Vitamins and Minerals


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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Cashews and Almonds in bowl. Both eaten to avoid magnesium deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency: Symptoms & Treatment

Magnesium Deficiency Is Common by Amy Burkhart MD, RD Why talk about magnesium? Magnesium deficiency is common and difficult to measure with blood tests. Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in our bodies (following Calcium, Phosphorus, and Potassium). It is vital to health.…

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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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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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