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A new Swedish study, led by Dr. Anneli Ivarrson, pediatrician, suggests that introducing gluten (protein found in barley, rye, wheat and related grains) to infants between 4 and 6 months while still breastfeeding may reduce risk of celiac disease (a common intestinal disorder). This however, does not apply for inherited genes. The study was recently published online in the journal Pediatrics. Since the finding may sound contradicting as the disease is brought about by foods containing gluten that damages the lining of the small bowel or intestine, the research team speculate that there may be a chance in which the […]
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