Category Archives: Nutritional Deficiencies

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

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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

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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 […]

Can Gluten Cause Vitamin E Deficiency?

Gluten and Vitamin E Can gluten cause vitamin E deficiency? Do those with celiac disease benefit from vitamin E supplementation? These questions and many others will be answered below, but first let’s discuss what vitamin E is, and why it is so important. Vitamin E isn’t a single nutrient. It’s a term used to describe […]