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When babies eat first gluten doesn't change chance of celiac disease, study says
When babies eat first gluten doesn't change chance of celiac disease, study says

Parents with celiac disease often jump through hoops over breastfeeding and when to give children their first bread or other food containing gluten, but a study published Wednesday suggests it doesn’t matter much in terms of whether the child will develop celiac disease. However, delaying the first taste of wheat, barley or rye in infants who are at risk of celiac disease could delay the age at which they get it, and that could mean they’re healthier during those phases, according to one of two studies about gluten and celiac disease published in the New England Journal of Medicine. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this post said Levy was diagnosed 40...

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