The gluten-free diet in children: Do the risks outweigh the benefits?
The prevalence of celiac disease (CD), an autoimmune disease, is increasing. The only treatment for CD is a gluten-free diet. However, the increasing prevalence of CD does not account for the disproportionate increase in growth of the gluten-free food industry (136 percent from 2013 to 2015). Experts discuss several of the most common inaccuracies regarding the gluten-free diet.