Reliable Resources: Gut Health Websites
These are some of my favorite websites that provide reliable, evidence-based information on gut health and general health topics.
https://examine.com/An unbiased website reporting on nutrition and supplement research
https://foodandnutrition.org/Food & Nutrition Magazine® is published by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Some items on this website may require a subscription but other useful information is available free of charge..
http://sugarscience.ucsf.edu/SugarScience is the authoritative source for evidence-based, scientific information about sugar and its impact on health.
Integrative/ Functional Medicine information
https://integrativemedicine.arizona.edu/The University of Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine is leading the transformation of health care by training a new generation of health professionals and by empowering individuals and communities to optimize health and wellbeing through evidence-based, sustainable, integrative approaches. The website contains a list of providers by location as well as information on educational programs available to health care professionals and the public
International foundation for gastrointestinal disorders Evidence-based information regarding the diagnosis, management, and treatment of IBS
SIBO ( Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)
https://www.siboinfo.com/Dr. Alison Siebecker’s site for all things related to Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO).
https://sibocenter.com/2015/03/useful-websites-resources/SIBO center resource page. A great source of information for SIBO including recipes, conferences and more!
Celiac Disease And Gluten Intolerance
http://celiaccommunity.org/This is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide evidence-based support on the topics of celiac disease and gluten-related disorders. They are also involved in organizing
Camp Celiac, a yearly camp for children who must adhere to a strict gluten-free diet.
http://celiacnow.comThis site is produced by the Beth Israel/Harvard Celiac center. It is a fantastic resource for anyone wanting to learn more about celiac disease and gluten-related disorders.
https://www.cureceliacdisease.org/University of Chicago’s Celiac Center website. Check out their FAQ section, it is fantastic! If you are diagnosed with celiac disease in the last 12 months, sign up to receive their essentials kit-free of charge!
https://theceliacmd.com/celiac-disease-and-gluten-sensitivity-update-for-providers/ A link to my updated article explaining celiac disease vs gluten intolerance /sensitivity. This can be shared with health care providers, friends and family to help spread awareness.
https://www.monashfodmap.com/ The best source for information on the Low FODMAP diet. The diet was developed by researchers at Monash University in Australia. They continue to innovate to improve the lives of those with IBS.
http://www.katescarlata.com/ Indulge in recipes and information from Kate Scarlata on the topic of the Low FODMAP diet. Kate is one of the leading expert dietitians on the subject.
https://www.ibsfree.net/ Great information on IBS and the Low FODMAP diet from Patsy Catsos, RD. Patsy is one of the top, expert dietitians in the US on the topic of IBS and the Low FODMAP diet.
http://www.dysautonomiainternational.org/Dysautonomia International is a non-profit that seeks to improve the lives of individuals living with autonomic nervous system disorders through research, physician education, public awareness and patient empowerment programs.
THIS ARTICLE IS COPYRIGHTED BY AMY BURKHART, MD, RD.
Dr. Amy Burkhart is a doctor (M.D.), Registered Dietitian, R.D., and fellowship-trained in integrative medicine. She specializes in treating chronic digestive disorders from an integrative/functional medicine perspective.