Keyword: diet

Should we eliminate gluten from all foods?

Although popular culture promotes a gluten-free diet as a healthier way to eat, there is no scientific evidence that proves such a claim to be true. In fact, studies have shown the risk of essential nutrient deficiency in those who don’t have a medical reason for following a gluten-free diet. We recommend that anyone who… Read more »

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I feel better when I remove gluten from my diet, is that okay?

Although popular culture promotes a gluten-free diet as a healthier way to eat, there is no scientific evidence that proves such a claim to be true. In fact, studies have shown the risk of essential nutrient deficiency in those that do not have a medical reason for following a gluten-free diet. We recommend that anyone… Read more »

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Is it possible to completely eliminate gluten from my diet?

Celiacs must be aware that trace amounts of gluten (remaining gluten residual, cross-contamination, gluten in naturally gluten-free products) will be practically impossible to avoid. A safe limit of intake for most celiacs is less than 100 mg per day, though some do react with as little as 10 mg.

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