Celiac Disease


Fonio grain with vegetables in a bowl

Fonio: A New Gluten-free Grain

FonioA Gluten-Free Superfood By Amy Burkhart MD, RD   Fonio is a staple “grain” in West African countries and is slowly gaining popularity in the US. It is packed with nutrition, and flavor, and adds a new twist to any kitchen. It may not…

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Wine and cheese being served on a tray. Both can trigger symptoms in mast cell activation syndrome / MCAS. These can trigger MCAS symptoms

MCAS Symptoms: Headaches, Hives, Heartburn & More

Mast Cell Activation Syndrome (MCAS)MCAS Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment By Amy Burkhart MD, RD   Mast cell activation syndrome, MCAS, is blamed for symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, constipation, pain, headaches, rashes, fatigue, palpitations, and more. MCAS symptoms can be triggered by foods such as…

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What is pots syndrome. A woman with POTS after covid is laying on a couch with her feet up in the air

POTS Syndrome Symptoms & Covid Connection

POTS Syndrome SymptomsExplaining POTS and its connection to COVID By Amy Burkhart MD, RD POTS ( Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome) is making headlines. It is being seen after Covid infections, even if Covid was mild or asymptomatic. But what is POTS Syndrome? What are…

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broken red lip image to mimic pain that may be caused by both canker and cold sores. And how does gluten affect either?

Cold Sores Vs. Canker Sores and Gluten

Canker Sore Vs. Cold SoreDoes gluten cause them? And how are they different? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Canker sores vs. cold sores, how are they different? And how are canker sores and cold sores affected by gluten? Many consider both canker sores and…

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Vitamin Toxicity And Gluten Free Diet- Image is three containers that look like fruit that are overflowing with vitamins and supplements

Four Vitamin Toxicities on a Gluten-Free Diet

The Danger Of Vitamin Toxicity On A Gluten-Free Diet By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Updated 2023 A gluten-free diet can lead to vitamin deficiencies. This is well known. But what about vitamin toxicities in a gluten-free dieter? Why would this happen? Vitamin D, iron,…

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