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are gluten free foods healthier?

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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Not necessarily : Of course by avoiding gluten many bad foods are excluded but being gluten free does not make it neccessarily more healthy then another product.
Answered on Jul 7, 2012

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