Category: Gluten Free Society

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What Causes Fibromyalgia? Researchers Suggest Gluten

What Causes Fibromyalgia?  More Studies Point To Gluten If you’ve been following my research for any length of time, you know that I am passionate about sharing research that shares links between celiac disease or gluten consumption and a wide range of health conditions. Many don’t realize that gluten and celiac disease can be associated […]

Oral Health Problems and Gluten

Gluten in Your Mouth When you think about symptoms of gluten sensitivity, your mind might immediately go to digestive disturbances – things like acid reflux, bloating, or diarrhea. Or you might think of other symptoms like skin disturbances or migraines. But did you know that signs of gluten sensitivities can show up in the mouth? […]

Guidelines for Avoiding Gluten (Unsafe Ingredients for Gluten Sensitivity)

what foods contain gluten? Answering the question, “what foods contain gluten” isn’t as simple as a black and white answer. The following is a comprehensive (but not complete) list of foods that contain gluten. The list is broken up into two major segments – Foods that absolutely contain gluten, and foods/food ingredients that may contain […]

Can Gluten Worsen Your Spring Allergies?

Gluten and Spring Allergies – What’s The Connection? Every Spring we have a plethora of outdoor and environmental allergens floating around. This time of year can be very challenging for those with seasonal allergies. You may be thinking of reaching for some over the counter remedies to reduce the sneezing, watery, teary, itchy eyes and […]

Impact of Antibiotics on the Gut

Antibiotics and the increased risk of gluten sensitivity and celiac disease Antibiotics can be a controversial topic. While they can help tremendously for some specific infections in the body, they can also wreak havoc in the gut and beyond when overused or misused. But how far can their damage go? Can they really increase the […]

Manganese – A Mineral You Should Not Ignore

You may not hear much about manganese when it comes to your diet and health. But it’s a mineral you should not ignore. Like most vitamins and minerals, you can’t live without it. So let’s explore the many roles of MN. And discuss how gluten can cause a deficiency as well as the best MN-rich […]

Vitamin B2 – Nutrients Deficiencies & Gluten

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 […]

Potassium Deficiency – Is Gluten to Blame?

Potassium Deficiency – Is Gluten to Blame? Does gluten cause potassium deficiency?  Should those with a celiac diagnosis or gluten sensitivity be concerned with supplementing potassium in their diet? The simple answer is yes, but before we dive into the connection between gluten sensitivity and potassium deficiency, let’s take a look at why this electrolyte […]

Can Gluten Cause Chromium Deficiency?

Chromium is a mineral and its claim to fame comes from the role it plays in regulating blood sugar. So let’s first walk through how it performs this job and discuss other roles it plays. Then we’ll talk about how gluten causes chromium deficiency and the best foods to eat to maintain healthy levels. Key […]