Having Surgery? Make Sure You Have the Right Nutrition in Place
Nutrients to Help Support You Pre & Post Surgery Surgery can be a daunting experience. Especially for those with celiac and non celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS). Years of gluten induced malnutrition can set the stage for a failed surgery caused by vitamin and mineral deficiencies, and the inability to heal and recover. In addition, there […]
Can Gluten Cause Hair Loss?
Can Gluten Cause Hair Loss? We know that there are hundreds of symptoms, syndromes, and diseases linked to gluten exposure for those with gluten sensitivity. Unfortunately, many of these symptoms are treated independently from their root cause, rather than associated with a broader health issue, like gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. A common example of this […]
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 […]
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 […]
9 Health Benefits of Fasting For Celiacs
Can Fasting Help with Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity? Intermittent fasting regimens have become increasingly popular in recent years. While many people seek weight loss benefits from fasting and find this approach easier to follow than traditional caloric restriction, the truth is, there are extensive benefits to fasting beyond weight loss. We’re taking a look at […]
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 […]
Manganese – A Mineral You Should Not Ignore
You may not hear much about manganese when it comes to your diet and health. But it’s a mineral you should not ignore. Like most vitamins and minerals, you can’t live without it. So let’s explore the many roles of MN. And discuss how gluten can cause a deficiency as well as the best MN-rich […]
Vitamin B2 – Nutrients Deficiencies & Gluten
Can Gluten Cause Vitamin B2 Deficiency? Can gluten cause vitamin B2 deficiency? Should those with a celiac diagnosis be concerned with supplementing vitamin B2 in their diet? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the connection between gluten sensitivity and vitamin B2 deficiency, let’s take a look at why B2 is such […]
Folate Deficiency & Gluten – What’s The Connection?
Folate Deficiency & Gluten Sensitivity What’s The Connection? Can gluten cause a folate deficiency? Are those with celiac disease at greater risk for health issues caused by folate deficiency? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the topic, let’s discuss why folate (AKA – vitamin B9) is so important. Folate is part […]
Potassium Deficiency – Is Gluten to Blame?
Potassium Deficiency – Is Gluten to Blame? Does gluten cause potassium deficiency? Should those with a celiac diagnosis or gluten sensitivity be concerned with supplementing potassium in their diet? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the connection between gluten sensitivity and potassium deficiency, let’s take a look at why this electrolyte […]
Can Gluten Cause Chromium Deficiency?
Chromium is a mineral and its claim to fame comes from the role it plays in regulating blood sugar. So let’s first walk through how it performs this job and discuss other roles it plays. Then we’ll talk about how gluten causes chromium deficiency and the best foods to eat to maintain healthy levels. Key […]
Vitamin B6 & Depression – Linked to Gluten?
Depression, Gluten Sensitivity, and Vitamin B6 Deficiency One of the key roles of vitamins in your body is to help enzymes perform their job, which is to initiate biological reactions vital to life. And vitamin B6 (a.k.a. pyridoxine) is no exception. In fact, vitamin B6 assists a variety of enzymes involved in well over 100 […]
Does Gluten Cause Selenium Deficiency
Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, and Selenium Deficiency Does gluten cause selenium deficiency? Should those with a celiac diagnosis be concerned with supplementing selenium in their diet? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the connection between gluten sensitivity and selenium deficiency, let’s take a look at why selenium is such an important […]
Copper Deficiency – Nutrient Deficiencies and Gluten
Gluten & Copper Deficiency When you think of copper, you may think of pennies or plumbing pipes. But copper is also an essential nutrient that plays many important roles in your body.Because those with gluten sensitivity and celiac disease can suffer with nutritional malabsorption, it is important to understand that the functions of copper.Copper deficiency […]