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 […]

Is Santa Claus Gluten Sensitive?

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Is Santa’s Health in Jeopardy? I am frankly a little worried.  Santa Claus shows many of the signs and symptoms of gluten sensitivity.  That means his health may be at risk.  Aside from the fact that he lives at the North Pole with very little sunshine (he is most likely vitamin D deficient).  Gluten is […]

Gluten Sensitive – How to Survive Holiday Eating

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How To Stay Gluten Free During The Holidays Let’s talk about holiday eating for the gluten sensitive. Or rather, how to survive eating during the holidays if you are gluten sensitive. Because undoubtedly there will be friends and loved ones that won’t leave you be until you take a bite of what they’re serving. They’ll […]