The purported (unproven) benefits of a gluten-free diet
(GFD) have propelled them into the mainstream outside the settings of celiac disease, dermatitis herpetiformis, and wheat allergy.
A strict gluten-free diet
should be implemented as soon as possible, and dapsone can be tapered approximately 2-3 months after initiation as to avoid potential adverse effects with long-term treatment at higher doses.
48) Likewise, osteopenia is also a well-documented consequence of the disease, which is demonstrated to recover with adherence to a gluten-free diet
New Questions on Assessing Response to Gluten-Free Diet
in Celiac Disease
A gluten-free diet
is also more likely to lead to "inadequate amounts of fiber," resulting in constipation and other gastrointestinal issues (University of Wisconsin Health, 2015).
Coeliac disease, a gastrointestinal condition managed solely through a lifelong gluten-free diet
, affects one in 100 Australians.
Stuffed Pepper founder, Heather Jacobsen spent more than a decade on the gluten-free diet
, but still battled digestive distress, fatigue and other chronic complaints.
Although there is some debate over how healthy a gluten-free diet
is for those who do not have celiac disease, the percentage of Americans who say they are attempting to include gluten-free food in their diet shows how widespread the practice is.
Some of the benefit that results from consuming a gluten-free diet
may be due to the elimination of wheat, which is a major source of fructans (one of the FODMAPs--see above).
We worked around my gluten-free diet
and I began to check every label of foods I was thinking of buying in the supermarket.
A mostly gluten-free diet
won't work," I explained to her.
The increased diagnosis of coeliac disease in recenttimescombined with improving awareness of non-coeliac gluten sensitivity, and an influx of people who adopt a gluten-free diet
as a lifestyle choice are all significant contributors to the category's growth, an area of particular interest to Professor David Sanders, Consultant Gastroenterologist and co-founder of the Sheffield Institute of Gluten-Related Disorders.