By| March 14, 2017
Another study was released recently that purports to “prove” that gluten-free diets are associated with increased risk for type 2 diabetes.
As with many studies of this type, the findings were misinterpreted but fed into the media’s continual need for titillating headlines.
I thought this hubbub would pass by now, but reports about this study (such as this piece of tripe from The Washington Post) seem to be gaining more traction than usual, fueling the misunderstanding and misinformation that plagues nutritional thinking.
While I thought this would just pass, it looks like it will not and I’m therefore posting my comments.
First, a few words about epidemiological studies…