May 7th, 2017

Podcast 206: Gluten avoidance and cardiac risks

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Have you prepared a dinner party recently and not heard the word “gluten” come up?
Using food-frequency questionnaires, researchers followed the dietary habits of two very large cohorts of clinicians for over 25 years. Their results, just published in The BMJ suggest that, unless you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, you’re better off not avoiding the stuff. Our conversation is with the senior author, Andrew T. Chan.

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Executive producer, Kristin Kelley.
Next week: We visit with the chief medical officer of OpenBiome.

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