Millions Suffer From Gluten Intolerance

Some experts have called gluten intolerance America's newest health epidemic

October 15, 2019

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Some experts have called gluten intolerance America's newest health epidemic.

According to a study by the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research, about 20 million Americans presently suffer from gluten intolerance, an adverse reaction to the protein gluten found in wheat and related grain species, including barley and rye.

Dr. Julie Gatza health educator and founder of the Florida Wellness Institute came on the program to explain how symptoms of gluten intolerance, also called gluten sensitivity, can be mild to severe.

Listen to the interview in this segment of Eye on the Community.