Breastfeeding Reduces Risk of Celiac Disease

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BREAST feeding
CELIAC disease -- Risk factors
DIGESTIVE organs -- Diseases
MALABSORPTION syndromes
INFANTS -- Nutrition

Abstract:The article offers information about a study which found that breastfeeding reduces risk celiac disease (CD). It has been speculated by scientists that CD or gluten intolerance which causes intestinal mal-absorption of cereal grains, is caused by early feeding. To determine the effect of early infant feeding practices relative to the development of CD, the impact of breastfeeding against no breastfeeding, its duration and effect while introducing gluten-containing foods have been analyzed.

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