Going gluten free under debate

There is no credible evidence to suggest that embracing a wheat- and gluten-free diet is a wise lifestyle choice—except for people with specific ailments such as celiac disease—according to a recent commentary by Professor Timothy Caulfield, an AllerGen investigator and a University of Alberta professor of health law and science policy.

“Gwyneth and Miley may believe gluten-free works wonders, but the science tells a different, more complex, story,” Professor Caulfield wrote, in a special commentary to the Star on October 18. Read Professor Caulfield’s commentary here.