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      Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease   09/30/2015

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Does Gluten Deserve to be on the Public Health Enemies List? - Forbes

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Does Gluten Deserve to be on the Public Health Enemies List?


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I cannot figure out why this person (DiSalvo) wrote this article, unless some investor is reading Forbes and wants to know if the long term trend for gluten free products is for real, or the result of a sort of mass hysteria that is just waiting for the "science blogging" community to debunk so things can get back to "normal."

Yeah, that's sarcasm.

It starts out very well, and then seems to draw the opposite conclusion from what was previously presented.

Studies have linked gluten exposure in celiac patients with higher incidences of migraines, brain lesions, epilepsy, dementia, and learning disorders. The effects are most severe in children, but the studies identify neurological issues in virtually every age group. According to the Center for Peripheral Neuropathy, about 10 percent of celiac patients develop neurological symptoms.


But, for what it

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