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How can eating wheat hurt someone with celiac disease?

How can  eating wheat hurt someone with celiac disease?

Tears them up: The simple answer is it tears them up.This is a food allergy/intolerance where exposure promotes a chronic battle between immune complexes & the intestine tissue.The injury can/does produce pain,failure to absorb nutrients/diarrhea or other symptoms.The symptoms are not as dramatic as some get with a peanut allergy, because it affects a different part of the immune system. ...Read more

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Celiac Disease (Definition)

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Where can I find bread recipes for people with celiacs disease?

Where can I find bread recipes for people with celiacs disease?

Gluten free: There are many websites that are geared for people with celiac disease. I have used celiac.Com for my patients before. Check out: http://www.Celiac.Com/categories/gluten%252dfree-recipes/gluten%252dfree-bread-recipes/ i hope you find something you like. ...Read more

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What can people with lactose intolerance eat?

What can people with lactose intolerance eat?

Foods without lactos: Foods without lactose, which means milk, some cheeses, yogurt (regular). Lactose intolerance can also occur with foods which have significant milk or milk powder added. Milk whey is lactose free. All cheeses without carbs can be eaten. ...Read more

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Which food with carbohydrates are easier to digest for people with fructose intolerance?

Which food with carbohydrates are easier to digest for people with fructose intolerance?

Avoid fruits: Fructose is the main sugar in fruits (which is how they came about the name).Milk products have lactose, and most starchy foods like potatoes have complex carbohydrates.If you just read labels and stay away from fructose and raw fruits, you should be fine. ...Read more

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Can infants have celiac disease or gluten intolerance?

Yes: Yes, but may not show symptoms for years. While milk fed, will not seee any symptoms until those foods are introduced. ...Read more

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How can you treat gluten intolerance and celiac disease?

How can you treat gluten intolerance and celiac disease?

Avoidance: Currently, the only treatment for celiac disease and gluten issues is to eliminate gluten containing foods (wheat and other grains) from the diet completely and indefinitely. ...Read more

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For people with wheat allergy can we eat oatmeal?

For people with wheat allergy can we eat oatmeal?

Depends: Many of the commonly available oat products are milled at the same facilities that mill wheat. If so, trace amounts of wheat can contaminate the oats and result in a sensitivity reaction. If you examine the consumer label of these products you may be able to find one that is milled on separate equipment and safe to consume. ...Read more

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How are gluten intolerance and celiac disease typically treated?

How are gluten intolerance and celiac disease typically treated?

Celiac: Strict avoidance of any gluten containing products with supplementation of vitamins and minerals for whatever is lost with the elimination of gluten from the diet. ...Read more

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Do people with celiac disease have to worry about airborne gluten?

Do people with celiac disease have to worry about airborne gluten?

Worry just a little: Gluten, a protein present in wheat, barley, or rye, could be airborne in a bakery or grain-processing factory. It is possible, but unlikely, that a person very sensitive to gluten could swallow enough airborne gluten (by way of nasal mucus, throat mucus, or lung mucus) to get celiac disease symptoms. Just the aroma of bread baking should not cause symptoms, though. ...Read more

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How are gluten intolerance and celiac disease diagnosed?

How are gluten intolerance and celiac disease diagnosed?

Celiac: Typically people get blood work for specific celiac antibodies but there is a lot of debate on how accurate a negative result is. Most accurate is an endoscopy with biopsy looking specifically for the celiac antibodies or pathology. ...Read more

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Can people with type 2 diabetes consume whole wheat flour products?

Can people with type 2 diabetes consume whole wheat flour products?

Yes they can but: But within the alowed amount of carbs and the calories.Actually whole grains including whole wheat products are preferred over fefined and processed grain food.So in reality whole grain food including whole wheat. Whole grain and whole wheat breads rank differently, glycemic index of whole grain bread is 51 and whole wheat bread is 71.So whole grain is better than whole wheat, which better>refined. ...Read more

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How often do people diagnosed with celiac disease become infertile?

How often do people diagnosed with celiac disease become infertile?

Higher risk: Patients with celiac disease are 3-4 times more likely to suffer from infertility than the average person without celiac disease. Approximately 4% of patients presenting with infertility have undisgnosed celiac disease. The most common hupothesis is that it is related to malnutrition. However, ttg protein is also present in the placenta and i havewondered about autoimmunity towards the placent. ...Read more

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If someone has celiac disease what are some snacks they can eat in large amts?

If someone has celiac disease what are some snacks they can eat in large amts?

Gluten free: There r a lot of healthy food that r gluten free, such as, eggs, meat, nuts, peas and beans, corn, potato, yam, rice, taro, even buckwheat. But gluten is in disguise in many processed foods, like ketchup. If you r not going to boil your own chickpea or yam for snacks, u will really have to read labels. There r more gluten free snacks now. Local health food stores may have more choices. ...Read more

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Can people with diverticulitis eat flaxseed?

Can people with diverticulitis eat flaxseed?

Depends : There are two schools of thought. And u guessed it, some say u can and others u can't! personally i feel that the biggest thing is formed soft bm. If ur stool is not hard, small pellets and u don't have to strain, eating seeds in moderation should b fine. Key is fiber fiber fiber and lots of water. ...Read more

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Is kale okay for people with fructose malabsorption?

Yes...: If fructose is present in kale it will be miniscule amounts and will not exacerbate any symptoms of fructose intolerance. The benefits far outweight the risks. Good luck! ...Read more

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What foods can a person with renal disease consume freely?

What foods can a person with renal disease consume freely?

Renal Diets: Patients with any form of kidney disease should be offered a nutritional or dietary counselling. There are many types of kidney disease with various stages and complications that require careful attention not only to macronutrients (protein, carbs, and fat) but to micronutrients. For example, diabetic patients with renal disease require a completely different approach than those with hypertensive. ...Read more

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How do people with Celiac Disease relieve migraines?

How do people with Celiac Disease relieve migraines?

Same way: Migraine can be treated with several approaches dependent on the severity, frequency, and triggers. There is no link between celiac disease and migraine however. If ibuprofen does not help your migraine, talk to your doctor to see what else can be used. For example, the triptan class of drug often works well on migraines. ...Read more

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Does people with anoerxa nervousa eat whole wheat or white carb to treat?

Does people with anoerxa nervousa  eat whole wheat or white carb to treat?

It is good : For people with anorexia nervous to eat period. The healthier the food the better. Wheat bread is healthier but if won't eat that eat the white bread ...Read more