Category Archives: Nutritional Deficiencies

Gluten Sensitivity and Magnesium Deficiency

symptoms of magnesium deficiency

Most people are aware that gluten can induce malabsorption of nutrients. Gluten can cause damage to intestinal cells can reduce the production of digestive enzymes that help break down foods and aid in nutrient absorption. Additionally, it can contribute to villous atrophy, leaky gut syndrome, and diarrhea. All of these issues are associated with poor […]

Gluten, Selenium Deficiency, and Thyroid Disease

A new study sheds light on the fact that selenium deficiency can be caused by gluten induced malabsorption. The researchers go on to say that Selenium deficiency can cause thyroid diseases and can lead to unregulated inflammatory damage… Regarding gluten sensitivity – the target organs are not limited to the gut, but include thyroid, liver, […]