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New gluten-free pecan products could help celiac disease

2014-08-28 16:40
gluten free pecan

People on gluten-free diets may soon discover more choices at their grocery stores that include pecans. These nuts do not have gluten and provide several health benefits. Scientists are trying to develop new products that use pecans to help people with celiac disease.

A recent report from the Newnan Times-Herald reveals that several researchers are working on creating gluten-free pecan products.

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Iron deficiency in celiac disease is common problem

2014-08-27 17:30
Iron deficiency and celiac disease

Vitamin and mineral deficiencies are a common problem for people who suffer from celiac disease. Iron is one of the nutrients that is often an issue, and anemia can develop. Malabsorption can contribute to these issues and make the recovery process from anemia more difficult.

Iron deficiency affects an estimated 2 billion people around the world, so celiac disease patients are not the only ones with this problem.

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