Going gluten-free is all the rage these days, but whether this diet de jour is beneficial for those who don’t suffer from gluten insensitivity or Celiac disease has been in dispute.
A new report published earlier this month in the Journal of Pediatrics is the latest study to weigh in on the debate. And its verdict: being on a gluten-free diet doesn’t necessarily benefit those who are not Celiac. What’s more, it could even damage the health of those who can eat gluten.
Norelle Reilly, MD, an assistant professor of pediatrics at the Columbia University Medical Center, and an author of the paper, “The Gluten-Free Diet: Recognizing Fact, Fiction, and Fad” that was published in this month’s Journal of Pediatrics