The small intestine damage caused by Celiac disease (CD) leads to to poor nutrients absorption. That means no matter how many nutritious foods we eat prior to our CD diagnosis, all those vitamins and minerals we’re consuming simply cannot get into our bloodstream.
One vitamin individuals with CD are often lacking enough of is vitamin A.
Contrary to popular belief, many individuals with Celiac disease are not severely underweight. In fact, research indicates nearly one-third of all diagnosed Celiac patients struggle with being overweight.
There is no “magic bullet” when it comes to weight loss, but that doesn’t mean there is no hope on our gluten free diet, even during the holiday season when so many … [Read More...]