Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition caused by intake of gluten or wheat derivatives and can result in a wide range of symptoms (including weight gain and weight loss). Perhaps the best known of the symptoms are malnutrition and inability to absorb vitamins and nutrients from your diet (often resulting in weight loss)
Gluten-free diet high in vitamins and nutrients Mobile High calorie foods.
Sneaky sources of calories as GF cheeses nuts soy yogurt and guacamole.
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Stop loss caused by celiac disease by immediately cutting out all traces of gluten in the diet. If a gluten free diet has already been completed and then try to keep a patient attitude with the healing process which can often take months to a year before the lining of the intestine is unable to absorb nutrients.
Check your lifestyle for hidden sources of gluten. Wheat and gluten proteins and ingredients may be hidden in makeup skin care shampoo and conditioner sunscreen bug repellents and even vitamins. This can result in continued damage to the intestine and an inability to gain weight.
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Place the focus on calories especially when recovering from a celiac disease episode. Try to choose foods that are naturally high in calories and contains healthy fat (while being free of gluten). Create meals with avocado healthy oils (like olive or peanut) rich soy yogurt eggs lean protein peanut butters and a variety of nuts. For example try sprinkling walnuts and dried fruit on top morning cereal or add peanut butter chopped fruit and gluten-free cream cheese to a GF packet for a snack.
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Increase carbohydrate consumption at every meal. This may seem almost impossible when bread and pasta are not a part of your diet but adding gluten-free products like spaghetti rice bagels or cereal for every meal can help you gain healthy weight.
Take every chance you can get to sneak nutrients and calories in the diet. Try mixing gluten-free yogurt soy coffee creamer frozen berries and flaxseed oil into a smoothie (add raw eggs for extra protein if necessary). Just add GF cheese salsa and vegetables for omelettes or make healthy dips with edamame mayonnaise tofu and guacamole can sneak extra nutrients in their diet.
Tips and Warnings
Be sure to incorporate a gluten-free multivitamin to your diet for additional nutrients.
Try adding healthy liquid supplements that GF hemp shake powder kefir whey protein or gluten-free ice to drinks when possible (for extra calories and vitamins).