February 21, 2012

Local restaurants responding to gluten-free trend


…That damage is from a reaction to eating gluten.  In this country, one out of 133 people is affected.  Dr. Jim Zighelboim has studied digestive disorders for years. "Celiac disease is caused by an intolerance to certain food items; specifically wheat, barley and rye," says Dr. Zighelboim…"It's a very restrictive diet because when you think about it, a lot of the foods that we eat have these ingredients," Dr. Zighelboim responds…If you'd like to learn more about gluten free foods, staff members from the Mayo Clinic will be at the Oakwood Mall on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. to answer questions.

WQOW, by Mike Joyce, 02/20/2012

Tags: Allergy, celiac disease, Dr. Jim Zighelboim, gluten, gluten free foods, Oakwood Mall

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