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10 Celiac Disease and Gluten Myths Debunked

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Golden wheat field on a sunny day.
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Man shopping at a supermarket.
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Myth: Celiac disease is a food allergy


Blood vial.
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Myth: You only need a blood test for a celiac diagnosis


Woman experiencing stomach pain.
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Myth: Going gluten free is harmless


Celiac disease and stethescope.
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Myth: Celiac disease is common.


Woman at work with a headache.
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Myth: Celiac only affects the GI tract


Wheat grains next to whole wheat kernels.
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Myth: Gluten is an ingredient in wheat


Rice.
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Myth: Gluten is in rice


Various types of dairy products.
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Myth: People with celiac can’t have dairy


Female feet on weight scale.
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Myth: Not eating gluten helps me lose weight


Squeezing toothpaste on to a toothbrush.
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Myth: Gluten is only found in food


Erica Sanderson

Erica Sanderson

Erica Sanderson is a former content producer and editor for HealthCentral. Living with a chronic disorder that affects the lungs and instestine, Erica focused on covering digestive health and respiratory health. Topics included COPD, asthma, acid reflux, managing symptoms and medication.