Archive for the ‘Celiac disease’ Category

Can Supplements Help Fight Celiac Disease?

Posted on December 3rd, 2010 by admin  |  No Comments »

A World Journal of Gastroenterology study recently found that Celiac patients who regularly take B-vitamin supplements were able to reduce their homocysteine levels. The study looked at the effects of taking daily vitamin B6, vitamin B9, and vitamin B12 supplements on the homocysteine levels of patients with Celiac disease or gluten intolerance. Homocysteine is a […]

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A Grain-Free Diet is Best for Celiac Disease

Posted on August 13th, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

About 1 percent of the U.S. population is affected by Celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by gluten. Gluten is a type of protein found in grains such as barley, wheat, and rye. When a person with Celiac disease eats food containing gluten, an immune reaction attacks the small intestine and prevents nutrients from being […]

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Fight Celiac Disease with Probiotics and the No-Grain Diet

Posted on June 16th, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

Celiac disease is an autoimmune digestive disorder that attacks the small intestine when a person consumes gluten — a protein found in grains like barley, rye, and wheat. Data from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center show that an average of 1 out of every 133 otherwise healthy people in the United States suffer […]

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