Tag Archives | Celiac Disease

Repairing Celiac Damage: Healing Your Gut

Those with celiac disease know what’s going on. We know about the damage that gluten can cause in our bodies. From flattened intestinal villi and nutrient deficiencies to a weakened immune system, low energy, and depleted serotonin levels, the havoc that gluten wreaks on our bodies is frightening and, in many cases, painful. If left […]

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Is Gluten Intolerance the same as Celiac Disease?

Celiac. Gluten-free. G-free. You’ve probably heard these terms in the media recently. Gluten-free foods are popping up everywhere and more and more stars are starting to live a gluten free lifestyle. It seems as though the media has glamorized gluten-free living as the latest trend when, in reality, those who have gluten sensitivity or Celiac disease have […]

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The Basics of Celiac Disease

Celiac disease affects 1% of healthy, average Americans. This means at least 3 million people are living with Celiac disease and 97% of them are probably undiagnosed. To put Celiac Disease in perspective, consider these facts from the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center. Type 1 Diabetes affects 3 million people. 6% (180,000) of those […]

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What Celiacs Ought to Know to Live Longer – Less than 4% with Celiac Disease are Diagnosed

In last week’s Natural Healthy Concepts blog, we answered the most commonly asked questions about Celiac Disease (CD). (October was National Celiac Disease Awareness Month.) While working on that blog and researching CD, my interest in the disease was keenly heightened and took me to a powerful article, Better Education for Celiac and Gluten-Sensitive Patients, […]

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