Nutrients 2021 Nov 9;13(11). Epub 2021 Nov 9.
Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Department of Pediatrics and Child Health, Max Rady College of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB R3A 1S1, Canada.
The gluten-free diet (GFD) has gained popularity beyond its main medical indication as the treatment for gluten-induced immune-mediated disorders such as celiac disease (CD), dermatitis herpetiformis, gluten ataxia, wheat allergy, and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. However, the diet carries some disadvantages such as elevated costs, nutritional deficiencies, and social and psychological barriers. The present work aims to review indications, proven benefits, and adverse events of a gluten-free diet. Read More