Category Archives: Autoimmune Disease

What is Gluten?

Gluten, what is it exactly? For food labeling purposes, the FDA currently defines gluten as the protein that naturally occurs in wheat, barley, rye. Unfortunately, this definition is not entirely accurate… In short, gluten is a mixture of proteins found in ALL grains. It is the family of storage proteins found in the seeds of grass that […]

Omega Fats and Gluten Sensitivity

Omega Fats and Gluten Sensitivity We’ve all gotten the memo that fat is back, but we know that not all fat is created equal. You’ve probably heard of so-called “good fats” and “bad fats” – but what about omega fats? Are they good or bad for those with gluten issues? Below we will discuss all […]

Can Gluten Cause Giant Cell Arteritis?

Can Gluten Cause Giant Cell Arteritis? Before answering the question about gluten and Giant cell arteritis (GCA), let’s define what the disease is.  GCA is an autoimmune condition that causes severe inflammation in the lining of medium and large arteries throughout the body.  When the condition primarily affects the aortic, pulmonary, and renal arteries, it […]

Can Gluten Cause Asthma?

Can Gluten Cause Asthma? Can gluten cause asthma? This is a question that researchers have been asking for many years. If you suffer with asthma or COPD, keep reading to learn more about the connections between gluten, grain, celiac disease, and asthma. What is Asthma? Asthma affects approximately 25 million adults and children in the […]

Can Gluten Cause Skin Problems?

Can Gluten Cause Skin Problems? Prefer to learn by video? Watch the breakdown here. Gluten is well-known for causing celiac disease, but can gluten cause other skin problems? Evidence that connects gluten to many other abnormalities and diseases keeps piling up. And these conditions include those that affect your skin. For some, gluten causes the […]