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should i switch to a gluten free diet to stay healthy and lose weight?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
No.: You can be totally healthy and have great weight while still having gluten in the diet. Would it hurt to try a gluten free diet? Other than the pain in your pocketbook (it's expensive), you'll probably be fine. If you have things like bloating, belly pains, gas, diarrhea, and you think you have gluten sensitivity, that's a different matter and you should see your doctor. Good luck!

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