Gut Health


Young woman holding coffee cup and kleenex who is still sick after going gluten free

Symptoms After Going “Gluten Free”? Here’s Why

5 Reasons For Ongoing Symptoms On A Gluten-Free Diet By Amy Burkhart MD, RD    Do you have gluten intolerance or celiac disease? On a gluten-free diet, but still, have symptoms? Here are the top 5 reasons you may not be feeling well even…

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Are supplements to digest gluten safe and useful?

Supplements To Digest Gluten Do they work? By Amy Burkhart MD, RD 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.…

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Fingernail changes in IBS, Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease

Fingernail changes in IBS, Gluten Sensitivity and Celiac Disease Fingernails: A Window To Your Health By Amy Burkhart MD, RD If you suffer from digestive issues such as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), FODMAP intolerance, or gluten sensitivity, fingernails may reveal more about your health…

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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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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 According to “Dr. Google,” the tiny bumps commonly known as “chicken skin rash”  are made worse by gluten. The rash is seen on the backs of arms, cheeks, and thighs. Can…

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