Category Archives for "Gluten"

Test for gluten intolerance if you have Hashimoto’s

Numerous studies show a strong link between gluten intolerance and Hashimoto’s disease, an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid gland, causing hypothyroidism. This is because gluten has a molecular structure that closely resembles thyroid tissue — gluten sensitivity triggers an attack on the thyroid gland. Gluten (technically, the correct term is gliadin), is the protein […]

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What is Celiac Disease & Gluten Intolerance?

With the popularity of gluten-free diets and products, you may be wondering what is Celiac disease and gluten intolerance? Celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the American population. This number does not sound significant until you realize that translates to 3 million Americans! Celiac disease involves an autoimmune response to gluten, a protein found primarily […]

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Why is Celiac Disease on the Rise? – Anchor Wellness Center

Over the last decade, we have seen more and more restaurants offering gluten-free menus, and whole aisles in the grocery store become dedicated to gluten-free products. This is in response to the increasing number of people being diagnosed with Celiac disease, but it begs the question, why is Celiac disease on the rise? What is […]

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Gluten & Dairy Are Like Addictive Drugs to the Brain

Scientists have proven what many of us have learned the hard way: Gluten, dairy, and processed foods trigger addictive responses in the same way commonly abused drugs do. The more processed (i.e., high carb) and fatty a food is, the more likely it is to cause addiction, and the most addictive foods contain cheese, with […]

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