The Importance of Gluten-Free Vitamins

More and more people are recognizing the importance of vitamins in health care – especially those that are gluten-free. A growing number of people in our health-conscious society are taking pains to seek out information on gluten-free vitamins and food supplements.

Studies show that vitamins in general are important to a person’s overall health. Most vitamins are available in the food we eat but not always in the right quantities. Also, vitamins and minerals are destroyed in much of the food we eat by high heat. Therefore, it is important to replace or supplement the nutrients that are lost.

Vitamin Deficiency in Health Care

Having a vitamin deficiency can cause many heath care problems. Maintaining the right balance is important to men’s health and women’s health. Problems are different for each gender, but both suffer from minor ailments such as sleep disorders, memory loss, poor digestion, enzyme loss, and low energy levels. Today, many are concerned about healthy skin, healthy bones, good cholesterol levels and weight loss.

Finding the right vitamin for your situation may help ward off serious problems later on. Doctors say that the longer you take vitamins the more substantial benefits there will be to your health. Read labels and see if the pills are protected from light by an opaque bottle. You do not want vitamins with artificial coloring or flavoring, sugar or gluten.

Dangers of Gluten

After many years of puzzling symptoms, health care providers have begun to recognize the threat gluten is to our system. Gluten is found most notably in wheat, rye and barley. Our diet has steadily increased in gluten consumption over the years. Along with that, many health care problems have arisen which are related to gluten in some people.

Not everyone has the same degree of gluten intolerance. Certain individuals are more predisposed than others because of their physical makeup. Symptoms of gluten intolerance are diarrhea, bloating, irritable bowel syndrome, food allergies and fatigue. Other conditions are now being associated with gluten intolerance. Common autoimmune disorders such as Type I diabetes and thyroid disease are linked to gluten. Also the bone and nervous systems can be affected, causing serious health care issues.

Choose the Best For You

Taking a gluten-free vitamin seems to be a good choice for everyone. If you already suffer with any of the symptoms that are irritated by gluten, it would be best to avoid consuming it with your vitamins. Make sure that the vitamins you take are going to help you to their full potential by taking the purest formula available.

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Deborah Farley

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Deborah Farley is the founder of Acupuncture Works, LLC in Lynchburg Virginia. She is licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Medicine as a Licensed Acupuncturist (L. Ac.) Learn More