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Nutrients 2017, 9(8), 846; doi:10.3390/nu9080846

Gluten-Free Diet Indications, Safety, Quality, Labels, and Challenges

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Department of Gastroenterology, Milton Keynes University Hospital, Milton Keynes MK6 5LD, UK
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Allied Health and Social Sciences, Institute of Health and Society University of Worcester, Worcester WR2 6AJ, UK
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Freelance Nutrition Therapist, Manchester M33 5PD, UK
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Department of Gastroenterology, Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, Luton LU4 0DZ, UK
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Received: 23 July 2017 / Revised: 27 July 2017 / Accepted: 31 July 2017 / Published: 8 August 2017
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Abstract

A gluten-free diet (GFD) is the safest treatment modality in patient with coeliac disease (CD) and other gluten-related disorders. Contamination and diet compliance are important factors behind persistent symptoms in patients with gluten related-disorders, in particular CD. How much gluten can be tolerated, how safe are the current gluten-free (GF) products, what are the benefits and side effects of GFD? Recent studies published in Nutrients on gluten-free products’ quality, availability, safety, as well as challenges related to a GFD are discussed. View Full-Text
Keywords: gluten-free diet; coeliac disease; non-coeliac gluten sensitivity gluten-free diet; coeliac disease; non-coeliac gluten sensitivity
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Rostami, K.; Bold, J.; Parr, A.; Johnson, M.W. Gluten-Free Diet Indications, Safety, Quality, Labels, and Challenges. Nutrients 2017, 9, 846.

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