What is Gluten?
Gluten, what is it exactly? For food labeling purposes, the FDA currently defines gluten as the protein that naturally occurs in wheat, barley, rye. Unfortunately, this definition is not entirely accurate… In short, gluten is a mixture of proteins found in ALL grains. It is the family of storage proteins found in the seeds of grass that […]
What Causes Leaky Gut – Going Beyond Gluten
What Causes Leaky Gut – Going Beyond Gluten Autoimmunity, including celiac disease, is the modern plague of the industrialized world. Because leaky gut is a major trigger for this massive health crisis, it is important to ask the question…What causes leaky gut? The lining of your small intestine is made up of a single layer […]
Can Gluten Cause Vitamin E Deficiency?
Gluten and Vitamin E Can gluten cause vitamin E deficiency? Do those with celiac disease benefit from vitamin E supplementation? These questions and many others will be answered below, but first let’s discuss what vitamin E is, and why it is so important. Vitamin E isn’t a single nutrient. It’s a term used to describe […]
Can Gluten Cause Asthma?
Can Gluten Cause Asthma? Can gluten cause asthma? This is a question that researchers have been asking for many years. If you suffer with asthma or COPD, keep reading to learn more about the connections between gluten, grain, celiac disease, and asthma. What is Asthma? Asthma affects approximately 25 million adults and children in the […]
49 Surprising Facts About Gluten (You Probably Never Knew)
49 Surprising Facts About Gluten You Need to Know Alright, I can hear you saying – “49 surprising facts about gluten! Come on Dr. Osborne. There is no way that all of this can be true! My doctor never talked about any of these things!” Well he should have. Part of the reason this information […]
Can Gluten Cause Headaches?
Can Gluten Cause Headaches? This simple answer is yes.Let’s dive in… I bet it’s safe to say that you’ve experienced a headache or two in your lifetime. Maybe even more. Because headaches are one of the most commonly reported medical complaints. And they can range from a dull ache to debilitating pain. Headaches are most […]
Can Gluten Cause Skin Problems?
Can Gluten Cause Skin Problems? Gluten is well-known for causing celiac disease, but can gluten cause other skin problems? Evidence that connects gluten to many other abnormalities and diseases keeps piling up. And these conditions include those that affect your skin. For some, gluten causes the immune system to overreact. It causes inflammation. And it […]
Can Gluten Cause Bone Loss?
Can Gluten Cause Bone Loss? Prefer to learn by video? Watch the breakdown here. Your bones are made up of mostly collagen and minerals, such as calcium. And the more you use them, the stronger they get. This is one of the many reasons why weight-bearing exercises are so important and become even more essential […]
Can Gluten Cause Muscle and Joint Pain?
Can Gluten Cause Muscle and Joint Pain? In today’s world, muscle and joint pain are widespread problems. They tend to be chronic, debilitating, and can significantly reduce your quality of life. Your pain may be dull and achy or sharp and throbbing. It may be felt locally in one area or throughout your body. Muscle […]
Does Gluten Cause Cancer?
Gluten and Cancer – What is the Connection Does gluten cause cancer? Do those with gluten sensitivity and celiac disease have an increased risk for developing this deadly disease? We will get to that shortly. First let’s dive into some statistics and facts around this deadly disease. Cancer is the second leading cause of death […]
Can Gluten Affect Your Hormones?
How Gluten Affects Your Hormones Hormones are chemicals produced by various glands throughout your body and released to regulate specific functions. For example, your thyroid hormone helps regulate your metabolism. Estrogen, a sex hormone, helps regulate menstruation in women. And cortisol, a stress hormone, helps regulate blood pressure. Thus, hormones play many vital roles, which […]
46 Facts About Gluten
46 Facts About Gluten You Need to Know Alright, I can hear you saying – “46 facts about gluten! Come on Dr. Osborne. There is no way that all of this can be true! My doctor never talked about any of these things!” Part of the reason this information is not main stream is because […]
Can Gluten Damage Your Friendly Gut Bacteria?
How To Protect Your Good Bacteria From Gluten (and everything else) In this episode of Pick Dr. Osborne’s Brain you will learn how gluten can damage your friendly gut bacteria. You will also learn how other environmental factors play a role in damaging your gut’s good guys…to include, chlorine, pesticides, plastics, antibiotics, and much more.
Rebuilding Your Immune System After Gluten
Gluten and Immune System Function If you are just getting started on your gluten free journey, it’s important to remember, that years of damage from gluten on your immune system is often what delays recovery. Remember that your immune system needs time and the right nutrition to function optimally. Gluten can cause inflammation in any […]
6 Ways To Improve Brain Function
Protect Your Brain Function From Dementia (Brain Inflammation – AKA Brainflammation) Loss of brain function is on the rise. One of the most debilitating medical conditions, dementia, is cruel and unrelenting. This disease can cause severe disability, psychological trauma, family grief, and much more. Affecting approximately 50 million people worldwide, this condition is caused by […]