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What Gluten Can Do To Your Brain (Hint: It Isn’t Pretty)


Brain health problems have been skyrocketing lately. Today, close to 20% of adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder — and that stat is only increasing. Depression is now the leading cause of disability worldwide. Anxiety disorders affect more than 40 million Americans. And Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United […]

86% Of Gluten Sensitive People Are Not Gluten Sensitive After All? My Opinion On This New Study

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Ah, gluten sensitivity. It seems you either love to hate it or you love to hate the thing that causes it. Admittedly, I tend to fall into the later camp and diagnose non-celiac gluten sensitivity fairly frequently in the cases I see in my office here in Chapel Hill. Everybody seems to have an opinion […]

Hypothyroidism? Why You Should Absolutely Quit Gluten Now


It is estimated that approximately 90 percent of hypothyroidism in the United States is caused by an autoimmune condition. In these cases of autoimmune hypothyroidism, known as Hashimoto’s, antibodies attack the thyroid, resulting in thyroid tissue destruction. There is evidence showing gluten plays a significant role in driving the antibody attack against your thyroid. Gluten tricks […]