Gluten Free


Woman reading a gluten free label

Clarifying the Gluten-Free Label Rule

Gluten-Free Labeling By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Explaining the gluten-free labeling rule The FDA’s gluten-free labeling rule has a significant impact on the ability of people with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity to safely choose products at the grocery store. This is the…

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steak on a plate with tomato contains meat glue which may be a cause of autoimmune disease

Is Meat Glue A Cause Of Autoimmune Disease?

Research Shows Meat Glue May Trigger Some Autoimmune Disease What is meat glue? And what does it have to do with autoimmune disease? There are likely many reasons autoimmune diseases get “triggered.” Research continues to show that meat glue may be one of them.…

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Can Celiac Disease Be Contagious?

My Celiac Disease is “Contagious” How can celiac disease be contagious? It is an autoimmune disease. You can’t “catch” celiac disease, but the number of people with celiac disease is rising. Why? The “Spread” When I moved to California, neither celiac disease nor the…

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POTS syndrome and gluten. Diet can affect POTS syndrome. Image is man with feet up on desk. He is sleeping

POTS Syndrome And Gluten: A Connection

POTS Syndrome And Gluten By Amy Burkhart MD, RD Does Gluten Worsen Pots Syndrome Symptoms?   POTS syndrome and gluten have a connection. But what exactly is POTS syndrome? While it has been recently reported as a long-haul symptom of COVID-19, evidence is also…

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