Bovine Beta Casein Enteropathy Causes Villous Atrophy & Anemia

- The following questions concern whether villous atrophy can be caused by milk and whether anemia can result from milk ingestion. The answer is yes: bovine beta casein enteropathy can cause both. See full explanation below. Question:Does anyone know can a deficiency in lactase enzyme cause the villi to be blunted? My 3 year old son just had an endoscopy ...

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Cataracts Due to Nutrient Deficiencies in Celiac Disease

  —————— The post below is a response to a young woman with cataracts and celiac disease. Cataracts are directly related to nutrient deficiencies of Vitamin A, calcium and possibly vitamin B2 in celiac disease. (Editor’s note.) Hello, I am 20 years old, have celiac disease and cataracts. The optometrist told me it is because I have fair skin and ...

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Gluten Free Status of General Mills Cereals & Brownie Mixes

General Mills Announcement 3/31/09 “Thank you for contacting General Mills regarding gluten in Corn Chex cereal. General Mills is reformulating the following Big G Cereals to gluten free status: · Corn Chex · Honey Nut Chex · Strawberry Chex · Chocolate Chex · Cinnamon Chex As was the case with Gluten Free Rice Chex, the barley malt ingredient was removed ...

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Sams Club Raw Whole Chickens Are Gluten Free

Sams Club raw whole chickens are gluten free. (Post below can be found at the gluten free weight watchers blog.) I double checked the status of the raw whole chickens I buy. When I read the label yesterday it said the ingredients contain “chicken broth”. I know a lot of broths have gluten so I shot an e-mail to Pilgrim’s ...

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Pennsylvania Resolution Aims to Increase Celiac Disease Awareness Statewide

PA Legislature proclaims April ‘Celiac Disease Awareness Month.’ Ambler, PA, April 03, 2009 –(PR.com)– Legislation passed by the Pennsylvania House of Representatives General Assembly recognizes April 2009 as the state’s official ‘Celiac Disease Awareness Month’. With the passing of House Resolution 153 (HR 153), Pennsylvania takes the lead in raising awareness for celiac disease as the most common and most ...

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University of Chicago Celiac Center Chooses “Recognizing Celiac Disease”

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center has chosen Recognizing Celiac Disease as the supplemental reading material for medical professionals who complete its Preceptorship Program. Dr. Stefano Guandalini, medical director of the center, recommends the book for both patients and healthcare providers. “The book is useful for prospective patients to determine whether their complaints are consistent with celiac disease. It ...

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Jenny McCarthy Is Gluten- and Dairy-Free and in Shape

In Shape magazine, that is — on the cover of the May issue. Actress, author, autism activist, and mother Jenny McCarthy said she ballooned to 211 pounds after the birth of her son, who’s now 6 years old. Weight Watchers helped her slim down since it taught her about portion control and to be conscious of what she eats. Then ...

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Tips For Dining Out On The Gluten-Free Diet

By Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN Nutrition Coordinator, Celiac Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Avoid ordering fried foods, such as French fries or taco “basket” shells at a Mexican restaurant, which are fried in the same oil as battered foods or coated fries. Check to make sure that liquid eggs held in a buffet line for eggs-to-order are not ...

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Restless Leg Syndrome, Celiac Disease & Improvement on the Gluten Free Diet

  Low iron levels have been associated with increased severity of restless leg syndrome. The following medical case report discusses four patients with low iron and restless leg syndrome who were tested positive for celiac disease and placed on a gluten free diet. All four had improvement on the gluten free diet. “Celiac disease as a Possible Cause for Low ...

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