Nutrition Management - Nutrition and Celiac disease


  Nutrition and Celiac disease

Celiac disease: In celiac disease one cannot digest gluten properly. It is an autoimmune disorder of small intestine. Symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea and fatigue. In celiac disease absorption of all the macronutrients is reduced.

Dietary guidelines:

  • Iron deficiency anemia is common with celiac disease. optimize dietary sources with iron.
  • The gluten free diet are low in iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium , vitamin b12 and fiber. Hence daily vitamin and mineral supplementation is necessary.
  • Eat sprouted nuts and seeds.
  • Add omega 3 rich foods in your diet.

Foods to eat:

  • Rice
  • Rice bran
  • Arrowroot
  • Flax seeds
  • Soy
  • Legumes
  • Potato
  • Corn
  • Sago
  • Sorghum
  • Amaranth
  • Tapioca
  • Millets
  • Malt vinegar

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