Study: BMI rises among celiac patients eating gluten free

A study of 1,018 confirmed celiac disease patients at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston found the patients, who were eating a gluten-free diet, were less likely to be overweight than the general population, but average body mass increased among those eating gluten-free. Researchers suggested discussing weight maintenance as part of education for celiac patients. (5/25)

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