Nutritional Pearls: Is Gluten Bad for You?
Daniel is a 32-year-old man who is becoming more concerned about the weight he’s gained in the last decade since he graduated college. He’s looking to develop healthier eating habits. He doesn’t have Celiac disease, but he asks you if you would recommend the gluten-free diet he saw online.
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