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 […]
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?
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 […]
Dr. O – Do Grains and Gluten Cause Heart Disease
In the United States, it’s no secret that about 50% of the population is battling being overweight or obese. And though weight is just a number on a scale, it often comes with several side effects like poor health and disease – one of these being heart disease. If you exclude autoimmune diseases, heart disease, […]
The Rise of Autoimmune Disease
With the prevalence of autoimmune diseases, it is likely that you or someone you know has one. In fact, in the United States, more than 50 million people suffer from an autoimmune disease and it happens to be the number one killer of women under 65. To further put it into perspective, cancer affects 9 […]
Do Antibiotics Cause Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity?
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 […]
Gluten Sensitivity and Glyphosate Toxicity Part 2
Gluten Free Society Expert Interview Series Glyphosate and Gluten Part 2 Dr. Seneff: Yes, I would love to see that. Another interesting thing that directly connects to glyphosate: Glyphosate kills bacteria, and it preferentially kills the good bacteria in your gut. One of those is bifido bacteria, and those guys are really important for processing […]
Vitamin B1 Deficiency & Gluten Consumption
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) – A Common Deficiency for those with Gluten Problems Vitamin B1 – AKA thiamin is an essential nutrient the body uses to help generate energy from the foods we eat. This essential B vitamin also plays a role in the regulation of the heart muscle, and the production of the neurotransmitter, acetylcholine. […]
Gluten Sensitivity and Iron Deficiency Anemia – Are They Related?
Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficits found in patients with celiac disease and non celiac gluten sensitivity. The most common symptom linked to iron deficiency is unwavering fatigue. Patients will often report severe loss of energy even when sleep has been adequate. This energy deprivation can also contribute to severe brain […]
Can Gluten Sensitivity Cause Bone Loss?
Gluten Contributes to Bone Loss in Multiple Ways… Bone Loss Mechanisms Gluten induced disease goes far deeper than celiac. There are hundreds of different symptoms, syndromes, and diseases that gluten can create. Some of the most common mechanisms behind gluten and bone loss are: Intestinal atrophy leading to malabsorption of vitamins and minerals leading to […]
New Mechanism Found in Gluten Sensitivity
Gluten Affects People in Many Ways To date, scientists have elucidated a number of ways that gluten can cause damage to both celiacs and non celiac gluten sensitive individuals. Unfortunately, when trying to identify gluten as a progenitor to disease, doctors typically only look to diagnose celiac disease. As celiac disease is an autoimmune reaction […]
How Gluten Affects Children Part 1
The Impact of Gluten on Children If you have recently gone gluten free and are having difficulty with helping your children go gluten free, this video series by Glutenology and Dr. Osborne is a much watch. The series discusses symptoms and diseases in infants and children that are linked to gluten intolerance and celiac disease. […]
Why are Some Doctors Scared of Gluten Sensitivity?
Gluten Sensitivity – Does it Exist? A recent paper was published based on an interview done with Dr. Stefano Guandalini of the University of Chicago Celiac Research Center. The article stated that gluten sensitivity is not a real issue, and that most people going gluten free are simply following a public trend. The article states […]
Gluten Intolerance and Asthma – Is There A Connection?
The incidence of people suffering with asthma in the U.S. continues to grow. Interestingly enough, so does the incidence of people being diagnosed with gluten intolerance. Because asthma can be an autoimmune reaction, the next question is – Are the two related? According to a new study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, […]
Gluten, Acid Reflux, and Esophageal Disease
Can Gluten Cause Heartburn? Do you suffer with heartburn? Has your doctor put you on medications like Nexium or Aciphex to control your reflux disease? Remember that the drug does not correct the origin of the problem. It only masks the symptoms. Research suggests that people who suffer from acid reflux – AKA gastroesophageal reflux […]