The Gluten-Free Diet in the 3rd Millennium: Rules, Risks and Opportunities
AbstractThe gluten-free diet has long been considered the standard treatment for celiac disease. However, a significant number of patients continue to experience persistent symptoms despite following a gluten-free diet. Inadvertent gluten ingestion, fermentable carbohydrates, cross-contamination, and social or financial burdens present obstacles to maintaining a gluten-free diet. Proper diet education and follow-up by an expert Registered Dietitian (RD) is essential to ensure adequate nutrition on the gluten-free diet. Patients may experience unintended weight gain or elevated cholesterol levels after initiating the gluten-free diet due to adequate absorption and healing of the intestines. This review deals with the evolving gluten-free diet, optimal recommendations while considering the overall health of patients, and multi-factorial aspects of the permanent lifestyle change. View Full-Text
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Welstead, L. The Gluten-Free Diet in the 3rd Millennium: Rules, Risks and Opportunities. Diseases 2015, 3, 136-149.
Welstead L. The Gluten-Free Diet in the 3rd Millennium: Rules, Risks and Opportunities. Diseases. 2015; 3(3):136-149.Chicago/Turabian Style
Welstead, Lori. 2015. "The Gluten-Free Diet in the 3rd Millennium: Rules, Risks and Opportunities." Diseases 3, no. 3: 136-149.