Health Conditions : Coeliac Disease
Coeliac disease is a digestive condition where the small intestine becomes inflamed and unable to absorb nutrients.
It can cause a range of symptoms, including diarrhoea, abdominal pain and bloating.
Coeliac disease is caused by an adverse reaction to gluten, a dietary protein found in 3 types of cereal
Gluten is found in any food that contains the above cereals, including:
- breakfast cereals
- most types of bread
- certain types of sauces
- some types of ready meals.
In addition, most beers are made from barley.