Malnutrition In People With Celiac Disease

Malnutrition In People With Celiac Disease

Chances are that you associate the term ‘malnutrition’ with the plight of under nourished children in impoverished nations or ones that are reeling under war. But hidden away in your own body, unbeknownst to you, celiac disease may be causing malnutrition. You heard that right. You may well be malnourished despite having access to the most nutritious of foods. The immediate effect will be a difficulty in digesting foods. In due time however, this will start to weaken your immunity making ...

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Overview

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Overview

Gluten sensitivity or Celiac Disease has a whole range of symptoms that can manifest in more ways than what you can imagine. That’s one of the reasons why the condition remains undetected for years in some people. Not everyone would be aware that the tingling sensation that they have been feeling in both arms and legs is linked to that pint of beer they have been enjoying every day. That’s called neuropathy by the way, another strange symptom of Celiac disease. One of the more commonly ...

Gluten-Free Foods: What To Eat and What to Avoid

Gluten-Free Foods: What To Eat and What to Avoid

Not sure what to eat on a gluten-free diet? Here is a detailed food list guide that's safe to follow.  Below you will find a brief overview of the gluten-free foods that you can eat, scroll down to see each section. Being on a diet isn’t easy, especially when going on a gluten-free diet, which can be confusing and daunting, which is why we’ve put together this list of gluten-free foods to help people out there who are confused about what to eat, and to make the best decisions possible when ...

Why Do Symptoms Of Celiac Disease Go Undetected?

Why Do Symptoms Of Celiac Disease Go Undetected?

If you have always struggled to control dandruff despite emptying bottles of Ketoconazole on your scalp, then maybe you have celiac disease. If you have noticed that your hair is thinning and you attributed it to the severe dandruff, then maybe you have celiac disease. If you are experiencing unexplained skin rashes, tongue sores, bad breath, GERD, early menopause, swollen cervix or swelling in the arms or legs, Celiac disease may be the culprit. These symptoms are not related to each ...

What are Gliadin and Glutenin?

What are Gliadin and Glutenin?

Being armed with the right information can help you make decisive choices about your diet and even negate the effects that are giving you sleepless nights. Before Gluten snowballed into one of the most debated subjects in recent times, most people were unaware of what constitutes this complex protein, which is apparently causing a whole host of health problems. Even now, most people identify it as the ingredient to be eschewed, rather than understanding what gives it the bad rap. So, today we ...

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Alcohol Guide

The Ultimate Gluten-Free Alcohol Guide

You have all but eliminated gluten completely from your diet and you are proud of it. The diarrhea has stopped. So have the unexplained rashes. No wheat and wheat byproducts for you for life. And then weekend arrives when the boy gang is out partying. The caveat is that you are left sipping on a glass of lemonade while the rest of them are cranking the most deliciously chilled craft. ‘Did someone mention gluten-free beer?’ One of the biggest challenges of going gluten free is to find ...