Mercury and Gluten Free Diet

Arsenic and Mercury in Rice: New Research from Dartmouth College

February 28, 2018

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Updated summary test report for […]

Mercury and the Gluten-Free Diet

Bottom line: Rice sent by Gluten Free Watchdog to the Trace Element Analysis Core Laboratory at Dartmouth College contained very small amounts of total mercury.
What is causing the concern about mercury and the gluten-free diet? Two recently published studies have caused concern about the gluten-free diet and mercury. The latest study “Unintended Consequences of a Gluten-Free Diet” published in the journal Epidemiology by Bulka CM et al, found higher levels of blood total mercury in people self-reporting following a gluten-free diet as […]