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Celiac disease

Why Celiac Disease Is More Than Going Gluten-Free

April 21, 2016

What you need to know about Celiac Disease It is estimated that 1 in 133 Americans, 1% of the United States population, has celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder triggered by the ingestion of gluten. Gluten causes damage by promoting inflammation and destruction of small intestine cells (aka villous atrophy). In celiac, the immune system attacks…

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Energy on a gluten-free diet

Maximizing Energy on a Gluten-Free Diet: Four Key Elements

April 11, 2016

Maximizing Energy on a Gluten-Free Diet: Four Key Elements Nutrition Food is medicine. To maintain energy with a gluten-free lifestyle, eat organic when possible, stay hydrated, and eat regular meals. Gluten-free diets got some flack a few years ago because the majority of gluten-free products lacked key nutrients and were highly processed. Much has changed…

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Food allergy 101

Food Allergies, explained.

February 19, 2016

Food allergies are not as cut-and-dry as one would imagine. Many terms, such as allergy, intolerance, and sensitivity, are used today, sometimes interchangeably. Dr. Heintze, will be launching the Food Allergy Formula in a few weeks. To learn more, click here! Food allergy: By definition, a food allergy involves the immune system. The body mistakes…

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