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The Pastore Podcast

Oct 25, 2019

Dr. Pastore covers the typical nutritional deficiencies the newly diagnosed celiac patient may experience, the mistakes practitioners make when attempting to correct these deficiencies, and what YOU can do to be your own health-care advocate.


He then explains why those with celiac diseases (following a gluten-free diet or not), or even those with a gluten intolerance are more at risk to pneumococcal infections such as bronchitis, sinusitis, meningitis, and sepsis and what you can do to prevent this.


Blood test names:

Vitamin D: 25-hydroxy vitamin D


Magnesium: Magnesium, RBC


Omega 3 fatty acids (EPA/DHA): EPA/DHA plasma & red blood cell membrane analysis


Zinc: Serum or plasma zinc concentration


Iron: Serum Iron & Transferrin & TIBC (total iron binding capacity)& UIBC (unsaturated iron-binding capacity) & Serum ferritin



Food sources for each vitamin/nutrient/mineral:










Vitamin D:


Omega 3 EPA:


Omega 3 DHA: