Cloverdale Pharmasave Health Centre
5778 176A Street
Surrey, British Columbia
V3S 4H3
P: 604-576-2888
F: 604-576-2882
Store Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays: 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: CLOSED

Pharmasave Steveston Village
105 - 12420 No. 1 Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V7E 6N2
P: 604.232.0159
F: 604.232.0526
Store Hours:

Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sundays: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Statutory Holidays: CLOSED

 

Q: I have Coeliac Disease and Gluten sensitivity..

February 1, 2010

Q: I have Coeliac Disease and Gluten sensitivity.  Is there a supplement that will enable me to dine out safely?

Dr. Henry Cheng: When you dine out you can order gluten free dishes but sometimes the sauces or spices they use may still contain ingredients that you are allergic to.  Take 2 capsules of Gluten Defense (Enzymatic Therapy) just before the meal.  This supplement contains a specific enzyme called DPP IV for digesting gluten and casein.   It also contains amylase, lipase, phytase, lactase, cellulose, and sucrase.   Gluten Defense can be taken with every meal but it is most helpful when you eat foods that are doubtful as when you try new recipes, when you eat at a friend’s place or in a restaurant.   The disease is not going to go away, but you will have a freer lifestyle with Gluten Defense.

Henry Cheng is a medical graduate of the University of London, England and is now Natural Products Consultant at Pharmasave Health Centre Downtown Cloverdale.

 

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