Nutrition and Celiac Disease
by Carlo Catassi, Alessio Fasano (eds)
Publisher: MDPI AG 2010
Number of pages: 254
Celiac disease (CD) is an autoimmune disorder occurring in genetically predisposed individuals, and triggered by the ingestion of dietary gluten, the major protein component in wheat, barley and rye. This volume is a summary of contemporary issues on the management of CD and other gluten-related disorders.
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