Gluten-free diet is not recommended for people without celiac diseaseBMJ 2017; 357 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j2135 (Published 03 May 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;357:j2135
- Zosia Kmietowicz
- The BMJ
Gluten is not associated with a risk of coronary heart disease in people without celiac disease—and restricting gluten may result in a low intake of whole grains, which are associated with cardiovascular benefits, a study in The BMJ has found.1
The researchers said that promoting gluten-free diets among people without celiac disease should not be encouraged.
The number of people without celiac disease who avoid gluten has increased in recent years, …