Tag Archives: gluten sensitivity

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 […]

Lectins, Gluten, Rheumatoid Arthritis, & Molecular Mimicry

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Fox News and discuss the concept of food inducing autoimmune disease… On that same note, the following review study discusses the correlation between food proteins, lectins, autoimmune inflammation, and the concept of molecular mimicry… Despite the almost universal clinical observation that inflammation of the gut is […]

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 […]

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