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A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. It's important to know how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.
For most of her young life, 3-year-old Hazel Sargent of Garden City, Minnesota, had tummy troubles. She was frequently constipated and never a big eater. Then one day last spring, she woke up from a nap and was lethargic.
What if you had to carefully read the ingredients of every food you ate in order to avoid an allergic reaction? Life at the dinner table is very different for the small percentage of Americans who are allergic to certain foods. Recent studies show that approximately five percent of children under the age of 5, and three percent of adults are allergic to at least one food.
Risks, complications and treatment of celiac disease
There are many questions about celiac disease, and knowledge and understanding will help you to identify and treat this condition.