The intestines are divided into two parts; small intestine or small intestine and large intestine or colon. The first allows the assimilation of nutrients and the second, the disposal of waste. Constipation and diarrhea are very common problems in our society which is preventable.
Celiac disease is one of the complex and multifactorial autoimmune diseases. It is caused by a permanent intolerance to gluten (contained in several cereals such as rye, oats, wheat, barley and triticale) which causes inflammatory destruction of the small intestine.