Tag Archives: nutritional deficiencies

Does Gluten Cause Selenium Deficiency

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Gluten Sensitivity, Celiac Disease, and Selenium Deficiency  Does gluten cause selenium deficiency?  Should those with a celiac diagnosis be concerned with supplementing selenium in their diet? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the connection between gluten sensitivity and selenium deficiency, let’s take a look at why selenium is such an important […]

Copper Deficiency – Nutrient Deficiencies and Gluten

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Gluten & Copper Deficiency When you think of copper, you may think of pennies or plumbing pipes. But copper is also an essential nutrient that plays many important roles in your body.  Because those with gluten sensitivity and celiac disease can suffer with nutritional malabsorption, it is important to understand that the functions of copper.  […]

Does Gluten Cause Cancer?

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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 […]

The Thyroid Summit – Why You Should Watch This Free Event

Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is one of the most common medical conditions diagnosed in the U.S.   Thyroid medications account for the 4th most commonly prescribed drug.   It costs patients more than 4 billion annually to treat, while the disease effects an estimated 13 million plus people(Data source here). The Thyroid Problem Typical symptoms of low […]

Are Food Allergies Affecting Your Brain Part 1?

Janet’s Story Janet was diagnosed with manic depression at the age of 15. At times she would become completely hyperactive and manic, and at other times become completely depressed. She was put on three drugs – Lithium, Tegretol and Zirtek. These helped control the severity of her manic phases, but she was still frequently depressed […]

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