Does the age gluten is introduced to the diet influence the development of coeliac disease?

With food allergies on the rise, there has been much debate about when to introduce certain foods into the diets of infants.  However, when it comes coeliac disease, there is no link between the time gluten is introduced to the diet and the development of the condition in at-risk infants.

An international study led by researchers at the Massachusetts General Hospital in the United States examined more than 700 infants over a five-year period. The children selected for the study were considered at risk, as a first-degree relative (parent or sibling) had already received a coeliac disease. . .

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