Description: Weight gain is a common problem after starting a gluten-free diet for celiac disease. This is beneficial if the client is malnourished from undiagnosed celiac disease, but in many cases the weight gain is unhealthy. Dietitians should caution newly diagnosed celiac clients about weight gain and suggest nutrient dense, lower calorie foods. Additionally, this is a great article to help clients understand that the gluten-free diet for weight loss is just a fad!!
Target Audience: General Public
Organization: Allergic Living Magazine
Posted in: Spring2013-Resources