Category Archives: Gluten Free Society Blog

Is your IBS a gluten sensitivity?

Can Gluten Cause Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)? Does a gluten free diet help with IBS?  Can gluten cause IBS directly?  Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a widely diagnosed, often misunderstood condition. With an array of symptoms that mimic a variety of other gastrointestinal disorders and a diagnosis that can easily mask other underlying conditions, many […]

Can Gluten Cause Thyroid Disease?

Can Gluten Cause Thyroid Disease? We know that thyroid disease is multifactorial, and has several different causes and triggers… but can gluten cause thyroid problems? Many people receive a hypo or hyperthyroid diagnosis as a result of having a blood test performed during a doctor visit.   The typical standard of care is for the […]

Is Protein Deficiency Common with Celiac Disease?

Protein Deficiency: Why It’s Common in Those With Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity (and what to do about it) Protein is a hot topic when it comes to food. It often gets associated with high level athletes or praised by those looking to lose weight. On the other end of the spectrum, it often gets […]

Is Your Water Causing You Health Problems?

The Importance of Water Drink more water! We hear this advice from all types of health advocates. It’s hard to argue that we should drink more water, but why? And what if your water is causing you health problems?  Water makes up 60-75% of human body weight. A loss of just 4% of total body […]

Pellagra, Gluten, & Vitamin B3 Deficiency

Does Gluten Cause Vitamin B3 (Niacin) Deficiency? Niacin, also known as vitamin B3, was first isolated and identified as a treatment for a condition known as pellagra, which primarily causes inflammation of the skin (dermatitis), diarrhea, and dementia. Often times referred to as the three D’s of pellagra, if left untreated, niacin deficiency can lead […]