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What is epazote? What are the benefits of epazote?

Epazote: A natural way to decrease gas

An Herb Used In Cooking To Decrease Gas Epazote has been used for hundreds of years in traditional cooking Epazote is an herb commonly used in Latin cooking, predominantly in Southern Mexico. According to history, its use dates back thousands of years to the…

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Gluten Free Trip to Ecuador

Gluten Free In Ecuador

Traveling Gluten-Free In Ecuador Gluten-free travel tips for Ecuador are scarce. To make traveling to Ecuador easier for the next gluten-free traveler, I decided to diverge from my usual medical articles and share information about traveling gluten-free in Ecuador. It is a fantastic country,…

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Chicken Skin ¿El gluten causa queratosis pilaris (piel de gallina)?

Gluten And Keratosis Pilaris AKA Chicken Skin Rash

Does Gluten Cause Keratosis Pilaris (a.k.a. Chicken Skin)?By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Chicken skin is a term commonly used for the skin condition keratosis pilaris. According to “Dr. Google,” this rash on the backs of arms, cheeks, and thighs is made worse by eating…

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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…

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Couple reading a gluten free label on packaging

What Does Gluten-Free Mean? 2021 Update

What Is Gluten-Free? What We Know And What’s New For 2021?   By Amy Burkhart MD, RD What does gluten-free mean? It is still everywhere; labels, menus, and even in the movies! Let’s explain what gluten is, what gluten-free means in 2021. Let’s catch…

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