So, it took 45 days of juicing
to heal her cheilitis. She also mentioned that she ate raw fruits and vegetables. Since raw fruits and vegetables are rich in enzymes, I'm really thinking this may be a lack of digestive enzymes problem. Heating or cooking destroys enzymes. Meat is hardest to digest. Digestive enzymes also reduce inflammation in the gut.
"Another major functional change in those with celiac disease is reduced output of digestive enzymes, acid, bile and other digestive factors. Through chronic malabsorption and malnutrition, the body is not adequately equipped to make these products to aid in digestion. The body's ability to break down proteins and carbohydrates and emulsify fats is greatly reduced, further contributing to maldigestion and malabsorption."