Gluten intolerance

Other Names:
Non-caeliac gluten sensitivity

Gluten intolerance produces a wasting disease of childhood in which there is an inability to absorb fats from the intestine; the stools, therefore, have an excess of fat and are pale, bulky and frothy. In adults, celiac disease is a chronic digestive disorder in which stress can be a factor. Inflammation, diarrhoea, pain, weight loss and malnutrition are a few of the problems that may be experienced.




Gluten is a component in the grainsvwheat, spelt, rye, oats, barley, triticale and kamut.

Related Problems:
Grain overload
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Date of last update
12.11.2019 – 16:47 CET