Does activated charcoal work after being glutened?

Does activated charcoal work after being glutened?

Activated charcoal has been trending for some time now, and many take it after being glutened, but does it actually work? Activated charcoal has its time and place, but after gluten exposure isn’t really one of them. It’s useful for binding toxins, but has not been shown to effectively bind gluten protein. While it won’t…

Celiac vs. Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Different Conditions Both Worth Respect

Celiac vs. Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity: Different Conditions Both Worth Respect

I’ve experienced living on both sides of this diagram. For many years, before I finally got a celiac diagnosis, I thought I had non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) (sometimes referred to as gluten intolerance). I remember countless times being in restaurants, requesting a gluten-free menu, and the waiter asking “is this an allergy? or celiac?”, me…

It’s about time we bust this myth about weight in untreated celiac.

It’s about time we bust this myth about weight in untreated celiac.

The most infuriating and sad thing a client has ever told me was, “it took me so long to get diagnosed because my doctor said overweight people don’t have celiac.” At best, this is utterly untrue. At worst, it’s a damaging assumption that dismisses the individual and prolongs or prevents them from receiving care. Weight…