Gluten-free diets are all the rage, but for thousands of Americans with celiac disease, the need for internal well-being is far more than a weight loss gimmick. Yet diagnosis of celiac disease is notoriously hard to pin down. We discuss why.
In this video on Huff Post Live, originally aired on November 19, 2014, Dr. Clifford Bassett discusses gluten allergies and cliac disease. Learn more by watching the full video.
First, it is essential to confirm whether you or your child have a food allergy by visiting an allergist and having the appropriate testing done and interpreted. Once confirmed, learn how to be a label detective, and be aware of potential foods and food ingredients that may wreak havoc if ingested by a family member with a food allergy.