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Coeliac disease and gluten intolerance

Coeliac disease is a chronic enteropathy produced by gluten intolerance, specifically prolamines, which cause an atrophy of an intestinal villi, lesions on the mucosa of the proximal small intestine and malabsorption. Gastrointestinal symptoms are frequent, although non-gastrointestinal features are equally as common. There is limited knowledge about the natural history of coeliac disease. It is … Read more

Omega 3 – Dosage matters

Omega-3 consumption in diet and as supplements has long shown promise as a potential therapy to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. Just how much of these essential fats must be consumed for their protective benefits has remained a point of debate. A recent study reveals that omega-3 dosage matters when it comes … Read more