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September 10, 2019

Posted by Communications and Marketing on September 10, 2019

Below you will find suggested Dalhousie University experts who can speak to current topics of regional, provincial, national and international interest for Tuesday, September 10, 2019.

Are Canadians unnecessarily adopting a gluten-free diet ?
A recent study claims that many Canadians are adopting a gluten-free diet unnecessarily because gluten does not actually induce gastrointestinal symptoms. The study suggests that unless you have celiac disease there is no need to avoid gluten. Dr. Jo Welch is available to discuss the impacts of a gluten on a person’s health and why so many people are gravitating towards a gluten-free diet.

Dalhousie Expert: Dr. Jo Welch PhD, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology
Research Specialties: Bones and nutrition, Bones and exercise, Health benefits of sports, obesity remediation, bone imaging
Contact: jo.welch@dal.ca or (902) 494-2475