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People who have
celiac disease must be on a gluten-free diet. Even a
small amount of
gluten may cause symptoms of bloating, gas, and
The basics of a gluten-free diet include:
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says that if a food sold in the U.S. is labeled free of gluten, then it must contain less than 20 parts per million (ppm) of gluten.
On a gluten-free diet, you can still have:
Trier JS (2012). Intestinal malabsorption. In NJ Greenberger et al., eds., Current Diagnosis and Treatment: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, 2nd ed., pp. 237–257. New York: McGraw-Hill.
September 17, 2013
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Jerry S. Trier, MD - Gastroenterology
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