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Arsenic and Mercury in Rice: New Research from Dartmouth College

February 28, 2018

Note: If you are a subscriber to Gluten Free Watchdog, summary test reports for both arsenic and mercury will be reposted with minor updates. Reposting these reports allows the entire community of current subscribers (and all new subscribers if they subscribe before May 28, 2018) to access this information regardless of subscription level (Watchdog or Premium). Please wait until you receive email notification that the reports have posted before trying to access them.

Updated summary test report for […]

Gluten Free Watchdog Now Testing Rice-Based Gluten-Free Foods for Arsenic

Update: Test results have been posted for breakfast cereals, pastas, flours/mixes, rice grain, breads, and misc. rice products. Please visit the Product Reports page for more information. 

The first batch of test results will post this week on Gluten Free Watchdog. Five popular gluten-free brands of breakfast cereals were tested for arsenic, namely General Mills Rice Chex, Kellogg’s Rice Krispies, Erewhon Cocoa Crispy, Enjoy Life Foods Perky’s Crunchy Rice, and Cream of Rice. The next batch of products to be […]

Survey on Rice Consumption: Impact on Inorganic Arsenic Intake

Poster Presentation from ICDS: Survey on Rice Consumption among US Adults with Celiac Disease: Impact on Inorganic Arsenic Intake

If we missed seeing you at ICDS2013 here is the link to the poster. Brian and I also presented on the issue of arsenic and rice at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference.

Full size poster which looks best on screens and can be printed letter size with “resize to fit.”

Letter size poster which can be printed as is.

Please […]

Arsenic and Rice: Update for Gluten-Free Consumers

I first covered the issue of arsenic and rice in 2009 at the urging of a concerned consumer. That initial article can be accessed at http://www.glutenfreedietitian.com/newsletter/gluten-free-diet-arsenic-and-rice/. The present article could not have been written without the helpful and generous email correspondence from arsenic researchers at Dartmouth College.

Arsenic is a naturally occurring element that is found in both organic (carbon-containing) and inorganic (non-carbon-containing) forms. It may be present in soil, water, and air. Inorganic arsenic is a known carcinogen and […]

Folks are sometimes curious about my diet asking, “What foods do you normally eat?”

In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2018,

A series of bites, barks, tail wags, face licks, and pant tugs from Gluten Free Watchdog

May 20, 2018

Gluten Free Watchdog Tail Wag, Post # 20

Folks frequently reach out asking whether or not I eat a particular food, such as oats, or what I do in certain situations, such as restaurants. Just last week, I was asked, “What foods do you normally eat?”

Consequently, I decided it would be worthwhile to update a post […]

Which of these nutrients may be found in low amounts in gluten-free diets as typically followed worldwide?

In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2018,

A series of bites, barks, tail wags, face licks, and pant tugs from Gluten Free Watchdog

May 15, 2018

Gluten Free Watchdog Pant Tug, Post # 15

Question: Which of these nutrients may be found in low amounts in gluten-free diets as typically followed worldwide?

Carbohydrates
Fiber
Iron
Folate
Niacin
Vitamin B12
Calcium
Phosphorous
Zinc

Answer: All of them

There are currently discussions on social media pertaining to the nutritional adequacy and general healthfulness of the gluten-free […]

Folks sometimes ask me, What does the Gluten Free Watchdog eat?

In Honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Gluten Free Watchdog is writing a series of articles (the goal is one per day during the month of May) related to the gluten-free diet–currently the ONLY treatment for celiac disease. 

Post (#27)…

Subscribers to Gluten Free Watchdog frequently reach out to me asking whether or not I eat a particular food, such as oats, or what I do in certain situations, such as restaurants.

Before answering the general question about what I eat along with […]

What I Ate Wednesday Registered Dietitian Edition

What I Ate Wednesday Registered Dietitian Edition (#WIAWRD)

WIAWRD was not something I had heard of until last week when Debra Riedesel, owner of the websites cyclediet.com and sensitivedietitian.com “tagged” me to write about what I ate Wednesday. To read Debra’s post click here. Obviously, the content of this post is different from what you usually find in this space but it is always interesting to learn about what other people actually eat—right??

My food restrictions include gluten, dairy, and eggs. […]

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