Answers from a Dietitian®

Tackling Your Questions

Have a question for a registered dietician? Questions can be submitted on any gluten-free topic.

We look forward to helping you in your pursuit of a happy and healthy gluten-free life! 

Sponsored by Gluten Detective

Have a question? Submit it to "Answers from a Dietitian®"


Note: Answers from a Dietitian® is intended for general questions about celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and/or the gluten-free diet. The information below is not intended nor suited to be a replacement or substitute for professional medical treatment or for professional medical advice relative to a specific medical question or condition. The information is not intended to establish a patient/provider relationship. Consult your doctor or nutritionist regarding specific individual health needs.

01/17/2012

Brie Cheese: Gluten-Free or Not?

Is brie gluten-free?

01/10/2012

Is Cheez Whiz Gluten-Free?

01/10/2012

Mounds Candy Bars

My mom has celiac disease and she loves Mounds candy bars. Is that okay for her?

11/08/2011

Which Gluten-Free Labels Can I Trust?

I've just read the Q&A about de-glutenized wheat, which prompted another question: I have sometimes gotten sick after eating products that say they have tested to < 20 ppm. Can I believe any gluten-free labels?

11/08/2011

Hypothyroidism and the Gluten-Free Diet

Can a gluten-free diet help hypothyroidism?

11/01/2011

EGD, Colonoscopy and Leaky Gut

Last January, my EGD (upper endoscopy) & colonoscopy showed villi damage. Regarding the comments about leaky gut, wouldn't my doctor have been able to see if I had a leaky gut and told me then? He did not mention it, and with all the info on celiac I have learned about it. Now I'm wondering if that is why I still do not feel good a lot of the time. Thanks.

11/01/2011

Pregnant and Worried about Gluten-Free Nutrition

I am pregnant and worried that my gluten-free diet might be causing issues for me. Are there any resources for pregnant celiacs to ensure all dietary needs are met?

10/25/2011

Should I Take Probiotics?

If I have been following a gluten-free diet for more than 2 years and am not having any digestive symptoms, would I benefit from taking probiotics other than what is in yogurt?

10/25/2011

Gluten-Free for 3 Weeks and Still Not Feeling Well

Coco was just diagnosed with celiac disease after battling tummy issues for years. She is 10. We have cut gluten from her diet, but are wondering if cross-contamination, even a crumb, can trigger a reaction? We are very careful but her tummy still hurts. She has been gluten-free for 3 weeks.

10/18/2011

Blood Test Numbers After Celiac Diagnosis

How long on average does it take the celiac numbers to start to drop after starting a gluten-free diet? My daughter's 6-month blood test was still very high.

10/18/2011

How to Make Gluten-Free Cakes Fluffy

Is there anything that can be done to make [gluten-free] cakes and breads fluffy as opposed to thick and sticky?

10/04/2011

De-glutenized Wheat

I just noticed for the first time yesterday on a label it said, "de-glutenized wheat." The same for corn. What does this mean? The label also said it was gluten-free.

10/04/2011

"May Contain" Warnings on Gluten-Free Products

Why do so many products say "may contain traces of wheat"? This is on boxes of plain rice, cans of plain beans, and so much more. Help!

09/27/2011

Celiac and Diverticulitis

I have just been diagnosed with diverticulitis and also have celiac. Food choices are becoming more challenging for me. I am also allergic to raw (fresh) fruits and vegetables. Any suggestions for a healthy meal plan? Thank you for your time.

09/13/2011

Gluten-Free and Low-Glycemic Diet

My physician has advised me to go on a gluten-free diet and also switch to a low-glycemic diet. Are you aware of sugar causing problems for celiacs? I've seen nothing about that.

09/06/2011

Carb Lover with Celiac

Can someone who has loved carbs and gluten all their life have celiac disease or gluten intolerance?

09/06/2011

Modified Food Starch

When modified food starch is listed in the ingredients and the “contains” statement does not list wheat, is it okay to eat?

08/30/2011

Rehydrating After Diarrhea

What's the best way to rehydrate after a bout of diarrhea? Nutritional supplements, sports drinks, water, or something else?

08/23/2011

How Long Until I Feel Better?

I am in the process of going gluten-free, and I am being tested for celiac disease now. I have been sick for 3 years now. How long will it take for me to feel better? Will I see some improvement right away? Help please.

08/23/2011

Gluten-Free Restaurants and Small Appetite

Could you share a good source for restaurants that cater to celiacs? Also, is it common for celiacs to have no/limited appetite, nausea, and eat smaller meals? Thank you!

08/15/2011

Gluten and Acne

Does gluten cause acne?

08/09/2011

Looking for a Dietitian

I have celiac and I need a good doctor or dietitian. I live in the Branson, MO area. Any help would be appreciated.

08/09/2011

Is Maltodextrin Safe for Celiacs?

Are products with maltodextrin okay for patients with celiac disease?

08/02/2011

Highly Nutritious Fruits & Vegetables

Which fruit or vegetable is the most nourishing?

07/26/2011

Going Gluten-Free for Hashimoto's

My husband was diagnosed with Hashimoto's. What is the easiest way to transition to gluten-free?

Showing 51-75 of 116
1 2 3 4 5




Ask Your Question!

Please review our guidelines for Answers from a Dietitian® before submitting your question.


OUR SPONSORS & PARTNERS