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Should pregnant women avoid gluten?

New research has linked women’s gluten intake during pregnancy with subsequent type 1 diabetes in their children.

The study of 67,500 women shows that women who consume more than 20 grams of gluten per day are twice as likely to have a child with the condition than women who consume less than 7 grams.

This study shows similar results to previous research on mice.

If you have concerns about your diet and nutrition, you can talk to Dr Timothy Hall. You don’t need a referral from a GP, just call 8379 1124 today.


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