Gluten Free


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Got Glutened? Are You Sure?

Have You Been “Glutened”? Can a home test help you find out if gluten is causing your symptoms? Got ” glutened”? An at-home test claims to help you determine whether or not gluten is the cause of your symptoms. The tests currently used to…

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Are supplements to digest gluten safe and useful?

Supplements To Digest Gluten Are the enzyme supplements to digest gluten safe? Do they work? Can we use them? Is there any risk? Many variations of these products are being offered, and people are buying them. However, we will examine how marketing’s power often…

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Tests For Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance/Sensitivity

Testing For Celiac Disease And Gluten Intolerance   How do you test for celiac disease and gluten intolerance? The information on this topic can be dizzying. Let’s simplify it. Celiac Disease Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that occurs in 1/100 people. Gluten is…

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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 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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