162017May
Gluten-Free Diet: Weight Loss Driven by Two Factors that are Different for Celiacs

Gluten-Free Diet: Weight Loss Driven by Two Factors that are Different for Celiacs

When starting a gluten-free diet weight loss is driven by the hormones ghrelin and leptin, which have been found to be elevated in people with celiac disease. By its obvious nature, gluten intolerance has a profound effect on the absorption of nutrients from the digestive tract and production of hormones and enzymes regulating metabolism of…

182014Aug
Celiac Disease Treatment in 4 Steps

Celiac Disease Treatment in 4 Steps

Gluten intolerance and celiac disease cause inflammatory and immunologic reactions that may affect numerous body systems. Any or all of the digestive, musculoskeletal, endocrine, reproductive, nervous, and cardiovascular systems may be involved in these disease processes. Effective celiac disease treatment involves a comprehensive approach. Step 1: Follow a gluten-free diet for life Step 2: Restoring…