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celiac disease + Carbs can lead to malabsorption of foods!

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Hey guys.


I'll try to keep it short. 

I recently had tests done in Denmark and found all my food sensitivities, with the hope of getting better. It's been 5 years adhering a super strict diet. Nothing seemed to work as it should.

Let me rewind. A few years back I went on the SCD (simple carbohydrate diet). I was so thin and my weight rushed down every day. I couldn't keep any weight on me no matter how much I ate. Bmi of about 13-14, I was a constant skeleton outfit for halloween. Great for that one day of the year, not the rest ;P

After a ton of reading I came across "Breaking The Vicious Cycle", by Elaine Gottschall B.A. She explains why many diseases have carbohydrate issues, and how to solve it. At the time it didn't work. Fast forward. I adher strictly to the food sensitivity chart I got back from DK with all foods I don't react to, but still having digestive issues. Foods seem to go unprocessed. Oddly enough mostly quinoa and such. So the pieces begun to fall to place. I re-read the book, and sure enough it seem that poly and disaccharides can't get absorbed through the lining, feeding the bad bacteria, the bacteria makes mucus which again cover the lining even more, making it impossible to absorb, and creating this endless loop of malabsorbtion. Not only for those foods, but for EVERYTHING i ate in the same meals.  So how can we survive without carbos? Easy. Monosaccharides! Bananas, honey and the likes. They can pass through and get absorbed in the small intestines without being broken down. Their low sugar contents makes them ideal for celiacs, so we can eat a whole bunch without getting any issue. Before you go and chow down bananas as a substitute, make sure this is the root cause for you, and also try to do a fast for a day, then eat a ton of fiber with lots of water (add lemon and salt) to clear out your intestines. You don't want bacteria from old food rests gobbling on anything. 

So I've found some good charts. I prefer the one posted below. They will help aid in digestion.

Will report back, but I am 99% certain this will be the nail in the coffin to get my health back as I have already gone up about 20 kg from where I was just two years ago, mostly muscle mass. Besides eating well I take, a lot of supplements that Nordic Labs recommended, yes they are a lab, not doctors. They know their stuff, so if you got the money I highly recommend it, as these tests are brand new and very very precise. If it's too expensive to travel, call them, and get it arranged to send blood samples. 

I'll answer any questions to the best of my ability. Let me know if anything was unclear. 


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I found I bloat eating most grains, beans, and sugary fruits. Ended unchanging to a diet of mostly veggies, nuts, seeds, egg whites, and vegan protein powders, and just have 1-2 pieces of dried fruit with a meal normally banana chips, dates, figs sit best. I wil admit that chart combo is pretty good but I would think pumpkin would be in with squash if just the plain puree raw or raw pumpkin without the sugar. I find it goes down pretty well for me is one of my vitamin A rotations.


Diagnosed Issues
Celiac (Gluten Ataxia, and Villi Damage dia. 2014, Villi mostly healed on gluten-free diet 2017 confirmed by scope)
Ulcerative Colitis (Dia, 2017), ADHD, Bipolar, Asperger Syndrome (form of autism)
Allergies Corn, Whey
Sensitivities/Intolerances
Peanuts (resolved 2019), Cellulose Gel, Lactose, Soy, Yeast
Olives (Seems to have resolved or gone mostly away as of Jan, 2017), Sesame (Gone away as of June 2017, still slight Nausea)
Enzyme issues with digesting some foods I have to take Pancreatic Enzymes Since mine does not work right, additional food prep steps also
Low Tolerance for sugars and carbs (Glucose spikes and UC Flares)
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On 1/10/2017 at 11:18 AM, Ennis_TX said:

I found I bloat eating most grains, beans, and sugary fruits. Ended unchanging to a diet of mostly veggies, nuts, seeds, egg whites, and vegan protein powders, and just have 1-2 pieces of dried fruit with a meal normally banana chips, dates, figs sit best. I wil admit that chart combo is pretty good but I would think pumpkin would be in with squash if just the plain puree raw or raw pumpkin without the sugar. I find it goes down pretty well for me is one of my vitamin A rotations.

Yeah. If the stomach isn't fully healed then breaking down certain foods will be impossible. Obviously some of the foods in the chart won't work for everyone, but it's a good starting point. I think that, in combination with the SCD diet should, in fact, cure the issues for most true Celiacs. I am happy to hear that you at least have found some ways to eat which doesn't create problems.

The researcher and physician in Denmark put me on a bunch of natural high grade supplements to help stomach issues (they ain't cheap), and they worked amazing the first two months, but because of starches it has seemed to backfired. Maybe worth trying along side SCD diet?

This is the book I was referring to. It is a must read for all Celiacs. I can't believe it's not been promoted more. It's a life saver... http://www.breakingtheviciouscycle.info/


Life is a wonderful ride. Don't resist, hide in your thoughts or live in alternative realities. Open your eyes or you might miss out. It is happening right now. 

Work on becoming the strongest version of yourself, so you can help other people become stronger and better. - Elliot Hulse

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