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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 […]

Does Gluten Cause Selenium Deficiency

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 […]

Do Antibiotics Cause Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity?

Antibiotics and gluten intolerance

Do Antibiotics Cause Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity? Some researchers say yes. The video above presents the studies demonstrating this connection. The medical research in this area shows that the problem could be even worse for those with genetic susceptibility to gluten sensitivity. Here is a simple breakdown of one of the mechanisms behind this […]

Top 10 Symptoms of Celiac Disease

The 10 Most Common Symptoms of Celiac Disease Are Not What Researchers Thought The traditional or classic symptoms of celiac disease reported in medical textbooks are – severe diarrhea and malabsorption accompanied by villous atrophy of the small intestines. Symptoms are typically present in pediatric patients. Adults are not as frequently considered for the diagnosis. […]

The Irish and Gluten Sensitivity

The Irish have a high incidence of celiac disease. Recently, a study analyzed the spectrum of diseases, linked conditions, and complications found in Irish patients with confirmed celiac disease. This study was important because it adds more evidence to the already hundreds of existing studies that demonstrate the many ways that gluten can impact the […]

Dr. Drew Treats Jennifer Esposito Horribly

Actress Fired Over Gluten Issue… Actress Jennifer Esposito talks with TV’s Dr. Drew about her recent dismissal from CBS after she collapsed on the set from complications linked to celiac disease. When you watch the video, you will see how Dr. Drew’s arrogance and dismissal of her health issues represents the main stream medical model. […]

Is Soy Gluten Free?

One of the fundamental symptoms used to diagnose celiac disease is villous atrophy. This finding is identified by doctors by performing an intestinal biopsy. Despite it’s known flaws, this test is used as a gold standard for the diagnosis of celiac disease. So the following scenario is quite common: Patient complains of gastric pain, bloating, diarrhea, […]

Gluten & Bone Loss – The Topic is Much Deeper Than Calcium

Bone Loss is a Complex Process It is a common thought that osteoporosis associated with celiac disease is a result of malabsorption of vitamins and minerals (mainly vitamin D and calcium). The above report links an autoimmune process of bone loss to gluten sensitivity separate and distinct from gluten induced malabsorption. This finding begs us […]

High Blood Pressure Drug Side Effects Mimic Celiac Disease

Olmesartan is a prescription medication used to treat high blood pressure. A new study finds that the side effects of this drug can induce symptoms that mimic celiac disease… A research study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings this week disclosed a very alarming discovery. Researchers have found an association between the prescription drug olmesartan and […]

Alvine Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Drug Trial for Celiac Treatment

Gluten Free Profits With the rise in popularity of gluten free diets and gluten sensitivity, the market has adjusted and is diligently working hard to create products and service for those who cannot eat gluten. Currently, the gluten free food market is slated to reach 5 billion plus in annual revenue. Additionally, we have multiple […]

Celiac Disease, Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Gluten, & Selenium

More clinical research shows that gluten induced nutritional deficiencies can contribute to diseases other than celiac disease… In celiac disease (CD), for its multifactorial nature, the target organs are not limited to the gut, but include thyroid, liver, skin and reproductive and nervous systems. Between the extraintestinal symptoms associated with CD, autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs) […]

Vaccination for Gluten?

As the school year approaches many are going to the doctor to get vaccinations. This topic is one that people tend to be very passionate about on both sides of the fence. I personally believe that most vaccines don’t live up to true scientific scrutiny. (Natural flu shot alternative here) That being said, I believe […]

Gluten Sensitivity Spectrum – Not Just a Celiac Issue

The Gluten Autoimmune Spectrum The following picture displays some of the more common manifestations of gluten induced diseases. Problem is, many people, doctors, nutritionists, and the media are mostly in the dark when it comes to the different diseases linked to this food protein. The following is an abstract from a recent paper published in […]

Science Finally Confirms Gluten Sensitivity

A new double blind, randomized, placebo controlled study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology confirms the presence of gluten sensitivity in the absence of celiac disease. This is the first study of its kind confirming the existence of gluten intolerance in the absence of celiac disease. Source: Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jan 11. Gluten […]

Modern Wheat Breeding Increases Celiac Disease Occurrence?

New research claims that the toxicity of wheat gluten potentially worsened by cross breeding different strains… suggests that modern wheat breeding practices may have led to an increased exposure to CD epitopes Source: Theor Appl Genet. 2010 Jul 28. This interview discusses the history of grain manipulation… Gluten Free Society’s Stance: Recent research from across […]

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