actors are medical experts, just because they are popular. And I sure wouldn't take any advice or change my diet on their say-so. I have celiac and food allergies. I would never put anyone down for eliminating certain foods from their diets, for whatever reason. If they say something makes them feel bad when eaten, I'm not going to tell them they are full of BS.

 
R. Borg
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01 Sep 2014 1:28:06 PM PST
This article shows her stupidity and lack of information about a serious disease. If she had celiac disease, she would be singing a different song. Comments from celebrities carry no weight and are usually inaccurate. Please don't share them any more.

 
Kevin
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01 Sep 2014 1:38:24 PM PST
On the one hand, the fad has bought more products to Canadian grocery store shelves - but, on the other hand, the prices sure haven't come down.

 
Thelma
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01 Sep 2014 2:51:25 PM PST
There is a big difference in gluten-free and sugar-free. They are not the same. It sounds like the cupcakes sent to her were gluten and sugar free. I am glad all the Hollywood types got into the gluten free fad because it gave us folks with celiac a lot more gluten free products and restaurants with gluten free foods other than salad.

 
Robin FB
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01 Sep 2014 3:10:23 PM PST
The stupid thing is she said "no sugar" that just indicates the ignorance of the matter. I can't eat artificial
Sweeteners either, because they give me migraines. But we are talking about the sensitivity of gluten-- flour and other processed grains. I've had better gluten free items than Twinkies, Hohos and a few other processed crap. I've been gluten free for four years before the stupid Hollywood diet craze. BTW- losing weight isn't the objective, it's not having allergic reactions such as peanut allergies - is that b.s., too? My allergies, asthma and digestive issues have not only improved but are rarely ever a problem. It usually happens when there is cross pollination. People shouldn't make comments that they are obviously IGNORANT about the facts. Perhaps if one became educated about a subject then an intelligent comment would be acceptable. Thanks Hollywood for making another stupid assumption.

 
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01 Sep 2014 3:13:22 PM PST
If the President's wife can starve every school kid in America, then we should be able to change our own diets without any words from celebrities. She is not a RD either! My blood pressure went down fifty points and my insulin requirements are down 89%. It is not just a FAD!

 
Cathy
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01 Sep 2014 4:01:39 PM PST
Who cares what celebrities think? They should stick to what they know...acting, singing, etc...or in the case of the Kardashians, nothing!

 
sandy
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01 Sep 2014 4:21:33 PM PST
Chelsey should have sent her the gluten-free cupcakes
From Trader Joes! Amazing!!!! Don't taste like cardboard.
I was diagnosed with celiac and have read "Brain Grain"
By Dr Perlmutter. After reading his book I have
suggested gluten free diets to friends for various health
reasons and many feel better. Everyone has a right to
their opinion and everyone has the right to ignore their opinion especially when it is an uneducated opinion.

 
Jenn
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01 Sep 2014 4:37:14 PM PST
Tell her it's not BS, it's diarrhea!!!

As a mom to two celiac children, I know people doing this by choice are making restaurants take us less seriously, but at least they are providing more options because there's a bigger market for it. I'll take all the help I can get.

 
Anissa Widiger
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01 Sep 2014 5:32:13 PM PST
Apparently they didn't make the good kind of gluten free cupcakes... There is a difference! Even if it is a fad being gluten-free is a lifestyle just like someone being vegan.

 
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02 Sep 2014 5:26:11 AM PST
If this article is true, Ms. Theron comments border on hate speech. Yes there are silly, confused people, like her, that think gluten is a sugar (i.e. equating gluten free to sugar free). But it takes on average about 10 years to diagnose celiac disease, and maybe some of the folks trying the diet actually feel better for that reason (occult celiac) or who knows what reason. Who cares, let people eat what they want to eat. I do not like tattoos, but you do not see me on social media trashing folks that get tattoos, because it would be rude and uncivilized.

 
celiacMom
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02 Sep 2014 5:43:54 AM PST
One more comment: I realize this show happened last May (it is now September) and was all over the news then, and I happily managed not to know about it. Sadly here it is and I just read about it. Made my day in a bad way.

