Is Buckwheat Gluten Free?
Is Buckwheat Gluten Free? When adopting a gluten free diet, it is common for patients to turn to a quick Internet search to determine what foods are gluten free. A quick glance may suggest that many alternative grains (or similar products) are gluten free. One common example is buckwheat. But there’s more to the story. […]
Arsenic Exposure on a Gluten-Free Diet
Arsenic Exposure on a Gluten-Free Diet Arsenic exposure and subsequent toxicity is a health problem affecting millions of people worldwide. But why is arsenic exposure relevant to people with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity? The relationship is stronger than you might think. Read on to answer the following questions: What are the sources of arsenic? […]
Why Celiacs Should Get More Sunshine
Why Celiacs and Those with Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Should Get More Sunshine Sunshine is one of nature’s greatest gifts, but advice from mainstream media and traditional medical resources might have you believing otherwise. If you have heard recommendations to avoid sun exposure to reduce the risk of skin cancer, you’re not alone! Unfortunately, this […]
Is Adrenal Fatigue a Gluten Problem?
Can Gluten Cause Adrenal Fatigue? Adrenal fatigue, also known as adrenal insufficiency or adrenal burnout, is a topic that is garnering more and more attention. Because of increasing stress levels in a large portion of the population, doctors and scientists are appreciating the important role that stress plays on illness and health. But how exactly […]
Can Eating Gluten Cause Sleep Problems?
Can Gluten Cause Sleep Problems? Gluten consumption and celiac disease have wide-reaching effects throughout the body. From skin and digestive problems to mood and sleep issues, gluten can impact our health in many ways. This article explores the link between gluten consumption and sleep problems. This article will cover: The relationship between gluten, insomnia, and […]
Is Rice Safe for Celiacs and The Gluten Sensitive?
When going gluten free, there are a few staple foods that people turn to. One of the most common is rice. But is rice a good choice for those following a gluten free diet? Is it safe and healthy? This article will answer those questions and explore the following topics: Is rice gluten free? Concerns […]
Can Celiac Disease Cause Iodine Deficiency?
Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, & Iodine Deficiency Gluten has long been known to cause malabsorption and nutritional deficiencies. Iodine is no exception to this. But before tackling the connection, let’s take a deeper look at iodine and the role it plays in maintaining your health. Iodine deficiency is a global health issue. Besides malabsorption caused […]
What Supplements Should I Take If I Have Celiac Disease?
Should Those with Celiac Disease and Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Take Supplements? Even though vitamin and mineral deficiencies are extremely common for those with celiac and non celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), the issue is largely ignored by doctors when a celiac diagnosis is made. Because nutrients are an essential part of the healing and recovery […]
How Long Does It Take For Gluten To Leave Your System
If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity and you avoid eating gluten to maintain your health, you know how awful it feels when you get “glutened” – when you accidentally eat gluten. Lets talk about overcoming gluten exposure. In this article, I will be covering the following: Table of Contents What is gluten? Before […]
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 […]
Choline Deficiency & Gluten
Choline and Gluten Gluten sensitivity is a common cause of malabsorption and nutritional deficiency. Choline is no exception to this rule. While choline has existed just as long as any other nutrient, it has only recently started to get some well deserved attention. Choline was only recognized as an essential nutrient by the Food and […]
A Guide for Gluten Free Cereal
Gluten Free Cereal Cereal is a breakfast staple, but if you are living a gluten free lifestyle, cereal might be quite literally off the table! There are quite a few gluten free cereals available, but the vast majority are not recommended or for a number of reasons: They taste terrible. They have unhealthy ingredients you […]
Does Gluten Cause Fat Malabsorption?
Does Gluten Cause Fat Malabsorption? Mainstream nutritionists have touted the evils of fat for years. This misinformation campaign has led to the demonization of fat and the popularization of low fat processed foods and low fat diets. Because of this fat phobia, the problem of fat malabsorption has been largely ignored. Fat is one of […]
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 […]
Gluten Free Survival Food – Are You Prepared for an Emergency?
Do You Have a Gluten Free Survival Plan In Place? Are you prepared to stay gluten free during an emergency? Do you have your gluten free survival food stocked? Do you have a contingency plan if the power goes out, if a snow storm or hurricane strikes, or if food shortages occur? The reality of […]