The daily gluten intake in relatives of patients with coeliac disease compared with that of the general Dutch population.

@article{Overbeek1997TheDG,
  title={The daily gluten intake in relatives of patients with coeliac disease compared with that of the general Dutch population.},
  author={F M van Overbeek and I G Uil-Dieterman and I W Mol and L K{\"o}hler-Brands and Hugo S. A. Heymans and Chris Jacob Johan Mulder},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={9 11},
  pages={1097-9}
}
BACKGROUND It has been suggested that the amount of gluten intake in populations offers an explanation for differences in the epidemiology of coeliac disease. Investigations into first-degree relatives of coeliac disease patients have often shown that relatives exhibit intermediate features of coeliac disease, possibly due to a low gluten intake. AIMS The aim of this study was to investigate the pattern of gluten consumption in the general Dutch population for different age and sex groups and… CONTINUE READING

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