Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that affects about one percent of the general population, and involves the body’s inability to process gluten proteins without an autoimmune response. This condition can lead to other conditions such as malnutrition, osteoporosis, and other associated issues that can be long term. Recently, some studies have been done that have shown that celiac suffers may be able to consume pure oats without having to worry about any negative consequences. However, more work needs to be done by researchers to confirm these findings.
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