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What does it mean to be on a gluten free diet?
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Think twice...
Skipping foods with wheat flour, barley, rye without knowing whether it's necessary can mean missing out on essential nutrients like iron & B vitamins.
And gluten-free fare can be most costly & caloric. Bottom line: if you suspect that you have a gluten sensitivity, get tested for celiac disease before you entirely eliminate gluten from your diet. (Ref. bhg.com)

In brief: Think twice...
Skipping foods with wheat flour, barley, rye without knowing whether it's necessary can mean missing out on essential nutrients like iron & B vitamins.
And gluten-free fare can be most costly & caloric. Bottom line: if you suspect that you have a gluten sensitivity, get tested for celiac disease before you entirely eliminate gluten from your diet. (Ref. bhg.com)
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Gluten containing
A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing gluten.
Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including kamut and spelt), barley, rye, malts and triticale. It is used as a food additive in the form of a flavoring, stabilizing or thickening agent, often as.

In brief: Gluten containing
A gluten-free diet is a diet that excludes foods containing gluten.
Gluten is a protein found in wheat (including kamut and spelt), barley, rye, malts and triticale. It is used as a food additive in the form of a flavoring, stabilizing or thickening agent, often as.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
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