Tag Archives: celiac

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 […]

Should Celiacs Be Worried About Covid?

Covid gluten sensitivity and celiac disease

Should Celiacs or Those with Gluten Sensitivity Be More Worried About Covid? Should celiacs be worried about Covid?  Are those with gluten sensitivity at greater risk of infection? The simple answer is no.  If you are taking care of yourself, watching your gluten free diet carefully, and following a healthy lifestyle, you should not have […]

Can Gluten Cause Gut Inflammation?

Can Gluten Cause Gut Inflammation? Can gluten cause gut inflammation?  It is well known that gluten causes celiac disease – an inflammatory condition of the small intestine.  What is less well known, and often times completely ignored, is the connection between gluten and inflammation of other areas of the GI tract.  Keep in mind that […]

Top 5 Mistakes Made When Going Gluten Free

Gluten Free Diet Mistakes In this video, in honor of celiac awareness month, Dr. Peter Osborne breaks down some of the top celiac disease diet mistakes that cause persistent inflammation in the GI tract and perpetual health issues. So if you are following a gluten free diet and it is not working to improve your […]

Does Coffee Cause Autoimmune Disease?

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The Connection Between Coffee & Autoimmune Disease 83% of adults in the US consume coffee.  That number comes pretty close to the estimated 46 plus million people with autoimmune disease.  So the big question is – Does coffee cause or contribute to autoimmune disease? Recent research shows that several forms of autoimmune disease are linked […]

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