Celiac Disease is on the Rise..Why and What You Need to Know

Celiac Disease is on the Rise..Why and What You Need to Know

Celiac Disease has risen to epic proportions since the 1950’s. It has doubled every 15 years since 1974, according to reports, and now affects 1 in every 100 Americans. What exactly is Celiac Disease? It is a discorder triggered by gluten. Gluten is a proten commonly found in barley, wheat, rye possibly oats, and some everyday products such as lipstick, vitamins and lip balm. When these products are consumed, a damaging reaction occurs, creating the inability to absorb certain nutrients. This then can lead to vitamin deficiencies and malnutrition even…

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