Celiac Disease


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 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, B vitamins,…

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What Is Mild Celiac Disease?

What Does “Mild” Celiac Disease Mean? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD I see many people who are told they have “mild celiac disease.” “ What does that mean?” Do they need a strictly gluten-free diet? Can they “cheat” once in a while since it…

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Reasons People Follow A Gluten-Free Diet

7 Types of Gluten-Free Dieters What are the reasons people follow a gluten-free diet? Chefs and restaurant employees are baffled and irritated when they meticulously accommodate a gluten-free dining request, only to see the same person diving into the breadbasket. Some people on a…

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What Causes Celiac Disease?

Amy Burkhart MD RD What Is The Cause Of  Celiac Disease? One possible answer What causes celiac disease? How can someone who has eaten gluten their entire life suddenly become ill after ingesting it? Researchers may be close to finding an answer to these…

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The Mental Toll of the Gluten-Free Diet

The Mental Effects Of Following A Gluten-Free Diet The term “gluten-free” is now commonplace in our daily lives. Because of gluten’s popularity, people believe adhering to a gluten-free diet is easy. Gluten-free food is everywhere. Thus people assume it must be a simple diet…

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