Gluten sensitivity or intolerance is a term used to describe a reduction in symptoms after eliminating gluten in the diet. People who feel they have gluten intolerance describe symptoms of
There is conflicting evidence as to whether the symptoms of nonceliac gluten intolerance are caused by another disease or condition, or whether it's that the person is experiencing the placebo effect.Read more: Gluten Sensitvity (Intolerance) Article
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