Health Tip: Avoiding Gluten
(HealthDay News) -- People with celiac disease should avoid eating gluten, a protein found in most grains, especially wheat.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics makes these suggestions for avoiding gluten:
Always read food labels. Look for gluten-free foods that are fortified with iron and folate.
Opt for whole grains that are naturally gluten free, such as buckwheat, quinoa, teff, millet, corn, flax and amaranth.
Carefully read restaurant menus and ask questions about ingredients.
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