Tag Archives: autoimmune disease

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Big Wheat Wants You to Think a Gluten-Free Diet is Dangerous—Don’t Buy It

The wheat industry gave some money to some food scientists and a behavioral economist from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to try to figure out “why gluten-free foods have become so popular among those who aren’t medically required to avoid gluten.” . It’s also no secret that most gluten-free snacks are nutritionally inferior to comparable non-gluten-free…

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January 18, 2021

Thyroid Autoimmune Disease

Thyroid Autoimmune Disease Autoimmune thyroid disease occurs when the immune system attacks its own thyroid cells. This may result in reducing or even destroying the thyroid. Factors that may contribute to endocrine disease of the thyroid include viral infection, underlying disease, autoimmunity, congenital factors, gender, ethnicity, dietary iodine intake, and environmental factors among others. Thyroid…

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December 29, 2014