Category Archives: Nutrient Deficiencies

vitamin a and celiac disease deficiency

Identifying and Treating Vitamin A Deficiency in Celiac Disease

Vitamin A was first identified in 1913 because of its crucial role in vision.  Subsequent discovery of its many other duties show that a deficiency will cause a broad range…

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Understanding and Treating Zinc Deficiency in Celiac Disease

The mineral zinc is classified as an essential nutrient due to the vital functions it performs in our bodies.  It is found in almost every cell of the body with…

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4 Easy Steps to Assess Nutrition in Celiac Disease

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University recently published its steps for nutrition assessment of patients with celiac disease.   The gluten-free diet is currently the only treatment for celiac disease,…