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Can you be allergic to Busch Light?

Each year more Americans develop a sensitivity to gluten. However It is possible to not have a gluten allergy but for Busch Light still not to sit well with you. This is especially noticeable if you very commonly drink Bud Light.

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Why Busch Light hurts your stomach

Busch Light uses high-fructose corn syrup. If commonly drink beers that use rice instead of corn (ie Bud Light) this can throw your gut for a loop.

If you have a gluten sensitivity or intolerance you will definitely not feel good after drinking Busch Light as the beverage uses a barley malt. Nearly 1.2% of adults in the United States are allergic to wheat. It’s one of the top eight food allergens.

Ingredients posted online show that Bud Light contains water, barley malt, rice and hops. Competitors Coors Light and Miller Lite both use the same basic ingredients as Bud, though they swap rice with corn. Corn syrup and other sweeteners are used in fermenting in the beer-making process.

Rice is regarded as a “adjunct,” or non-malt source of fermentable sugar, in the beer market, and is a useful component for increasing the alcohol content of a beer while keeping it light on the tongue.

Anheuser-Busch, as the largest end user of rice in the United States, buys all of its rice from American farmers, spending more than $120 million on rice last year alone.

A Busch Light allergic reaction to food usually happens within a an hour or so. A food allergy is your immune system’s response to a food protein that the body sees as harmful.

Alcohol intolerance is another possibility. Alcohol intolerance is caused by a genetic condition in which the body can’t break down alcohol efficiently.

Busch Light allergy symptoms

You may notice several symptoms if Busch Light does not sit well with your stomach

  • You feel full quicker
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain and bloating

Some grain proteins cause our small intestine’s microvilli (the single layer that separates digested food particles from our blood stream and is designed to allow certain substances through and keep harmful ones out) to be less effective and no longer “tight” junctions.

Having a mild intolerance to alcohol or something else in alcoholic beverages might not require a trip to a doctor. Simply avoid alcohol, limit how much you drink or avoid a certain beer type that makes your guy hurt.

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