Why Not to Use Gluten-Free Diets to Lose Weight


Gluten-free diets may be less nutritious

You could be exposed to arsenic

Gluten-free diets may actually cause weight gain

You may still be eating gluten

Gluten-free diets cost more

Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks

Kristina Brooks was a digital editor at HealthCentral with a background in animal biology, ecology, and health science. While studying broadcast journalism, she discovered the great need for health reporters that could translate research to the public. In her work, she hopes to use research to help consumers make smart decisions about their healthcare, and empower patients to stay confident and in charge of their chronic conditions. She helped launch HealthCentral's inaugural MythWeek.