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Fonio grain with vegetables in a bowl

Fonio: A New Gluten-free Grain

A Gluten-Free Superfood Fonio is a staple “grain” in West African countries and is slowly gaining popularity in the US. It is packed with nutrition, and flavor, and adds a new twist to any kitchen.  It may not yet be on your radar, but…

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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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Gac Fruit: The Superfood You Have Never Heard Of

New to Gac fruit? You aren’t alone. Gac fruit is emerging as a new superfood for health and vitality (1). What is so special about this unusual looking fruit originating from Vietnam? And what is a superfood anyway? What Is Gac Fruit? Initially grown…

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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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rice dish in bowl rice in arsenic is a concern on a gluten free diet

Arsenic in Rice & Gluten-Free Diet

Arsenic In Rice Should Gluten-Free Dieters Be Worried? Arsenic in rice-should you be worried? Rice is a staple component of the gluten-free diet, so many who follow the diet are concerned. A Consumer Reports video segment titled “Why Your Child Should Eat Less Rice”…

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