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How to get my child with celiacs to gain weight? He likes to eat, but doesn't gain weight?
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In brief: Depends:
It takes time from initiation of the gluten free diet for the bowel to heal itself from the gluten injury.
After that, it's just the matter of patience. Remember that between about the ages of 12 months and 7 years, 4 pounds a year is adequate gain.

In brief: Depends:
It takes time from initiation of the gluten free diet for the bowel to heal itself from the gluten injury.
After that, it's just the matter of patience. Remember that between about the ages of 12 months and 7 years, 4 pounds a year is adequate gain.
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