drburkhart


Dr. Burkhart uses her knowledge in Western/conventional medicine in conjunction with her integrative medicine training to provide a unique perspective on health issues. Dr. Burkhart lives with celiac disease and has eight family members with celiac disease. She understands, on a very personal level, the challenges of living with a chronic health condition.

Gac Fruit: The Superfood You Have Never Heard Of

New to Gac fruit? You aren’t alone. Gac fruit is emerging as a new superfood for health and vitality (1). What is so special about this unusual looking fruit originating from Vietnam? And what is a superfood anyway? What Is Gac Fruit? Initially grown…

READ MORE

Why Gluten-Free Oreos Are A Big Deal

By Amy Burkhart, MD RD Gluten-free Oreos are coming to market soon. This is a big deal to a lot of people. While many folks on restricted diets are happy about gluten-free Oreos because an old favorite is available to them, for me, the…

READ MORE
SIBO and IBS- Image of young woman sitting on couch holding stomach. She is wearing jeans and a sweater and looks very uncomfortable.

What is SIBO? Is it connected to IBS or Gluten?

What Is SIBO? Are SIBO Symptoms Related To IBS Or Gluten? By Amy Burkhart, MD RD What Is SIBO?  What are the symptoms of SIBO? Is there a SIBO test? What about a SIBO diet?  Are SIBO, Gluten, and IBS intertwined? And most importantly,…

READ MORE
Picture of the word sugar written in sugar.

Sucrose intolerance: Sugar And Stomach Problems

Sucrose Intolerance: A Common Reason For Stomach Problems How Regular White Sugar Causes Digestive Issues Haven’t heard of sucrose intolerance? You aren’t alone. The symptoms of sucrose intolerance include bloating, gas, and/or diarrhea. These aren’t topics most people like to talk about, but they…

READ MORE
sucrose intolerance diet

The Sucrose Intolerance Diet: How To Get Started

The Sucrose Intolerance Diet may help relieve gut symptoms. New research finds that over a third of people with IBS and diarrhea may have sucrose intolerance. With over 35 million people in the U.S. alone suffering from IBS, that is a lot of sucrose…

READ MORE