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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many benefets: The benefits of whole grains most documented by repeated studies include: stroke risk reduced 30-36% type 2 diabetes risk reduced 21-30% heart dise ... Read More

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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Ill-defined: Both are "pop" restricted diets and there are quite a few people convinced that one or both has helped them subjectively despite their not being in a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Foster Carr
32 years experience General Practice
No: Gluten free diets are for people with celiac disease . If you do not have this disease then going on a gluten free diet is not necessary.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Not much unless...: Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associat ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Not much unless...: Gluten sensitive enteropathy is an inflammatory condition of the small bowel where its lining flattens after exposure to dietary gluten, with associat ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes, there is evidence that industrialized wheat in most processed foods has a higher percentage of gluten than heirloom varieties from a century ago. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
Depends: Everyone is a little different, but generally gluten can cause problems even in very small amounts, so either totally eliminate wheat as well as other ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: If you do not have gluten sensitivity or celiac, the gluten in bagels should be fine. Roughly 6 percent of the U.S. Population is gluten sensitive ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Gluten is a protein in all forms of wheat
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jill Carnahan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Gluten-free websites: There are many clearinghouse websites with gluten-free guides and information. Some of the best ones are http://www.Celiac.Org/, http://www.Celiac.Com ... Read More
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