A gluten-free diet is the treatment for celiac disease.
Dr Benjamin Lebwohl and colleagues from New York,USA discovered this diet has gained popularity in the United States out of proportion to shifts in diagnosis and incidence of celiac disease.
|Sociodemographic factors can affect food purchases|
|Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology|
Sociodemographic factors can affect food purchases and nutritional habits, and popular diets may be unrelated to recommendations from medical professionals.
Dr Lebwohl's team concludes, "The aim of this study was to test whether sociodemographic and health data predict the popularity of Google searches for “gluten-free diet.”