Tag Archives: celiac disease

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. […]

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 […]

NBC Discusses Celiac Disease with University of Chicago

Although this commentary is great PR for the gluten free diet as a whole, it was over focused on celiac disease and misleading for those with gluten sensitivity.  Let’s break down the message: The good doctor gave a 4 second blurb about gluten intolerance basically ignoring its existence.  Most GI doctors will call you crazy […]

Cesarean Section Linked to Increased Risk of Celiac Disease

A recent study found an increased risk of celiac disease for babies born by cesaren section vs. babies born by natural vaginal delivery.  The authors conclude that they are not sure why this association exists… Source: Pediatrics, online May 17, 2010 Gluten Free Society’s Stance: This study brings to light a major problem… Humans are […]

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