What’s the Link Between Celiac Disease and Iron Deficiency?

Celiac disease is a digestive disorder in which gluten – a protein found in wheat – damages the lining of the small intestine, which is the same part of the gut that absorbs nutrients from food. According to the Canadian Digestive Health Foundation, it is believed that 333,000 Canadians (approximately 1% of the population) are … Continue reading What’s the Link Between Celiac Disease and Iron Deficiency?

Are Athletes At-Risk for Developing Iron Deficiency?

Wait right there! Thinking of skipping past this article because you don’t exactly consider yourself an athlete? Well, when it comes to iron deficiency in athletes, you don’t need to be a professional athlete or out running regular marathons, recreational athletes should know about the possible risks too. Iron deficiency in athletes is a bit … Continue reading Are Athletes At-Risk for Developing Iron Deficiency?