Tag Archives: Intestine

Yeast Intolerance Symptoms

Yeast is a very common fungi present in the most of the food items and many people show intolerance towards it, which means their body is incapable of digestion lactose, which is the main and basic compound of yeast. Yeast intolerance means that their body’s over produce Candida.  Candida is a group of yeast-like fungi that lives in moist areas of the body, including the mouth, intestines and vagina.  Helpful bacteria within the body can also be killed off by antibiotics causing the fungus grows rapidly as well.

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Oat Intolerance

Oat intolerance is what is known as Celiac Disease. This means that the body’s immune system reacts to certain substances as though they were causing harm and were an enemy therefore launching an immune response attack. This can be problematic to one’s health of course and cause dietary problems as a suitable replacement for oats is needed. It is not uncommon for people to have celiac disease associated with wheat, barley and rye but recent studies have shown that it is now also associated with intolerance to oat.

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Celiac disease

What is Celiac disease and how does it affect us?  Celiac disease is a state in which the lining within the walls of the small intestine are prevented from absorbing crucial food elements needed for the overall health of the body. The lining of the intestinal walls have sections containing villi, which assist in the body absorbing the nutrients as they pass through the area.  As a result of the immune systems attack against the glutens found in the food that is eaten, the villi in those walls are damaged. Irrespective of how much food is consumed by the patient, the lining in those intestinal walls will not absorb the nutrients, leaving the patient to suffer the effects of malnutrition in spite of large volumes of food being eaten.  It occurs when the patient consumes cereals such as barley, wheat, rye, and even oats which contain gluten although the exact cause of Celiac disease is generally not known.

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