Category Archives: Vitamins & Minerals

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.  […]

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 […]

Vitamin C – In Depth

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With a global pandemic currently happening, everyone is looking for ways to boost their immune system. One of the best and most effective ways to do so is by taking Vitamin C supplements. And, while most of us have heard that before, few of us understand why or realize the impact that it truly has […]

Viral Fighting Amino Acids Offer Natural Support for The Coronavirus

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With flu season among us and recent outbreaks of the coronavirus, many of us can’t help but feel concerned for our health and that of our friends and family. While we know the basics of washing our hands, getting rest, and even supplementing with Vitamin C and zinc, few of us realize the role that […]

The Functions of Calcium

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Calcium is the most prevalent mineral in the human body. It is essential, meaning the body cannot synthesize it, and it is vital for several functions within the body.  And because gluten can damage the intestine causing malabsorption of nutrients, those with gluten sensitivity should be tested for calcium deficiency on a regular basis.  Understanding […]

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