August 1st, 2012

Why Gluten-Free Diets Are Not Just a Fad

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Do you know someone trying out the latest food fad? That would be the gluten-free diet. However, for some, it's actually a recommended treatment for what researchers say is an underdiagnosed disease: celiac disease. "Simplistically, it's an allergic reaction to a protein in certain grains," explained Dr. Sandra Cepoi, who works at the Mayo Clinic Health System in La Crosse.

 

WKBT La Crosse by Lou Hillman

Tags: celiac disease, Dr. Sandra Cepoi, gluten-free diet, Mayo Clinic Health System, Research, Wellness, WKBT La Crosse

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