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Gluten Intolerance on the Rise

Gluten Intolerance in Finland has doubled and is estimated to effect 2% of Finnish population. “We’ve already seen a similar trend emerge earlier on where allergies and certain autoimmune disorders are concerned. Screening has shown that gluten intolerance occurs in 1.5 per cent of Finnish children and 2.7 per cent of the elderly. The higher […]

More on Gluten Sensitivity and Irritable Bowel Syndrome

The diagram to the right was recently published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.  The authors of the paper do an excellent job of illustrating the connection between gluten sensitivity and celiac disease with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). An article published last year in the same journal reported on the need to perform HLA-DQ genetic […]

What is Gluten Sensitivity-Intolerance?

Celiac Disease is not the same thing as Gluten sensitivity Contrary to popular belief, celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are not the same thing.  Unfortunately, most doctors aren’t up to speed on this very important topic.  Standard procedure in a medical office is to test for serum antibodies to gliadin (the gluten found in wheat), […]

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