Tag Archives: vitamin deficiencies

Vitamin B2 – Nutrients Deficiencies & Gluten

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Can Gluten Cause Vitamin B2 Deficiency? Can gluten cause vitamin B2 deficiency?  Should those with a celiac diagnosis be concerned with supplementing vitamin B2 in their diet? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the connection between gluten sensitivity and vitamin B2 deficiency, let’s take a look at why B2 is such […]

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 […]

The Ultimate Vitamin B5 Crash Course

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, Like other vitamins, Vitamin B5 has several names including pantothenic, pantothenic acid and pantethine. The prefix of these names, “pantos” literally means everywhere, and that is for good reason. Vitamin B5 is not only found in a number of food items, but you can also find it being added to hair and skin products. […]

What Causes Anemia – Iron, B12, Folate & More

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Though not a condition we often hear or talk about, we are all somewhat familiar with anemia. Women are tested for it while pregnant, as are babies at those early pediatrician appointments. But while doctors may take steps to catch this condition early, it’s a prevailing problem in the United States and one that is […]

14 Reasons Sugar is Toxic

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In the 1970s, scientists were beginning to recognize the detrimental effects of sugar on the body. Fearing it would hurt their industry, executives of sugar companies paid off scientists and quickly squashed these findings.  Soon, fat became the villain with more of it being taken out of food and replaced with sugar to maintain a […]

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