 
Mary Thorpe
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02 Sep 2014 10:39:02 PM PST
Since you mentioned it, please give a citation to a study that has cast doubt on non-celiac gluten sensitivity.

 
Mary Thorpe

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02 Sep 2014 10:50:20 PM PST
Sorry- you may scratch my earlier comment as I found the study you referred to further down the list. But I still think it would have been best to cite it or at least list it before this article to avoid the confusion I and others may have felt.

 
Laurie
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03 Sep 2014 3:13:51 PM PST
She can suck all the gluten she wants, maybe go to college or READ a book or a magazine, or clean her own house. Who really cares what she thinks? Airhead.

 
Ed Dunn
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04 Sep 2014 6:26:51 AM PST
Why is this even published here? Who cares if Hollywood is going gluten-free for a fad. As far as gluten-free cup cakes are concerned, in Hinsdale, IL there's bakery called Sweet Ali's and their cup cakes and everything else will knock your socks off. They're packaged in cardboard boxes but their taste is beyond Heavenly.

 
Teresa
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04 Sep 2014 1:30:56 PM PST
My mom and I have celiac and I also have IBS. If you do not have this or not gluten intolerant like many of us are, leave us alone, this not a diet for healthy people to be on, just for losing weight. The gluten free foods are out there for people that have this problem not for the EGO ACTORS AND ACTRESSES out there.

 
Jen

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07 Sep 2014 8:32:49 AM PST
I'm glad she said what she said. Too many people without gluten issues think that gluten free diet is a weight loss fad or gimmick. This belittles and trivializes the real reason many people with celiac and gluten sensitivity NEED to remove gluten from their diets.

 
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08 Sep 2014 9:29:50 AM PST
My daughter had gluten sensitivity and health issues her whole life but the antibodies and villi damage did not show up until she was 23 yrs old so is Chalize saying my daughters health problems for 23 yrs was bullshit??? This kind of messages just encourages people not to pursue looking into the possibility that gluten could be causing their many health issues that doctors have no answer for. We're just not education the public well on what gluten does to your body if you are sensitive or celiac. Sad....

 
Kaci
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09 Sep 2014 10:02:58 PM PST
Charlize's argument has many holes, obviously. She is not arguing for a good cause. But there are "health nuts" out there who do get it all wrong (less fat, egg whites only, whole wheat, whole grain, etc). Those were previous "fads" that science has now debunked. There is a reason people are going "gluten free." There are just way too many GI issues in the US. I may not have a specific wheat protein (gluten) sensitivity, but I know that cutting out whole wheat, pasta and other grains has improved my SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth). To be a real "health nut," eat REAL FOOD. "Gluten-free" versions are not REAL food. Sorry, but we can't eat cupcakes without suffering anymore, unless we use magical flour (usually coconut or rice flour will do; but starches screw me up). By going Paleo and choosing to cook real food (meat and veggies-and select dairy for me) with the highest nutritional content, I'm winning. Charlize may call this yet another "fad." However, she also might have a more evolved GI tract than others, so she cannot fathom how someone's plumbing doesn't work very well.
The take-away: I think that the awareness brought about by those who are choosing to be more health conscious, even if they do not suffer from IBS, SIBO, Celiacs, UC, IBDs, etc. is helping those of us who do. Maybe going out to eat with Paleo, FODMAPS, GAPS, or gluten-free options will make life a little bit easier and enjoyable for the rest of us. (and we won't have to tolerate poor ingredients in cupcakes to substitute for wheat. Life doesn't have to be this hard.

 
Julie
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12 Jan 2015 6:17:39 AM PST
Did she say it's BS UNLESS YOU HAVE CELIAC DISEASE? Her comments only make people roll their eyes at you when you explain that you have order/buy/eat gluten free when, unless you explain that you HAVE to because you have celiac disease. Grrr.




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