RHR: Does early introduction of gluten prevent Celiac disease in kids?

RHR: Does early introduction of gluten prevent Celiac disease in kids?

In this episode of Revolution Health Radio (RHR) we discuss “Does early introduction of gluten prevent Celiac disease in kids” We have a fantastic question this week. Very recently, I saw two new studies that are related to this topic come out. I read a couple of commentaries about them and then when I was reviewing questions that we could cover this week, I heard this question and thought, “Well, this is perfect timing.” It’s true that early studies indicated that it might be possible to reduce the risk of developing celiac disease by introducing gluten between four and six months of age.

If you understand the immune system and how it develops, and sensitization, it made sense to me that this could be a possibility. Whether it still makes sense to give your baby gluten at four months old is an entirely different question. There are a lot more things to talk about than just whether it would reduce the risk of developing celiac disease.

In this episode, we cover:

3:57 Introducing 14Four
14:03 What Chris ate for breakfast
18:54 The research on when to introduce gluten
24:07 Can you influence whether someone will develop Celiac?

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Chris Kresser, M.S., L.Ac, is a practitioner of integrative and functional medicine, the creator of one of the world’s most respected natural health sites, ChrisKresser.com, and author of the New York Times best seller, Your Personal Paleo Code. He is widely known for his in-depth research uncovering myths and misconceptions in modern medicine and providing natural health solutions with proven results.

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