Follow up on Nutrient Absorption and Importance of Vitamins in Celiacs

Keeping your heart healthy...

Keeping your heart healthy...

You may have read my previous post on common nutritional deficiencies found in individuals with celiac disease. If not, go read it here.
Today I read a post by Mike at the Gluten Free Blog about the positive benefits of supplementing with the nutrients that are commonly lacking-Vitamin B6, B12 and folate. Specifically what they examined was the effect of these nutrients on homocysteine levels. High levels of homocysteine are correlated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Regular B Vitamin supplementation appeared to have a positive effect. It certainly appears to be something worth looking into.
To read the full post on the Gluten Free Blog, click here.

Filed Under: celiac diseaseGluten Freenutrition

Tags:

About the Author:

RSSComments (0)

Trackback URL

Leave a Reply

Log in here!